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Engineering Students Study "Abroad" in Silicon Valley

nwelding   February 8, 2017

A few weeks ago, the first ever group of 10 computer science and computer engineering students traveled to California to begin their semester studying in Silicon Valley.

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Your (Social Media) Votes Matter

nwelding   January 24, 2017

The goal of Tim Weninger's social media experiments (focused on Reddit) was to better understand the effects of malicious voting and the impact on what users see and share online. His recently published results provide insight into how a single up/down vote influences what content users see on the site and push into the broader social mediasphere or mainstream news.

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Notre Dame California Launches Silicon Valley Semester

nwelding   January 17, 2017

Some 175 years after Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C, trekked through the frozen Indiana wilderness to found the University of Notre Dame, 10 Notre Dame juniors majoring in computer science and engineering have begun their own journey to the University’s next frontier: Silicon Valley.

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Notre Dame, Condé Nast Announce New Research Collaboration on Content Consumption and Deep Learning

nwelding   December 8, 2016

How each and every person consumes digital content is different, but University of Notre Dame researchers are working to better understand and model this process. The Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications at Notre Dame is partnering with Condé Nast – a media company known for producing high-quality content for the world’s most influential audiences – to advance deep learning research on content consumption.

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Milestone - Robert Bixler, Oral Candidacy

jyeats   November 29, 2016

Milestone - Robert Bixler, Oral Candidacy Robert Bixler, a CSE PhD candidate, successfully presented and defended his proposal; "Detecting Mind Wandering across Domains using Temporal Models of Eye Gaze" and has passed his Oral Candidacy Exam. His adviser, Dr. Sidney D'Mello and committee members, Dr. Adam Czjaka, Dr. Ron Metoyer, Dr. Chaoli Wang were in attendance.

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Congratulations! Dr. Nigel Bosch, PhD

jyeats   November 29, 2016

Congratulations!  Dr. Nigel Bosch, PhD Nigel Bosch, a CSE PhD candidate, successfully presented and defended his dissertation; "Automatic Face-based Engagement Detection for Education" and will graduate with his PhD in January 2017. His adviser, Dr. Sidney D'Mello, along with his committee members, Dr. Patrick Flynn, Dr. Ron Metoyer and Dr. Aaron Striegel were in attendance.

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Congratulations! Dr. Indranil Palit, PhD

jyeats   November 29, 2016

Congratulations!  Dr. Indranil Palit, PhD Dissertation Defense

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Notre Dame Researchers Develop Software for Potential Use by Law Enforcement

nwelding   October 26, 2016

The software code developed at Notre Dame makes the iris identification process easier for law enforcement to use and, hopefully, apply. The code works by looking at iris features and presenting them to the user in a way that is similar to a program that conducts fingerprint analysis.

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How the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility Helps Solve Health and Other Research Questions

nwelding   October 21, 2016

When it comes to battling disease and maintaining healthy environments, DNA sequencing can be imperative to success. At the University of Notre Dame, the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility supports research in many areas that increasingly rely on DNA sequencing, including cancer biology, vector-borne diseases, the development of drug and antibiotic resistance, monitoring invasive species, and much more.

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IBRI Announces Visiting Fellow and Interim Director of Applied Data Sciences Core

nwelding   October 19, 2016

The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute announced that Notre Dame Professor Nitesh Chawla will be a visiting fellow of the Institute and serve as the interim director of the Applied Data Sciences Core.

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Milestone - Jin Guo, Oral Candidacy

jyeats   October 14, 2016

Milestone - Jin Guo, Oral Candidacy Proposal defense

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Notre Dame Research Is Working with Manufacturers to Minimize Warping in Metal-printed Parts

nwelding   October 6, 2016

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, isn’t just for plastics. In fact, Notre Dame researchers are working to 3D print a number of items, including metal orthopedic implants.

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COVE: A Tool for Advancing Progress in Computer Vision

staff   October 6, 2016

Computer vision is integral to many forms of artificial intelligence, with applications ranging from the critical (autonomous vehicles recognizing pedestrians), to useful (finding a video to show you how to cook your next delicacy), to just fun (searching for images of a recent family vacation). Recent technical advances in computer vision have revealed that a sure pathway to continued progress in the field lies in easy access to a massive network of reliable and diverse open source datasets. Unfortunately, nothing like this currently exists.

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It Takes a Village: How Crowdsensing Can Help Ensure Safe Drinking Water

nwelding   September 29, 2016

Water quality is not only an issue affecting urban water treatment systems. More than 15 million U.S. households rely on private wells for drinking water, where no municipal utility monitors water quality. These private wells are the focus of a project being conducted by Notre Dame researchers Dong Wang and Na Wei.

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Expressing the Value of Data Science in an ROI Framework

nwelding   September 16, 2016

In a recent paper published in EPJ Data Science, University of Notre Dame researchers study how organizations can quantify decision making in data science.

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