News - 2018

USC Computing Forum's Inaugural Symposium a Resounding Success

May 21, 2018

On May 17, the USC Computing Forum hosted its inaugural symposium on the theme of "AI in Life" at the Marriott Hotel in Marina del Rey, California.

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USC Computing Forum Hosts Inaugural Symposium on Artificial Intelligence

April 26, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) will take center stage at the USC Computing Forum’s first tech symposium on May 17, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Marina del Rey, California.

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In Memoriam: Bob Braden, Legendary Internet Pioneer and ISI Fellow Emeritus

April 20, 2018

Robert “Bob” Braden, a legendary internet
pioneer and fellow emeritus at USC Viterbi's Information
Sciences Institute (ISI), has died. He was 84.

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ISI PhD Students Showcase Research at Graduate Student Symposium

April 19, 2018

On April 5, some of ISI’s finest research and creative projects were showcased at the Graduate Student Symposium, an annual event that celebrates the research efforts and accomplishments of students and faculty across the institute’s divisions.

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CIS Team Members Honored with ISI Meritorious Service Awards

April 17, 2018

ISI Computing and Information Services (CIS) team members Amir Hashmani, Jerry Li and Ken Johnson have been recognized with ISI Meritorious Service Awards for their extraordinary efforts in executing an important government- mandated cybersecurity compliance project.

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ISI Researchers Apply AI to Large-scale Integrated Modeling with New DARPA Award

March 16, 2018

USC Viterbi's Information Sciences Institute researchers are leveraging artificial intelligence to create an ambitious new computer modeling and predictive analysis tool thanks to a new $13 million Defense Research Projects Award (DARPA) award.

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USC ISI Researchers Develop Computational Methods to Uncover Hidden Trends in Human Behavior

March 14, 2018

It turns out, Mom was right: Spending more time studying, and less time partying, will lead to greater academic success. But according to a new study by USC computer scientists, hitting the books and avoiding all-nighters will also make you happier.

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USC News: USC Researchers at Forefront of Quantum Computer Development

March 14, 2018 The D-Wave 2X quantum computer housed at ISI is enabling researchers to close the gap between academic research in quantum computation and real-world critical problems. Read More

New Insights into Human Kidney Formation Made Possible with Innovative Platform Developed at ISI

February 15, 2018

A new USC study that reveals how kidneys form – which could pave the way for engineering new kidneys – was made possible in part by a collaboration with computer scientists at USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI).

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USC Trojan Family Magazine: The Future of Artificial Intelligence is Here, in Your Pocket and at USC

January 18, 2018 Several USC ISI researchers explore the future of artificial intelligence to thwart international criminals, instantly translate thousands of languages and more. Read More

USC ISI to Develop Translation and Information-Retrieval System for Uncommon Languages

January 8, 2018

A team of researchers from the Information Sciences Institute at USC Viterbi has received a $16.7 million grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop an automated information translation and summarization tool to quickly translate obscure languages.

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PCMag: This Is What it Takes to Measure the Internet

January 4, 2018 PCMag visited ISI's John Heidemann at the Analysis of Network Traffic (ANT) Lab, which has been keeping tabs on internet connectivity since its inception. Read More

ISI Research Director Ewa Deelman Named IEEE Fellow

January 4, 2018

ISI research director Ewa Deelman has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Deelman, who also holds a faculty appointment as research professor of computer science at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering, was honored for her "contributions to scientific workflow management."

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ISI Computer Scientist Drives Boundary-Pushing Networking Project

January 3, 2018

ISI senior computer scientist Heidi Morgan is spearheading the development of reliable, leading- edge infrastructure for research and education between the U.S. and Latin American countries.

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