Tag: Department of Computer Science

Crowdsourcing can deliver real time support for docs

Crowdsourcing can deliver real time support for docs

April 30, 2014

Results of a pilot project show that physicians can successfully harness the power of crowdsourcing to help diagnose and treat patients in real time using a mobile app.

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Hack to the future: Rochester’s first 24-hour hackathon

Hack to the future: Rochester’s first 24-hour hackathon

April 18, 2014

Computer programming is often a solitary endeavor. But humans are inherently social creatures. So how do you engage a group of programmers in a way that’s fun and productive? Answer: RocHack.

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CompSci students help singers voice their vowels

CompSci students help singers voice their vowels

March 6, 2014

Voice students who want to perfect their vowel vocalizations can get help from a new simple, free application, developed by a group of computer science students, called “Vowel Shapes.”

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Tracking Tweets to Enhance Food Safety

Tracking Tweets to Enhance Food Safety

August 8, 2013

The system combines machine-learning and crowdsourcing techniques to analyze millions of tweets to find people reporting food poisoning symptoms following a restaurant visit.

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