SCS News 2020

July 2020


Live-Streamed Game Collects Sounds To Help Train Home-Based Artificial Intelligence

CMU Researchers Use Twitch To Crowdsource Database of Home Sounds

By Virginia Alvino Young - Thursday, July 30, 2020

CMU Team Trains Autonomous Drones Using Cross-Modal Simulated Data

Researchers Break Down End-to-End Learning for Safe, Real-World Drone Deployment

By Virginia Alvino Young - Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Which Way to the Fridge? Common Sense Helps Robots Navigate

Carnegie Mellon's Winning Strategy Speeds Up Robotic Searches

By Byron Spice - Monday, July 20, 2020

What Mourning the "Death" of a Robot Looks Like on Social Media

People Use Similar Language to Describe Feelings for Animate and Inanimate Objects

By Virginia Alvino Young - Thursday, July 16, 2020

Transparent, Reflective Objects Now Within Grasp of Robots

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Teach Robots To Infer Shapes From Color Images

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Video Game Teaches Productive Civil Discourse and Overcoming Tribalism

Carnegie Mellon Researcher Develops Instructional Tool To Combat Information Bubbles

By Virginia Alvino Young - Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Bonatti Receives Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

By Byron Spice - Monday, July 6, 2020

CMU-Q Launches Virtual Computer Science Discovery Workshop

Mindcraft Virtual for High School Students Introduces Computing, Inspires Career Paths

Friday, July 3, 2020

Kaess Wins Inaugural RSS Test of Time Award

By Byron Spice - Thursday, July 2, 2020

New System Combines Smartphone Videos To Create 4D Visualizations

Carnegie Mellon Approach Requires Neither Studio nor Specialized Cameras

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, July 1, 2020