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Computer Science - Microtechnics - 08.04.2021

Computer Science - 31.03.2021

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 29.03.2021

Computer Science - Administration - 25.03.2021

Computer Science - Environment - 23.03.2021

Computer Science - 17.03.2021
EPFL algorithm in the world's most popular deep learning software
EPFL algorithm in the world's most popular deep learning software
PyTorch is used for countless AI applications ranging from Tesla's Autopilot to Facebook's translation software and its latest version, just launched, features an EPFL communication-efficient training algorithm that even helps the planet.

Computer Science - Health - 01.03.2021

Computer Science - 22.02.2021
"Fantastic research is happening with the help of data analytics"
The Center for Data Analytics at the University of Basel helps researchers make the most of their data using cutting-edge techniques such as deep learning.

Computer Science - Innovation - 22.01.2021
Research at the forefront of next generation 3D printing and digital drawing
The relentless digitalisation of advanced economies makes the future look very bright for R&D in modern digital technologies, especially in the fascinating and vast world of computer graphics and interactive techniques - where USI academics consistently exhibits cutting-edge research.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 20.01.2021

Campus - Computer Science - 12.01.2021
EPFL student creates a new language-analysis program
Jonathan Besomi, a Master's student at EPFL, has developed a program called Texthero that lets users generate representations of textual data with just a few lines of code, thereby simplifying the analysis of natural languages.

Physics - Computer Science - 30.12.2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
2020 was a year unlike any other. Here at EPFL, COVID-19 upended our plans in the areas of education, research and innovation. And while we will remember this past year for its pandemic-related headlines, our ten most-read news articles once again reflect the wide diversity of science. The fully transparent surgical mask, called HelloMasks , combine transparency, resistance and porosity.

Computer Science - 28.12.2020
Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO
Statistical production, data management and data science Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO 28.12.2020 - The Federal Statistical

Computer Science - Health - 23.12.2020
Robots that cut, bees that bite
Robots that cut, bees that bite
An extraordinary year is drawing to a close. ETH News takes a look back at the highlights that emerged amidst difficult and unsettling times, at ingenious ideas, fascinating science and solidarity in action during - and despite - the coronavirus pandemic.

Computer Science - Politics - 22.12.2020
Crossing the artificial intelligence thin red line?
EPFL computer science professor tells conference that AI has no legitimate roll in defining, implementing, or enforcing public policy.

Physics - Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Raising the profile of quantum research
Raising the profile of quantum research
Quantum research has long since ceased to be an exclusive domain of physics. The purpose of the new ETH Quantum Center is to ensure ETH Zurich's various competences and activities in this area are networked even more closely and to raise their public profile.

Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Making industrial robots smarter and more versatile
EPFL spin-off Aica has developed AI-based software that makes industrial robots easier to program and more capable of adapting.

Health - Computer Science - 11.12.2020
Augmented reality in surgery
Augmented reality in surgery
A team at Balgrist University Hospital successfully completed the first holographically navigated spine surgery.

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Computer Science - Art and Design - 09.12.2020
ETH app brings the Graphische Sammlung's artwork to life
ETH app brings the Graphische Sammlung’s artwork to life
The Graphische Sammlung opened a new exhibition on 9 December. What makes this latest exhibition special is its integration with an augmented reality app for mobile phones and tablets, which allows visitors to interact with the artwork on display.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 02.11.2020
Building artificial neural networks inspired by the brain
Building artificial neural networks inspired by the brain
The requirements of real biological neural networks are modest compared to the complex deep neural networks used in machine learning, which come with substantial memory and energy demands. The Zenke group have developed a new method in machine learning called Neural Tangent Transfer to make a sparse neural network which performs almost as well as densely connected deep neural network on various learning tasks, but at a heavily reduced computing cost.

Computer Science - Environment - 30.10.2020
Computational methods to ease the reuse of construction components
Computational methods to ease the reuse of construction components
Algorithms developed at EPFL can help architects to design building structures that incorporate both new and reused components, thereby lowering their environmental impact.

Computer Science - Environment - 30.10.2020
A software application to ease the reuse of construction materials
A software application to ease the reuse of construction materials
A new software developed at EPFL can help architects to design building structures that incorporate both new and reused components, thereby lowering their environmental impact.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 29.10.2020
Deep Learning Algorithms Helping to Clear Space Junk from our Skies
Researchers are at the forefront of developing some of the cutting-edge technology for the European Space Agency's first mission to remove space debris from orbit.

Health - Computer Science - 27.10.2020
New system uses floor vibrations to detect building occupants
New system uses floor vibrations to detect building occupants
Thanks to a new system developed at EPFL, building owners can detect the number of occupants and track their movement using sensors installed on floor slabs.

Computer Science - 20.10.2020
Data centers need to consider their carbon footprint
Digital technology is running up against its physical limits. One solution is to build more data centers - but that needs to go hand in hand with a reduction in their carbon footprint.

Health - Computer Science - 20.10.2020

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 09.10.2020
The algorithm on my team
The algorithm on my team
The automation of work is increasing at a tremendous pace. But how well do technology and humans really work together in a digitised world?

Computer Science - Health - 15.09.2020

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 15.09.2020
Managing with machines
Managing with machines
One application in which Brandao and the IT Services team have opted for AI is a key piece of research infrastructure known as the Leonhard cluster, which is specially designed for big data analytics and machine learning. "It offers features unmatched by any other cluster in the world and is very popular in biomedical research and other areas," says Brandao.

Computer Science - 15.09.2020
Who makes the final decision?
Who makes the final decision?
Protecting citizens in the face of disaster often requires far-reaching decisions to be made. Any assistance is welcome - including from AI.

Computer Science - Campus - 15.09.2020
Everything AI?
Everything AI?
Artificial intelligence is having a growing impact on our daily lives and is also revolutionising research.

Computer Science - Health - 15.09.2020
The
The "black box" problem
A bioethicist and a neuroinformatics scientist discuss how machines are becoming more intelligent and why the advances in technology are leading to new ethical challenges.

Health - Computer Science - 14.09.2020
Putting the users centre stage
Even if we succeed in combatting the COVID crisis, the challenges for the health system will not simply disappear. Digital technologies can be developed to help meet ongoing challenges; Nicole Wenderoth explains what should be borne in mind here. Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare systems to their limits, at least for the moment.

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 30.08.2020
Teaching AI to learn like a child
Teaching AI to learn like a child
As impressive as they may be, the latest AI systems are still no match for humans. Benjamin Grewe pushes for tomorrow's intelligent machines to learn the way young children do.

Computer Science - 20.08.2020
Researchers launch video game exploring the effects of confinement
Researchers launch video game exploring the effects of confinement
An interactive video game created by researchers and students in the College of Humanities (CDH) and UNIL Gamelab, in collaboration with the Initiative for Media Innovation (IMI) and Le Temps, allows

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 11.08.2020
Blackrock Microsystems Licenses Wyss Center's Real-time Neural Signal Processing Platform
Blackrock Microsystems Licenses Wyss Center’s Real-time Neural Signal Processing Platform
The software platform, NeuroKey, interfaces with multiple brain signal acquisition sources and devices, extending the reach of brain-computer interface applications GENEVA, SWITZERLAND & SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA - The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering has granted a worldwide license to Blackrock Microsystems to commercialize its neural signal processing and decoding software platform for research and clinical applications.

Computer Science - Transport - 29.07.2020
Predicting the unknown
Predicting the unknown
Olga Fink develops artificial intelligence algorithms for industrial assets, rolling stock and power plants.

Health - Computer Science - 27.07.2020
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
Researchers at the University of Basel have a vision: an individually configurable robot will revolutionize surgical procedures and provide numerous benefits for patients.

Physics - Computer Science - 10.07.2020

Computer Science - Politics - 09.07.2020
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