USC Collaborates in $20M NSF Institute to Push New Frontiers in AI and Optimization

USC Collaborates in $20M NSF Institute to Push New Frontiers in AI and Optimization

The NSF Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute for Advances in Optimization will fuse AI and mathematics to tackle tough challenges, such as food security, supply chain operations and hardware design.

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USC Viterbi Students Develop AI-based Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Tool

USC Viterbi Students Develop AI-based Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Tool

A student team developed machine learning algorithms that help predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease using speech.

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“Deepfaking the Mind” Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces for People with Disabilities

“Deepfaking the Mind” Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces for People with Disabilities

Synthetic neurological data created using generative adversarial networks could speed up training of brain-computer interfaces, new study finds.

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CIFellows 2021: CIFellowships Support Post-Doctoral Research

Emmanuel Johnson and Jasmine Berry have received 2021 Computing Innovation (CI) Fellowships, which help recent and soon-to-be Ph.D. graduates launch their careers in uncertain economic times.

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Computer Science Professor Wins ‘Test of Time’ Award for Influential Paper

Computer Science Professor Wins ‘Test of Time’ Award for Influential Paper

Shang-Hua Teng’s groundbreaking paper on smoothed analysis of algorithms helped explain a long-debated phenomenon: why do some algorithms work better in practice than in theory?

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USC Researchers Present 30 Papers at EMNLP 2021

USC Researchers Present 30 Papers at EMNLP 2021

Goals include building fairer commonsense models by reducing bias, detecting polarizing topics to mitigate conflict, and achieving smooth human-AI communication.

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Events

Dec01Wed

MS CSCI/DSCI Drop-in Academic Advising

Wed, Dec 01, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online
Virtual Academic Advising Drop-in Hours for continuing MS students in CS or Data Science Programs will be available for the month of December. If you have a quick question that doesn't require a 20 minute appointment, please come to our...

Dec01Wed

MS CSCI/DSCI Drop-in Academic Advising

Wed, Dec 01, 2021
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Online
Virtual Academic Advising Drop-in Hours for continuing MS students in CS or Data Science Programs will be available for the month of December. If you have a quick question that doesn't require a 20 minute appointment, please come to our...

Dec02Thu

[Theory Seminar] Vaggos Chatziafratis (Northwestern Unviersity) - Hierarchical Clustering: Recent Progress and Open Questions

Thu, Dec 02, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: SAL 213
Speaker: Vaggos Chatziafratis, Northwestern University Talk Title: Hierarchical Clustering: Recent Progress and Open Questions Abstract: Hierarchical Clustering is an important tool for unsupervised learning whose goal is to construct a...

Dec02Thu

CAIS++ A Showcase of Undergrad AI Projects

Thu, Dec 02, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: MCB 101
Hi, We are CAIS++, the undergraduate branch of USC's Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS). Our mission is to advance AI for Social Good, and our group of 150+ students has worked with professors, startups, and community...

Dec03Fri

PhD Thesis Proposal - Arka Sadhu

Fri, Dec 03, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ph.D. Thesis Proposal - Arka Sadhu Friday, Dec 3rd, 2021: 12pm-2pm Title: Grounding Language in Images and Videos Thesis Committee members: Prof. Ram Nevatia, Prof. Xiang Ren, Prof. Yan Liu, Prof. Stefanos Nikolaidis, Prof. Toby...

Dec03Fri

PhD Thesis Proposal - Chen-Yu Wei

Fri, Dec 03, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Time: 1:00-2:30pm, December 3rd Committee: Haipeng Luo (host), Rahul Jain, David Kempe, Vatsal Sharan, Jiapeng Zhang Title: Robust and Adaptive Online Reinforcement Learning Abstract: Online reinforcement learning (RL) studies how...

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News

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“Deepfaking the Mind” Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces for People with Disabilities

“Deepfaking the Mind” Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces for People with Disabilities

Synthetic neurological data created using generative adversarial networks could speed up training of brain-computer interfaces, new study finds.

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AI Can Tell You If a Therapy Session Will Be Effective

AI Can Tell You If a Therapy Session Will Be Effective

New tool automates evaluations of cognitive behavioral therapy

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USC Researchers Present 30 Papers at EMNLP 2021

USC Researchers Present 30 Papers at EMNLP 2021

Goals include building fairer commonsense models by reducing bias, detecting polarizing topics to mitigate conflict, and achieving smooth human-AI communication.

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USC and UCLA Students Compete in Philanthropic Video Game Tournament

USC and UCLA Students Compete in Philanthropic Video Game Tournament

Proceeds will go to the Gerald A. Lawson Endowment Fund for Black and Indigenous Students and UCLA Bruin’s Black Bruin Resource Center.

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on August 2nd, 2021