Computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin say that a day will come when computers will automatically give short video digests of a day in our lives, kind of like a video journal.
The race is on to develop tools to help sift through the vast quantities of video that are being produced by wearable camera technology like Google Glass and Looxcie.
The researchers are working to develop tools to help make sense of the vast quantities of video that are going to be produced by wearable camera technology like Google Glass and Looxcie.
UTCS Ph.D. student Yang Wang has earned a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Distributed Computing. He is one of 39 Google Fellows who will bring their skills and talents to Google in pursuit of more innovations and ideas that the company can incorporate in the future.
UTCS honored new Ph.D. graduates at its annual hooding ceremony on Friday, May 17. Each new graduate received a short testimonial from his or her graduate research advisor.
Just weeks away from completion, we're giving you a sneak peak at the Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall.
On November 2, 2012 the Department of Computer Science hosted Craig Mundie, Microsoft's Chief Research and Strategy Officer. To a packed house of over 250, Mr. Mundie used the latest Microsoft products to demonstrate the exciting ways computing is extending human capabilities, and enabling us to better understand and improve our world.
Remember that time, a decade or so ago, when spam was the scourge of the Internet, when the sheer volume of junk email threatened to engulf legitimate correspondence and short-circuit the promise of the digital revolution?
The UT^2 game bot, created by Jacob Schrum, Igor Karpov, and Professor Risto Miikkulainen, won the Humanlike Bot Competition at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012). The UT^2 bot is the first winning bot in the history of the Humanlike Bot Competition to be judged as human more often than half the human players participating in the evaluation.
Two of UTCS's current and past Ph.D. students have won significant awards.
UT Austin Villa, a team of robots led by University of Texas computer scientists, took home two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during the RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City this month.