Will artificial intelligence improve our lives, or will it bring on the robot apocalypse? Absent an understanding of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s hard for citizens and policy makers to construct an informed opinion.
Mohammed Zaki, a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor of computer science and an expert in scalable data mining techniques, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Zaki is being recognized “for contributions to knowledge discovery and data mining.”
As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days December 12-13.
The Cognitive and Immersive Systems Laboratory (CISL) has reached a milestone that positions it to advance cognitive and immersive environments for collaborative problem-solving in situations like board rooms, classrooms, diagnosis rooms, and design studios.
Computer Science graduate student Salles Viana Gomes de Magalhães won the First Place Overall Award in the 2016 TripAdvisor programming challenge September 17, 2016. Salles talks about his experience in this programming challenge in an interview with The Approach at http://approach.rpi.edu/2016/10/17/the-winning-algorithm/.
Extraordinary achievements in student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were recognized recently with several hallmark entrepreneurship awards, including the six winning ideas for the fall 2016 Change the World Challenge at Rensselaer.
A team of students from Rensselaer presented an analysis and incident response approach to a simulated cyber attack in order to claim third place at the third annual Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition
We can look at the World Wide Web from the perspective of mathematics through network science, or the perspective of infrastructure through computer science; but to truly understand the interactions between technology and society found on the web, we need web science.