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Answer to thorny question could unlock internet security

Rafael Pass, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and at the Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, and a collaborator offer a potential pathway to solving an age-old computer science and cryptography problem.

Smart necklace could track your detailed facial expressions

Tracking facial movements, and possibly their cause, is one of the proposed applications for NeckFace, a necklace-type wearable sensing technology developed in the lab of Cheng Zhang, assistant professor of information science.

Platform teaches nonexperts to use machine learning

New, award-winning research from the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science is helping inform and improve future design and development of interactive machine learning tools.

Summer CIS programs foster diversity, community

Diversity is a major priority of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, and three summer offerings – CSMore, SoNIC and the Designing Technology for Social Impact Workshop – demonstrate that commitment.

NSF funds work on flagging bad online behavior

Members of the Prosocial Project have received a four-year, $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation for work on understanding the emergence and maintenance of norms to deter negative online behavior.

Machine learning tool sorts the nuances of quantum data

An interdisciplinary team developed a tool to parse quantum matter and make crucial distinctions in the data, helping scientists unravel the most confounding phenomena in the subatomic realm.

Software tool breathes life into post-COVID office airflow

As offices spring back to life, interior space designers and architects will soon have an easy planning tool to efficiently diagram workplace airflow.

Testing AI fairness in predicting college dropout rate

Researchers from Cornell Bowers CIS found no evidence that removing protected student attributes from dropout prediction models improves their accuracy or fairness, but they advocate for including those attributes.

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.8 million to fund vital collaborations

Cornell Atkinson has awarded eleven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) seed grants for research by 40 faculty researchers representing eight Cornell colleges and 19 academic departments. The 2021 awards span 11 countries on five…

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