November 15, 2017

Birth Season Study Links Prenatal Environment with Disease Risk

A new Columbia analysis of health information from more than 10 million people living in three countries and five different climates sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
November 13, 2017

Columbia University Awarded $14 million Grant to Develop Machine-translation System

A research team led by Kathleen McKeown, founding director of the Columbia University Data Science Institute, is designing a computer system that can process, translate and summarize documents from different languages into English.
November 9, 2017

Data Science Institute Develops Method to Allow Mobile Users to Tap Into RF-Spectrum

New sensors developed at Columbia will allow mobile and wireless-device users to tap into available, unused radio-frequency channels, enabling future communication systems to flexibly share the spectrum.
November 6, 2017

New Statistical Method Will Help Identify Risk Factors for Dangerous Roads

Columbia researchers are working with the New York City Department of Transportation to identify key combinations of factors and intervention measures to predict where and when crashes are likely to occur.
October 24, 2017

Researchers Unveil Tool to Debug ‘Black Box’ Deep Learning Algorithms

Scientists at Columbia and Lehigh Universities have developed a way to make self-taught machine learning systems transparent. Their tool feeds confusing, real-world inputs into the network to expose rare instances of flawed reasoning by clusters of neurons.