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DARPA Award for more responsive AI that combines human and machine

The goal of Lasecki’s proposal is to create methods for making AI systems more robust and flexible.

Guzdial receives SIGCSE outstanding educator award

Guzdial is a leading expert in the field of computing education, and was one of its earliest researchers.

‘Air traffic control’ for driverless cars could speed up deployment

Human-generated responses could remotely assist autonomous vehicles decision’s during times of uncertainty.

Transforming tools for some into a language for all

The efforts of computing education researcher Mark Guzdial span the challenges facing a young field

CSE welcomes 9 new faculty

Get to know the new arrivals

Paper award for training computer vision systems more accurately

Computer science and business school students team up to create “intention” skill for Alexa

Inspired by a class on managing professional relationships, five recent University of Michigan graduates are developing an app that would mesh with Alexa to help nudge people when they’re out of sync with what they want.

Duplicate text detection system now integrated with conference management software

The system is currently being used by IEEE and ACM, and helps them enforce their new 30%-policy.

Igor Markov named a top Quora writer for fifth year in a row

He has answered over 3800 questions on the Q&A site, with over 41 million views.

Mark Ackerman receives European CSCW Lifetime Achievement award

Prof. Ackerman recognized quite early how social context could harness computing technologies for the development of systems in expertise finding and sharing, as well as in collaborative information access.

Codeon is the intelligent assistant for software developers

With Codeon, developers can request help by speaking their requests aloud within the context of their Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

Kurator Will Help You Curate Your Personal Digital Content

Kurator is a hybrid intelligence system leveraging mixed-expertise crowds to help families curate their personal digital content, including videos and photos.

CHORUS: The Crowd-Powered Conversational Assistant

Researchers have developed a crowd-powered conversational assistant, Chorus, and deployed it to see how users and workers would interact together when mediated by the system.

Sang Won Lee receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for research into facilitating collaboration for creative and artistic tasks

Lee investigates how we can coordinate collaboration among users and crowd workers, especially for complex tasks that require creativity.

Patrick O’Keefe awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

“I am confident we can do better than the ubiquitous keyboard and mouse paradigm, and I intend to find out how,” said O’Keefe.