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SCS News & Press Releases 2019

May 2019

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Carley Awarded Honorary Doctorate by University of Zurich

By Josh Quicksall - Friday, May 31, 2019
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Hoffmann Receives NSF CAREER Award

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Pitt and CMU To Create Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

By Byron Spice (CMU), Allison Hydzik (Pitt) - Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Bacteria Change Behavior To Tackle Tiny Obstacle Course

E. coli Behavior in Obstacle Courses Has Implications for Robotic Search and Rescue

By Byron Spice - Monday, May 20, 2019
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Carnegie Mellon Educational Software Slated for Pilot Project in Zambia

Finalist in Global Learning XPRIZE Lets Kids Teach Themselves Reading, Writing, Math

By Byron Spice - Thursday, May 16, 2019
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New Technology Improves Cloud Computing

By Daniel Tkacik - Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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RoboTutor Team Awaits Global Learning XPRIZE Results

Winning Team Gets $10 Million, but Ultimate Goal Is Boosting Literacy for Millions Worldwide

By Byron Spice - Monday, May 13, 2019
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Bajpai Wins 2019 K&L Gates Prize

Graduating Senior Discovered Her Passion for Teaching at SCS

By Byron Spice - Thursday, May 9, 2019
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SCS News From the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

CMU Researchers Unveil Latest Human-Computer Interaction Advances at CHI 2019

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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CMU Researchers Make Transformational AI Seem "Unremarkable"

AI Must Be Unobtrusive To Be Accepted as Part of Clinical Decision Making

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Collision-Detecting Suitcase, Wayfinding App Help Blind People Navigate Airports

Researchers, Pittsburgh International Airport seek to increase independence of travelers with vision impairments

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Show Your Hands: Smartwatches Sense Hand Activity

Devices That Know What Your Hands Are Doing Could Unlock New Apps

By Byron Spice - Monday, May 6, 2019
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Dataset Bridges Human Vision and Machine Learning

Neuroscience, Computer Vision Collaborate To Better Understand Visual Information Processing

By Byron Spice - Monday, May 6, 2019
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Knit 1, Purl 2: Assembly Instructions for a Robot?

Researchers Make Soft, Actuated Objects Using Commercial Knitting Machines

By Byron Spice - Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Computer Science Idea Triggers First Kidney-Liver Transplant Swap

Sandholm Says Multi-Organ Exchanges Could Boost Number of Transplants

By Byron Spice - Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Roeder Elected to National Academy of Sciences

By Jocelyn Duffy and Abby Simmons - Wednesday, May 1, 2019