A primary focus of Karpatne’s research aims to advance the novel paradigm of theory-guided data science, where machine learning methods are deeply integrated with scientific knowledge, or theories, that underlie real-world phenomena in physical and life sciences.
Kurt Luther, Virginia Tech assistant professor of computer science, has developed a free software platform that uses crowdsourcing to significantly increase the ability of algorithms to identify faces in photos.
During receptions on Feb. 13 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Feb. 27 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the fourth floor of Newman Library, visitors will explore virtual and physical replicas of WWI tunnels in The Vauquois Experience exhibit.
Chandan Reddy, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and faculty at the Discovery Analytics Center, has received a National Science Foundation grant to use new machine learning techniques for computational models to predict short- and long-term outcomes, categorize traumatic brain injury patients, and provide interventions tailored to a specific patient injury.
Yao is one of 49 Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery being recognized for outstanding contributions to the field of computer science. The 2018 Distinguished Members are exemplars for their peers and represent ACM’s worldwide geographic reach.