IBM peers into Numenta machine intelligence approach
Computational framework for optimizing traffic flow could be the beginning of a road revolution
Drivers trying to get to work or home in a hurry know traffic congestion wastes a lot of time, but it also wastes a lot of fuel. In 2011, congestion caused people in US urban areas to travel an extra 5.5 ...
System to automatically find a common type of programming bug significantly outperforms its predecessors
Integer overflows are one of the most common bugs in computer programs—not only causing programs to crash but, even worse, potentially offering points of attack for malicious hackers. Computer scientists have devised a ...
How safe is encryption today?
When checking your email over a secure connection, or making a purchase from an online retailer, have you ever wondered how your private information or credit card data is kept secure?
Virtual parachute offers better design, deployment and accident diagnoses
Stony Brook University researchers are developing a computational platform to mimic the complex "Inflation Dynamics" behavior a parachute's canopy undergoes as it travels through an airflow to help improve designs.
Nanostructure complex materials modeling
Materials with chemical, optical, and electronic properties driven by structures measuring billionths of a meter could lead to improved energy technologies—from more efficient solar cells to longer-lasting ...