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Innovation - Computer Science - 09.05.2012
New phase of CERN openlab to tackle exascale IT challenges for science
New phase of CERN openlab to tackle exascale IT challenges for science Geneva, 9 May 2012. The fourth phase of CERN openlab was officially launched during a meeting of its board of sponsors taking place at CERN 1 on 8 and 9 May.

Computer Science - 18.04.2012
LTS2 Paper Accepted to ICIP 2012
LTS2 Paper Accepted to ICIP 2012
The paper Plenoptic Spherical Sampling has been accepted for presentation at 19th International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) The paper presents a novel sampling scheme that permits an efficient representation of the 4D light field in free space.

Computer Science - 12.03.2012
Clearing the Clouds: Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2012
Clearing the Clouds: Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2012

Computer Science - 09.03.2012
Automated Software Synthesis
Automated Software Synthesis
A new method to automatically generate computer software components that are guaranteed to behave correctly. Researchers at EPFL discovered a new method to automatically generate computer software components that are guaranteed to behave correctly. Among the benefits of this line of research is making software development easier and making our computing infrastructure less vulnerable to crashes and hangs.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 01.03.2012
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers and three of Europe's biggest research centres (CERN 1 , EMBL 2 and ESA 3 ) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform.

Computer Science - 15.02.2012
A new book on
A new book on "Remote Sensing Image Processing"
The book "Remote Sensing Image Processing", edited by Gustavo Camps-Valls (Universitat de València), Devis Tuia ( LASIG laboratory), Luis Gómez-Chova, Sandra Jiménez and Jesús Malo, is now available at Morgan and Claypool publishers. The book deals with Earth observation, which is the field of science concerned with the problem of monitoring and modeling the processes on the Earth surface and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Computer Science - Innovation - 18.01.2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
Babak Falsafi, Pascal Fua and Emre Telatar have been elevated to IEEE Fellows this year. This brings the number of IC professors who are IEEE Fellows to ten, a quarter of the faculty.

Computer Science - 01.01.2012
IVMSP TC

Computer Science - Health - 13.12.2011
Pen and Paper Computing: an old technology in a modern world
A talk by Nadir Weibel from the University of California San Diego Monday January 30th 2012, Room RLC D1 761 Access to information is one of the most crucial aspects of everyday life.

Computer Science - 09.12.2011
Human-Computer Interaction with a Different Touch
Talk by Hans Gellersen December 15th, 15:15, Room BC410 Touch input and two-handed interaction were intensively studied in the mid 80's but it's taken 20 years for these ideas to emerge in the mainstream, with the advent of multi-touch interfaces.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 28.11.2011
EPFL robots will soon appear in school classrooms
EPFL robots will soon appear in school classrooms
EPFL scientists have developed an educational robot designed to introduce children to technology in schools.

Computer Science - 24.11.2011
Marc-Antoine Nuessli Public Thesis Defence
Marc-Antoine Nuessli Public Thesis Defence
Marc-Antoine Nuessli's thesis entitled "Dual Eye-Tracking Methods for the Study of Remote Collaborative Problem Solving" on December 21th, 2011, at 17h00, room BC 410 We have the pleasure to invite you to the public defense of Marc-Antoine Nuessli's thesis entitled "Dual Eye-Tracking Methods for the Study of Remote Collaborative Problem Solving" The talk will take place at 17h00 on Dec.

Computer Science - 29.09.2011
Robots of a feather flock together
Up to ten autonomous flying robots flock like birds in a real-sky experiment. A flock of birds suddenly taking off and flying in formation, acting like one entity, is a stunning and complex communication effort.

Computer Science - 07.07.2011
CERN launches Open Hardware initiative
CERN launches Open Hardware initiative Geneva, 7 July 2011. Four months after launching the alpha version, CERN 1 has today issued version 1.1 of the Open Hardware Licence (OHL), a legal framework to facilitate knowledge exchange across the electronic design community.

Transport - Computer Science - 17.06.2011
Europe looks into helicopter commuting
Europe looks into helicopter commuting
A European research program is studying the feasibility of a new kind of individual transport that avoids traffic jams by taking to the skies.

Computer Science - 17.05.2011
New start-up leverages Scala a product of EPFL
New start-up leverages Scala a product of EPFL
Thanks to the raising of three million dollars, Martin Odersky has just created the company Typesafe.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 03.05.2011
Robots reveal their secrets to the public
Robots reveal their secrets to the public
Much more than an exhibition, the Robotics Festival will enable both children and adults to better understand the technology behind these devices - of varying shapes and astonishing abilities - through touching, building and programming.

Computer Science - Innovation - 01.03.2011
Supercomputers the size of sugar cubes
Zurich, Switzerland, 1 Mar 2011—Energy consumption poses a critical challenge in the development of next-generation supercomputers and IT systems.

Computer Science - Environment - 09.06.2010
IBM and MEMSIC bring ease of use to wireless sensors
MEMSIC Adopts IBM Software to Enable Organizations to More Easily Harness Sensors and Find Patterns in Ubiquitous Data Rosemont, IL, June 9, 2010—IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a contract with MEMSIC Inc.

Law - Computer Science - 09.03.2010
15 Moore’s years. 3D chip stacking will take Moore’s Law past 2020
Zurich, Switzerland, 9 March 2010 —Some laws are made to be broken, and others are made to be followed.

Computer Science - Economics - 25.02.2010
IBM researchers develop energy-efficient method to analyze the quality of data at record speeds
Seattle and Zurich, 25 February 2010—IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today unveiled a breakthrough method based on a mathematical algorithm that reduces the computational complexity, costs, and energy usage for analyzing the quality of massive amounts of data by two orders of magnitude. This new method will greatly help enterprises extract and use the data more quickly and efficiently to develop more accurate and predictive models.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 18.01.2010
Wissens-Sterne pflücken
Zurich - University of Zurich Wie vermarkte ich bequeme High Heels? Welche Themen sind tabu in der Spitzenmedizin? Wer an manchen Fragen schier verzweifelt, holt sich Rat auf dem Wissensportal «Starmind» – einer Entwicklung des «Artificial Intelligence Lab» der Universität Zürich.