Kris Hauser

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As the new year begins, here’s a tiny sample of what’s new from IU Bloomington faculty, who are inventing, now and for the future. Heard of the Twitter Predictor?┬áInvented by Johan Bollen, associate professor of informatics and computing at IU Bloomington, the predictor is a social media mood-tracking system designed to predict how economic markets, […]

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Researchers from Indiana University’s School of Informatics and Computing are part of a team that has advanced in the $2 million U.S. Department of Defense DARPA Robotics Challenge to develop robots that can execute complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. The announcement marks the mid-point of the first phase of the 27-month challenge that […]

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New research from Indiana University has found that machine learning — the same computer science discipline that helped create voice recognition systems, self-driving cars and credit card fraud detection systems — can drastically improve both the cost and quality of health care in the United States. Using an artificial intelligence framework combining Markov Decision Processes […]

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Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington’s School of Informatics are part of an international team taking on the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a $2 million contest funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop robots that can execute complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. The contest was inspired by the “Fukushima 50,” the […]

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