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EWA DEELMAN AND YOLANDA GIL CO-AUTHOR SCIENCE ARTICLE ON REPRODUCIBILITY

December 22, 2016

ISI's Ewa Deelman, Yolanda Gil and six colleagues from other institutions have published an article in Science magazine's policy forum.

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YOLANDA GIL NAMED ACM FELLOW

December 10, 2016

Yolanda Gil has been named a Fellow the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's leading computing professional society.

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WHAT'S GOING ON: UNSUPERVISED LEARNING

November 17, 2016

Greg Ver Steeg thinks there's less difference between supervised and unsupervised machine learning than might appear to be the case.

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Peter Zamar Re-Elected to USC Staff Assembly

November 16, 2016

ISD administrative assistant Peter Zamar has been re-elected to the USC Staff Assembly for two years.  Peter is one of just 60 Assembly members representing USC’s more than 13,300 half- to full-time staff across the University Park and Health Sciences campuses, along with Marina del Rey, Playa Vista and many other locations. 

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Emilio Ferrara Sweeps Election Coverage

November 14, 2016

Our leading candidate for US presidential election coverage, Emilio Ferrara, may have generated one of the week’s most talked-about topics other than the election itself:  the role of Twitter bots.  His work on possible 2016 election consequences of fake bots has generated more than 40 news stories in international media including the cover of MIT Technology Review. 

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GENUINE INTEREST IN BOGUS BOTS

November 11, 2016

Emilio Ferrara's work in possible 2016 election consequences of fake Twitter bots has generated more than 40 news stories in international media, including the cover of MIT Technology Review.

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ISI STUDENT WINS IMAGING SOCIETY AWARD

November 8, 2016

A Ph.D. student working with ISI's Greg Ver Steeg, Daniel Moyer, won a Young Scientist award at the October, 2016 Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI) conference in Athens.

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ISI STARS IN SEMANTIC WEB RESEARCH

November 4, 2016

An ISI team consisting of Linhong Zhu, Majid Ghasemi-Gol, Pedro Szekely, Aram Galstyan and Craig Knoblock won Best Research Paper at the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) that ended October 21st, 2016.

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ISI Takes Laurels in Semantic Web Research

November 3, 2016

Over the past five years, ISI has captured more Best Paper awards at the two most prestigious Semantic Web conferences than any other university or industry participant.  The events are the European Semantic Web Conference (EWSC) and International Semantic Web Conference (IWSC), held in May and October this year, respectively. 

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Terminator 2 and Craig Knoblock Feature in AI Ethics Video

October 7, 2016

The science fiction film Terminator 2: Judgment Day, a mayhem-laced blockbuster that also exposed ethical issues in AI, is now 25 years old. According to a new video on the film site A.V. Club, those issues – including the dangers and possible futures of AI – are as relevant now as they were in 1991.

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