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Monday, January 16, 2017

Suresh, CMU Faculty to Help Shape Global Agenda at World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum
Carnegie Mellon University will be part of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 16-20.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Poker Play Begins in "Brains Vs. AI: Upping the Ante"

Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence
Pros will play 120,000 hands against a Carnegie Mellon University artificial intelligence called Libratus against four of the world's best professional poker players.
Monday, January 9, 2017

Spinoff's Platform Helps Tackle Large Machine Learning Problems

Eric Xing
Eric Xing, professor of computer science, is founder and CEO of Petuum Inc.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Upping the Ante: Top Poker Pros Face Off vs. Artificial Intelligence

Dong Kim
Four of the world’s best professional poker players will compete against artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon in an epic rematch beginning Jan. 11 at Rivers Casino.
Monday, January 2, 2017

Program Primes Pump for Pittsburgh Tech Talent

Image of teacher and student
Carnegie Mellon University has teamed up with Microsoft to enlarge Pittsburgh's pipeline for computer scientists.
Monday, December 12, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Experts Launch Flu Forecasting for 2016-17 Season

Flu Forecasting
During last flu season, three forecasting systems developed at CMU were more accurate than 11 competing systems used by other external groups.
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Three Computer Science Faculty Members Named ACM Fellows

ACM Fellows
Justine Cassell, Manuela Veloso and Todd Mowry are being honored for their contributions to human-computer interaction, computer architecture and artificial intelligence.
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Li, Majetich, Raj Named IEEE Fellows

IEEE Fellows
CMU faculty members Xin Li, Sara Majetich and Bhiksha Raj have received one of the most prestigious honors in the technical community.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

U.S. Needs To Train More AI Experts To Stave Off Global Competitors, Moore Tells Senate

Moore testifies before Senate subcommittee
Andrew Moore, dean of CMU's School of Computer Science, made remarks today (Nov. 30) before a U.S. Senate subcomittee.
Monday, November 28, 2016

Researchers Seek Solution To Selfie-Related Deaths

Selfie death map
A growing number of people die each year while snapping photos of themselves on cliffs, railroad tracks and other hazardous spots. Researchers in Pittsburgh and India are looking for ways to reduce this risk.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Mobile App Behavior Often Appears at Odds With Privacy Policies

Norman Sadeh
Norman Sadeh has found that how a mobile app says it will collect or share a user’s personal information with third parties often appears to be inconsistent with how the app actually behaves.
Friday, November 11, 2016

Kanade Receives 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology

Takeo Kanade
The international award is presented by the Inamori Foundation to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural and spiritual betterment of humankind.
Monday, November 7, 2016

RoboVote Helps Groups Make Decisions Using AI-Driven Methods

The new online service enables anyone to use state-of-the-art voting methods to make optimal group decisions.
Friday, November 4, 2016

First Carnegie Colloquium Focuses on Artificial Intelligence in Military, Data Privacy

Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace co-hosted the Oct. 31 event.
Friday, October 28, 2016

Carnegie Mellon To Host Rising Stars Workshop

Ayana Ledford
Designed for Ph.D. students and postdocs in electrical engineering and computer science, the workshop will focus on navigating the early stages of a career in academia.

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