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Tag: Department of Computer Science

Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

June 17, 2022

Rochester undergraduate students banded together to overcome multiple crises while fielding their robot on a simulated lunar surface at Kennedy Space Center.

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Play a Bach duet with an AI counterpoint

Play a Bach duet with an AI counterpoint

June 8, 2022

BachDuet, developed by University of Rochester researchers, allows users to improvise duets with an artificial intelligence partner.

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Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

January 26, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has recognized Nicholas Bigelow and Michael Scott for their distinguished efforts to advance science.

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Software uses selfies to detect early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Software uses selfies to detect early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

November 15, 2021

Rochester computer scientist Ehsan Hoque and his colleagues have harnessed machine learning to accurately identify signs of the neurological disease by analyzing facial muscles.

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A new way to prepare doctors for difficult conversations

A new way to prepare doctors for difficult conversations

July 15, 2021

University of Rochester researchers have developed SOPHIE, a virtual ‘patient’ that trains doctors in explaining end-of-life options.

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To drill down on anti-Asian hate crimes, Rochester researchers harness social media

To drill down on anti-Asian hate crimes, Rochester researchers harness social media

May 19, 2021

Information gleaned from thousands of Twitter users lets the researchers gauge public opinion toward #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate.

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Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

May 5, 2021

This year, five University of Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty.

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Can social networks help us be more creative?

Can social networks help us be more creative?

December 9, 2020

Our interactions on social media could encourage new ways of thinking and different perspectives, if creativity was considered part of the network’s algorithms, say Rochester researchers.

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Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

November 24, 2020

James Allen, professor in the Department of Computer Science, is being recognized for his “broad contributions to artificial intelligence and natural language understanding.”

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Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Themes of anxiety, depression, and fear of shortages emerge as Rochester researchers continue to mine social media as a reflection of the United States “in the moment.”

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