Tag: Department of Computer Science
Researchers can track the flu, consumer preferences, and movie box office sales, all from the millions of tweets posted every day.
Jiebo Luo and Yu Wang did not set out to predict who would win the 2016 U.S. presidential election. However, their exhaustive, 14-month study of each candidate’s Twitter followers offers some tantalizing clues as to why the race turned out the way it did: the more Donald Trump tweeted, the faster his following grew, even after he sparked controversies; and more of Hillary Clinton’s “un-followers” were women.
Anis Kallel ’17 is already working to improve the education system in his home country.
When Leslie Valiant delivered his 2011 Turing lecture, “it was one of the most scientifically inspiring speeches I have seen,” says Chen Ding, computer science professor and co-organizer of the 29th International Workshop on Languages and Compilers of Parallel Computing.
The University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science has awarded grants to three projects aimed at using big data to improve treatment of patients who are in intensive care or who suffer from epilepsy or mental disorders.
Earning an honor previously awarded to Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Mark Zuckerberg, Hoque has been recognized as one of the first to show that people can improve their social skills by interacting with automated systems.
Can a computer make you a better public speaker? Researchers from the Rochester Human Computer Interaction group created a project that aims to do just that. T
A teenager with asthma could be coughing, wheezing, and feeling short of breath, but be too engrossed in texting with friends to even notice. Working with colleagues in computer science and engineering, School of Nursing professor Hyekyun Rhee uses this potential problem as a solution.