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Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 17:30

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 17:30

Computer Science / Telecom - History / Archeology - 12.02.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 30.01.2019
Using artificial intelligence to save bees
A beekeeper teamed up with the Signal Processing Laboratory 5 and a group of EPFL students to develop an app that counts the number of Varroa mites in beehives.

Business / Economics - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.12.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 07.12.2018
"Data protection policies that seem clear are often ambiguous"
A new EU regulation that went into effect in May has prompted consumers to pay more attention to how websites use the personal data they collect. With Polisis, an AI-based program developed at EPFL, consumers can get quick, easy-to-read summaries of websites' data protection policies. And the program is becoming highly popular - EPFL's Technology Transfer Office has received numerous license requests.

Computer Science / Telecom - Careers / Employment - 30.11.2018
EPFL delivers Switzerland's first Certificates of Open Studies
EPFL delivers Switzerland's first Certificates of Open Studies
Last fall, EPFL introduced a new continuing education program whereby participants earn a Certificate of Open Studies (COS) - the only one of its kind in Switzerland. The first COSs were handed out at a ceremony this past Thursday. Switzerland's very first Certificates of Open Studies (COSs) were handed out this past Thursday at a ceremony at EPFL.

Computer Science / Telecom - Transport - 20.11.2018
Industrial coatings: the next generation
Industrial coatings: the next generation
Industry representatives met at Empa's Thun campus last week to get information on the latest high-tech trends in industrial coatings. The partnership with the Hightech Zentrum Aargau strengthens the transfer of knowledge from research to companies. The joint technology briefing of Empa and the Hightech Zentrum Aargau on 14 November in Thun was fully booked with 80 participants.

Computer Science / Telecom - Transport - 16.11.2018
Get rid of sweat at the push of a button
Get rid of sweat at the push of a button
The Swiss sportswear manufacturer KJUS presented the world's first ski jacket with an integrated electronic user-controlled membrane on November 15.

Computer Science / Telecom - 15.11.2018

Veterinary Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 01.11.2018
Lifting the mask
Laughter is the best medicine, says medical research.

Computer Science / Telecom - 23.10.2018
A new material for the strengthening of buildings
A new material for the strengthening of buildings
A new building material developed at Empa is about to be launched on the market: "memory-steel" can not only be used to reinforce new, but also existing concrete structures.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.10.2018
Modifying a virtual environment in just a few clicks
Creating and modifying a virtual reality environment just got a lot easier thanks to software being released today by Imverse, an EPFL spin-off.

Computer Science / Telecom - Law / Forensics - 11.10.2018
Joint research on Laser Deposition Welding
Joint research on Laser Deposition Welding
Empa and BeAM, a manufacturer of machines for metal 3D printing, are glad to announce an extensive research and development agreement.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 10.10.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 08.10.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 08.10.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 21.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.09.2018
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
The Affinity Map showing cross-laboratory collaboration among faculty at EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) is now available to the general public. One of its creators will soon be heading off to MIT on a grant to expand his idea to a global scale. Scientists around the world are excited about the new possibilities being offered by advanced data collection and processing methods.

Computer Science / Telecom - 22.08.2018
Blurring the lines between virtual and reality
Summer series - EPFL computer science student Hugo Hueber has developed a virtual reality game that can be used in any environment, allowing for the same level of interaction with virtual 3D objects as with a real table, for example.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 17.07.2018
The pros and cons of artificial intelligence
AI is set to trigger a major transformation in society. As soon as algorithms influence our voting habits or design school curricula, it is up to politics to limit the damage. A new study on the opportunities and risks of AI is now being conducted on behalf of TA-Swiss. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just about the irritatingly charming face of a "humanoid robot" gazing inquisitively at us.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Artificial intelligence helps design an ultra-aerodynamic bike
Thanks to software developed by Neural Concept, an EPFL spin-off, bicycle engineers can quickly calculate the most aerodynamic shape for a bike. The software - which is being presented in Stockholm today at the International Conference on Machine Learning - applies artificial intelligence to a set of user-defined specifications.

Computer Science / Telecom - 05.07.2018

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.06.2018
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
An e-voting system based on blockchain technology has just been tested at EPFL. The system serves as a digital guarantee, ensuring that competing sides have faith in the voting process. This open-source technology will soon be available on the Center for Digital Trust's software platform. E-voting is becoming increasingly popular both in Switzerland and further afield.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 21.06.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 15.06.2018
CENTAUR sewer control system is
CENTAUR sewer control system is "Most Innovative New Technology of the Year"
The CENTAUR sewer control system has been recognized as the 'Most Innovative New Technology of the Year' at the 2018 Water Industry Awards in England.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 18.04.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Electroengineering - 22.03.2018
Robotic collaboration in timber construction
Robotic collaboration in timber construction
Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 01.03.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 01.03.2018
International Film Festival to Focus on "Faces of (In)Equality,” March 22-April 8
Strip District firm is industry leader in training employees to prevent cyber attacks Proofpoint Inc.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 01.03.2018

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 01.03.2018
Tartans Go to the Theater in Second Act of Athletics-Drama Collaboration
NSF awards $10 million to researchers at five universities Carnegie Mellon University is part of a five-year, $10 million program sponsored by the National Science Foundation to develop a new type of camera that peers deep beneath the skin to help diagnose and monitor a wide variety of health conditions.

Computer Science / Telecom - History / Archeology - 28.02.2018
Acetylcholine Wakes Silent Neural Network by Targeting Nicotine Receptors
Crucial World War II encryption devices have found a home at the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries thanks to the generosity of author Pamela McCorduck, wife of the late Computer Science Department Head Joseph Traub.

Electroengineering - Computer Science / Telecom - 23.02.2018

History / Archeology - Computer Science / Telecom - 16.02.2018
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
2018 will be a pivotal year for the Venice Time Machine project.

Transport - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.02.2018
Building with waste and recycled material
Building with waste and recycled material
A residential module fully constructed from reusable, recyclable, and compostable materials: This is the premise for the newest unit in NEST, the modular research and innovation building run by Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf.

Computer Science / Telecom - 29.01.2018
A ski jacket that actively gets rid of sweat
To keep the body warm and dry during winter sports, high-performance clothing is a must. The demands on these textiles are high, as a person sweats up to one liter per hour on his upper body alone when skiing.

Architecture - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.01.2018
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs - but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.01.2018
Blue Brain Nexus: an open-source tool for data-driven science
Knowledge sharing is an important driving force behind scientific progress. In an open-science approach, EPFL's Blue Brain Project has created and open sourced Blue Brain Nexus that allows the building of data integration platforms.

Careers / Employment - Computer Science / Telecom - 05.01.2018
Algorithm increases employment opportunities for refugees
A data-driven approach could help increase employment levels for asylum seekers in Switzerland from 15 to 26 percent.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 28.12.2017
Looking back at 2017 (2/2)
Looking back at 2017 (2/2)
A dazzling victory at the Solar Decathlon, artificial intelligence generating melodies, virtual reality to reduce phantom pain, a robot-fish spy, 12 million francs for a Center of Artificial Muscles... Some of the EPFL's research and milestones that marked the year 2017.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.12.2017
Using artificial intelligence to advance personalized medicine
Opened less than a year ago, the Swiss Data Science Center - a joint initiative between EPFL and ETH Zurich - has already launched eight research projects in fields ranging from personalized medicine and environmental protection to open science. Each project brings together experts from several disciplines to join forces in tackling some of society's biggest challenges.

Computer Science / Telecom - 21.11.2017

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.10.2017
Researchers defy the limits of streaming
Researchers defy the limits of streaming
Given the growing number of users and the widening range of devices, streaming is no longer viable in its current form owing to the substantial amount of power and storage capacity it requires.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 05.10.2017
CrowdAI: the open, data-science challenge platform
CrowdAI: the open, data-science challenge platform
crowdAI, an EPFL-developed open data science challenge platform that hosts machine learning competitions, has been awarded over $100,000 from Amazon and Nvidia for its latest challenge, "Learning to Run" .

Law / Forensics - Computer Science / Telecom - 28.09.2017
Big data conquers legal analysis
Big data conquers legal analysis
Researchers supported by the SNSF have set up a free and accessible integrated database of legal cases involving international economic law. Their work represents an important milestone for research and practice. The number of legal agreements and disputes is increasing rapidly. Analysing them using conventional scientific methods has become all but impossible, and legal academia is now turning to big data for answers.

Computer Science / Telecom - 25.09.2017
Antarctica: the wind sublimates snowflakes
Antarctica: the wind sublimates snowflakes
A team of researchers has collected new data that shows a significant decrease in snow precipitation close to the ground in Antarctica, which has an impact on the ice sheet surface mass balance. Researchers have observed and characterized a weather process that was not previously known to occur in Antarctica's coastal regions.

Computer Science / Telecom - 22.09.2017
Developing robots that can walk more naturally
Walking on two legs isn't as easy as it seems. Especially for robots, where a natural stride is a major challenge. Researchers at EPFL's Biorobotics Laboratory are testing novel systems to improve humanoids' ability to walk and interact. For humans, it comes perfectly naturally. But walking on two legs is actually a complicated task, requiring several muscles to perform delicate balancing acts.
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