Robert Braden

Computing and Internet pioneer, now pursuing smart grid communication and anonymity, who helped shape and record evolution of Internet protocols.

ISI News

Pegasus Software Helped LIGO Gravitational Wave Detection

ISI-Developed Tool Automated Large-Scale Analyses of Data

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Benzel TechRepublic

Terry Benzel's work on Cybersecurity Experimentation of the Future (CEF) was featured on TechRepublic, a news and information-sharing site aimed at IT decision makers, on January 28.

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NPR: Machines, Lost In Translation - The Dream Of Universal Understanding

NPR quoted Kevin Knight about efforts by computer scientists to develop universal translators.

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Prem Natarajan Named Inaugural Keston Executive Director

February 2, 2016

In a joyous celebration and dinner at the California Club, Prem Natarajan was installed as the inaugural Keston Executive Director of the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI). The event was attended by faculty and staff from USC Viterbi and ISI and included USC Trustee and school namesake Andrew Viterbi and USC Provost Michael Quick.

"Endowing a chair means connecting ourselves to such great ideas coming out of ISI, and we are so excited to have Prem as the inaugural holder and to be associated with ISI," said Michael Keston, a real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist who holds two degrees in engineering. He also worked in the aerospace industry on the Atlas rocket that carried former Sen. John Glenn into space to become the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth. "My investment in ISI and technology is a return to my first love, which is engineering."Read More

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Unless otherwise noted, seminars are open to the public.

Feb 12Artemy KolchinskyAI Seminar

Multi-scale integration and modularity in complex dynamical systems

11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Feb 12Thang LuongNL Seminar

Recent Advances in Neural Machine Translation

3:00pm - 4:00pm PST
Feb 19Ehsan Ebrahimzadeh (UCLA)NL Seminar

Chasing vaccination in social media: Narrative discovery from an unstructured corpus of text

3:00pm - 4:00pm PST
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Feature Story

Prem Natarajan Named Inaugural Keston Executive Director

February 2, 2016

In a joyous celebration and dinner at the California Club, Prem Natarajan was installed as the inaugural Keston Executive Director of the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI). The event was attended by faculty and staff from USC Viterbi and ISI and included USC Trustee and school namesake Andrew Viterbi and USC Provost Michael Quick.

"Endowing a chair means connecting ourselves to such great ideas coming out of ISI, and we are so excited to have Prem as the inaugural holder and to be associated with ISI," said Michael Keston, a real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist who holds two degrees in engineering. He also worked in the aerospace industry on the Atlas rocket that carried former Sen. John Glenn into space to become the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth. "My investment in ISI and technology is a return to my first love, which is engineering."Read More