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Can a Strategy Game Help AI Learn to Spot Scammers?

April 27, 2022 | Maria Herd

iSchool Associate Professor, Dr. Jordan Boyd-Graber, joins team of researchers awarded $1M to support U.S. Military’s cybersecurity fight.

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Online-Only Services Offer Safety, But May Limit Access

April 20, 2022 | Liz Zogby

As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, interaction with websites and apps sometimes become the only way to access certain goods and services, leav …

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(Video) Dean’s Lecture Series: Technology for the Vulnerable – Studies in Designing for Access to Basic Needs

April 18, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Dr. Ronald Metoyer presents two projects his lab is developing to bridge the gap between tech innovation access and vulnerable populations who ca …

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iSchool Faculty and Staff Join Global Team to Launch New Publication

April 15, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

“Including Disability” offers innovative approaches to eliminating systemic barriers and gives voice to disabled people.

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Improving Fairness and Trust in AI Used for College Admissions and Language Translation

April 15, 2022 | Tom Ventsias

iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Ge Gao joins $1.6M NSF/Amazon-funded project to develop algorithms and protocols that can improve the efficiency, …

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(Video) SoDa Symposium: Universal Adaptability – A Target-Independent Approach to Inference

April 14, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Drs. Christoph Kern and Michael P. Kim present framework for ensuring protections of subpopulations and unbiased algorithmic conclusions in resea …

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MLIS Alumni Spotlight: The Joys of Aging Using VR – Erin Washington, MLIS ‘09

April 13, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Creating first-person, virtual reality experiences to enhance empathy and address growing issues in the caretaking industry.

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HCIL Faculty and Students to Participate in CHI 2022

April 12, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

23 members of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab will present their research at prestigious HCI conference.