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Alex Trebek in parade

February 23, 2011

Training Machines to Recognize People

We've established that a computer can beat the best humans at Jeopardy.  But can it tell Alex Trebek from Chuck Woolery?

On Feb. 21, Deva Ramanan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UC Irvine, was at Duke talking about his work on enhancing computer vision to the point where machines might be able to recognize individual people.

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Tags: computers/technology, lecture

Laser pointer plays Tic-tac-toe on wall

December 10, 2010

Gesture-Based Interfaces: My Research

Blogger Vansh Muttreja (Class of  2012 B.S.E. Electrical and Computer Engineering and B.S. Economics) updates us on his research:

Over the past three months I have been working on some very interesting projects as part of Duke SyNRG (Systems Networking Research Group) which is led by Dr. Romit Roy Choudhury, Nortel Networks assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering.

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Tags: computers/technology, engeinering, students, Visualization


November 2, 2010

Lasers in focus

Definitions don’t seem to come easy to scientists. Consider Pluto’s planethood, or the question of what constitutes life. More recently, the definition debate has even stymied how to describe a laser.

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Tags: biomedical engineering, cancer, computers/technology, engineering, faculty, medicine, nanotech, neuroscience, physics

everyday test of relativity

October 13, 2010

Chemistry's Combs and the Dark Pulse

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Tags: chemistry, computers/technology, lecture, physics


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