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Crosstown: The day the traffic died in Los Angeles

Crosstown: The day the traffic died in Los Angeles

May 28, 2020

Researchers at USC’s Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC), including Cyrus Shahabi, IMSC director and computer science professor, worked in partnership with Crosstown, a nonprofit news organization, to examine vehicle volume data across Los Angeles during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Adobe Spark: AthenaHacks 2020

Adobe Spark: AthenaHacks 2020

May 21, 2020

AthenaHacks was founded in 2016 by a group of USC seniors, led by computer science student Kelly Lampotang, with the idea of creating a friendly hackathon event to inspire more women coders and engineers to work together.

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KPCC : Digital Contract Tracing to Contain the Coronavirus

KPCC : Digital Contract Tracing to Contain the Coronavirus

May 21, 2020

As more places across California start to reopen, contact tracing is set to play a crucial role in containing the spread of the coronavirus. Cyrus Shahabi, USC computer science professor, discusses how much of the work could be done through digital contact tracing and how it would work. (Listen ~00:19).

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USC NBSE wins major awards at regional conference

USC NBSE wins major awards at regional conference

Dec 04, 2019

Fresh from its historic win last year when they brought home the trophy for National Chapter of The Year, the USC chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, or NSBE, continues to rake awards and solidify its place as one of the best student-run organizations in the nation

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2017

From the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and it’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing – led by brilliant Professor SK Gupta, of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and of Computer Science

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Reuters: Amazon deepens university ties in artificial intelligence race

Reuters: Amazon deepens university ties in artificial intelligence race

Mar 07, 2017

Reuters featured USC Viterbi and the Information Sciences Institute as being selected for the Amazon Alexa Fund Fellowship, a new program to support universities and researchers focused on transformative voice technologies such as text-to-speech, natural language understanding, automatic speech recognition and conversational artificial intelligence.