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Law from disorder

Are you more likely to succeed if you appear before a judge in the morning? If you're self-represented or hire a lawyer? Legal experts Anita Stuhmcke and Pam Stewart explain how their latest research project, which involves ...

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New system makes 3-D animation easy

Andy Nealen, an assistant professor of game engineering, computer graphics, and perceptual science at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has created a system that makes it possible for even beginners to create sophisticated ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Learning language by playing games

MIT researchers have designed a computer system that learns how to play a text-based computer game with no prior assumptions about how language works. Although the system can't complete the game as a whole, its ability to ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Dew helps ground cloud computing

The most obvious disadvantage of putting your data in the cloud is losing access when you have no internet connection. According to research publishes in the International Journal of Cloud Computing, this is where "dew" could ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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New tool helps researchers using computers

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a computational technology called Eclipse Integrated Computational Environment (Eclipse ICE) that assists those conducting research on ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Researchers build first working memcomputer prototype

(Tech Xplore)—A combined team of researchers from the University of California and Politecnico di Torino in Italy has built, for the first time, a working memory-crunching computer (memcomputer) prototype. It is capable, ...

40-year-old algorithm proven the best possible

Comparing the genomes of different species—or different members of the same species—is the basis of a great deal of modern biology. DNA sequences that are conserved across species are likely to be functionally important, ...

Flickr photo data used to predict people's locations

A team of researchers with University College in England has found a way to use photo information attached to images uploaded to the sharing site Flickr to create an application that can predict where people will be at a ...

Ambient sound may help protect your online accounts

Two-factor authentication based on ambient sound has been the focus of four researchers from the Institute of Information Security ETH Zurich. Nikolaos Karapanos, Claudio Marforio, Claudio Soriente, and Srdjan Capkun posted ...

Belgrade researchers view art as self-organization process

How do you tell an original from a fake original? Two Belgrade researchers said they have a method that does not need any prior knowledge on the originality of the work of art. The authors' method is illustrated by recognizing ...

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