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Research reflects how AI sees through the looking glass

A team of Cornell researchers used AI to investigate what sets originals apart from their reflections, and their algorithms learned to pick up unexpected clues.

Summer program aims to lower barriers for CS majors

A new summer program, held virtually from June 1-22, aimed to boost the numbers of computer science majors from underrepresented backgrounds.

Ankle monitors could stigmatize wearers, research says

Electronic ankle monitors are bulky and difficult to conceal, displaying their wearers’ potential involvement with the justice system for all to see, according to new Cornell research.

Study: No single solution helps all students complete MOOCs

A team co-led by a Cornell researcher found that promising interventions to help students complete online courses were not effective on a massive scale.

Platform empowers users to control their personal data

To help individuals take greater control of their personal information, Cornell researchers developed a platform allowing users to set restrictions on what kind of data they’ll release, and to whom.

Cornell research powers Facebook’s new AI shopping tool

A new artificial intelligence system allowing shoppers on Facebook to identify characteristics of items in uploaded photographs is based on Cornell research.

Kavita Bala named dean of Computing and Information Science

Kavita Bala, professor and chair of computer science, has been named dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 5.

Center advances social sciences research with spring grants

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded $118,000 in spring grants supporting ambitious research projects and conferences involving two-dozen faculty members and resarchers.

Cornell’s first black female CS Ph.D. blazed her own trail

Rediet Abebe, the first black woman to earn a doctorate at Cornell in computer science, blazed a trail not just for herself, but for others, too.