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SCS News & Press Releases 2015

November 2015

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Big Data Researchers Receive Grant To Build Better Models for Predicting Cancer Outcomes

By Anita Srikameswaran (UPMC) and Byron Spice (CMU) - Monday, November 30, 2015
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What Makes Paris Paris?

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon Tops International Field in Live Question-Answering

Di Wang's System Answers Real Questions From Real People in Real-Time

By Byron Spice - Friday, November 20, 2015
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Strategy Based on Human Reflexes May Keep Legged Robots and Prosthetic Legs From Tripping

Lower-Leg Amputees Will Test Carnegie Mellon's Balance Recovery Technology

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon Building Educational Software To Teach Children Basic Skills Without a Teacher

Student-Faculty Team Competing for Global Learning XPRIZE

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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Shenango Channel Provides Online Resource for Sharing Images, Data About Coke Plant

What's That Smell? CMU Technology Helps Find Sources

By Byron Spice - Monday, November 16, 2015
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Web Tool Helps People Visualize, Make Sense of Large Complex Datasets

Carnegie Mellon's EVA Cuts Its Teeth on U.S. Census Employment Data

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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System Helps Novices Design 3D-Printable Robotic Creatures

Disney, CMU Develop Tool That Ensures Legged Robots Move as Intended

By Byron Spice (Carnegie Mellon) and Jennifer Liu (Walt Disney Imagineering) - Monday, November 9, 2015
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System Recognizes Objects Touched by User, Enabling Context-Aware Smartwatch Apps

Carnegie Mellon, Disney Method Exploits Conductivity of Human Body

By Byron Spice (Carnegie Mellon) and Jennifer Liu (Walt Disney Imagineering) - Monday, November 9, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Part of NSF's "Big Data Brain Trust"

Researchers Will Confront Challenges of Big Data as Members of the Northeast Data Innovation Hub

By Byron Spice - Monday, November 2, 2015
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SpeckSensor App Compares Air Quality Locally and Nationally

Users Can Track Pollution Wherever They Choose

By Byron Spice - Monday, November 2, 2015