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UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.