Tags artificial intelligence

UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.

University of Florida builds supercomputer for AI research, education

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The supercomputer, slated to be completed in 2021, is to prepare university students for jobs in AI, while also providing access to K-12 programs and Black and Hispanic colleges nationally.

AI-powered fake news spotter under development at ASU

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The algorithm, which is especially useful during a health crisis, is being developed to scrutinize news being shared on social media and alert users to misinformation.

Digital Government (and Education): The Next Decade — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report

by EdScoop Staff • 3 months ago

The past 10 years have brought education the chance to pivot to student-first mindsets and cloud. But what will the next decade bring?

Texas A&M researchers pit AI against secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Using AI, researchers are looking for new treatments to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected COVID-19 patients with weakened lungs.

U. North Texas students model COVID-19 spread using AI

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Thirty teams at UNT are among 400 teams participating in Kaggle's COVID-19 Global Forecasting challenge.

AI can help higher ed, but biased data can harm, warns data scientist

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Algorithms help predict how students, faculty and institutions can succeed, but the data they rely on can harm stakeholders, data scientist Cathy O'Neil said during a recent online conference.

Chatbot helps universities check in with students during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The COVID-19 Chatbot is helping advisers ensure students have the resources they need both for their educations as well as their mental and emotional well-being.

After the pandemic, AI tutoring tool could put students back on track

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University were forced to halt testing on AI-powered tutoring software, but it could find a new use when in-person classes resume.