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Computer program learns language rules and composes sentences, all without outside help

Shimon Edelman of Cornell and colleagues have developed a method for enabling a computer program to scan text, infer the grammar behind it and generate new sentences.

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Gates sees a software-driven future led by computer science

Bill Gates sees a future in which technology manages all our information for us, with devices at work, at home and in our pockets all seamlessly linked. The hardware is already here or coming soon, he says, but the challenge is to create the software. And, he said in a campus visit Feb. 26, he needs today's college students to produce it.

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Sufferers from glaucoma, cataracts and other low-vision disorders could be aided by Cornell computer graphics technology

A computer graphics project at Cornell could lead to an improved quality of life for people with visual disorders classified as "low vision."

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Look, Ma, no wires! Cornell class project tests wireless networking

Students in CS 502 were issued Dell laptops equipped with wireless networking cards, and Kennedy/Roberts is one of eight buildings on campus equipped with wireless transceivers linked to the campus network.

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Sifting through the jumble: A Cornell researcher finds a new way of retrieving just the right information from the web

The World Wide Web is an endless source of information, but it's getting harder and harder to find precisely the right information. Now a Cornell University researcher has come up with a method of searching the web that can return a list of the most valuable sites on a given topic, as well as a list of sites that index the subject.

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Sol Gruner, Princeton physicist, is named director of CHESS at Cornell

Sol M. Gruner, a Princeton University physicist, has been appointed director of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell, effective Sept. 1.

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Undergraduates use Cornell supercomputer for summer research

Fifteen undergraduate students from across the country arrived in Ithaca, N.Y., on June 2 to begin a summer of research at the Cornell Theory Center (CTC).

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Computer program reads math text aloud for the visually impaired

A computer program written by a Cornell University graduate student to help him read his mathematics texts is now helping visually impaired students across the country with their studies. Eventually it may speed the process of recording books for the blind and perhaps lead to an audio browser for the World Wide Web.

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Digital library for computer scientists welcomes participants

More than 30 academic departments and research laboratories are now participating in the Networked Computer Science Technical Report Library (NCSTRL).