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USC ISI Leads IARPA Contract to Develop Hybrid Forecasting Systems

Project to combine machine learning and human forecasting to predict geopolitical events.Read More

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USC ISI To Pilot Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence for NSF's Largest Scientific Facilities

$3 Million grant will develop a strategic plan for a Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence.

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Predicting the next Taylor Swift—with algorithms?

Move over, talent scouts. Artificial intelligence could help sniff out the next big thing in music by looking at the venues where musicians perform, according to a new study by a team of computer scientists at USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute.

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Undergraduate students from across the nation join ISI for summer of research

This summer, a group of seven undergraduate students from across the U.S. tried their hands at research at ISI as part of the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program.

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USC Computing Forum's Inaugural Symposium a Resounding Success

May 21, 2018

On May 17, the USC Computing Forum hosted its inaugural symposium on the theme of "AI in Life" at the Marriott Hotel in Marina del Rey, California.

An energetic crowd of more than 100 guests – including researchers, scientists, venture capitalists, startup founders and business leaders – enjoyed a day full of lively and thought-provoking discussions about the profound impact of AI on our lives and its potential to radically shape the future.

In his opening remarks, USC Computing Forum founder Prem Natarajan, ISI’s Michael Keston executive director, introduced the forum as a community for like-minded individuals to get together, network and exchange ideas in LA’s tech epicenter of Silicon Beach.

Keynote speakers and panelists at the inaugural symposium included internationally known academics, business executives, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders on artificial intelligence and machine learning, who explored four timely topics.

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Feature Story

USC Computing Forum's Inaugural Symposium a Resounding Success

May 21, 2018

On May 17, the USC Computing Forum hosted its inaugural symposium on the theme of "AI in Life" at the Marriott Hotel in Marina del Rey, California.

An energetic crowd of more than 100 guests – including researchers, scientists, venture capitalists, startup founders and business leaders – enjoyed a day full of lively and thought-provoking discussions about the profound impact of AI on our lives and its potential to radically shape the future.

In his opening remarks, USC Computing Forum founder Prem Natarajan, ISI’s Michael Keston executive director, introduced the forum as a community for like-minded individuals to get together, network and exchange ideas in LA’s tech epicenter of Silicon Beach.

Keynote speakers and panelists at the inaugural symposium included internationally known academics, business executives, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders on artificial intelligence and machine learning, who explored four timely topics.

Read More