Displaying items by tag: department of computer science

A new type of “guardian angel” technology is being developed to warn distracted pedestrians as they cross the street.
Large-scale quantitative analysis details the rise of anti-Semitism and how anti-Semitic content flows across mainstream and fringe web communities.
“Listening-Watch” a program utilizing wearable devices and speech for two-factor authentication, thwarts potential mobile device attacks while requiring minimal effort from the user.
In a large-scale analysis, Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators found that the misuse of web archive services cause loss of ad revenue for popular news websites.
UAB’s team found that smartphone motion sensors may pose a threat to speech privacy only if devices are sharing the same surface.
Such analysis, researchers say, can help identify pathogen contact points between species, including pathogens causing human disease.
The new program will allow students to combine their cross-disciplinary interests in data science and other disciplines, including business analytics and cybersecurity.
The Smart Bracelet, designed by UAB researchers, automatically detects signs of physical assault and alerts emergency personnel of the user’s location.
Gary Warner, cybersecurity expert and director of Research in Computer Forensics, offers tips on which Facebook settings to pay close attention to.
BlazerCon is Good Games UAB’s major event of the year, with tournaments, guest speakers, arcade cabinets, vendors and more.
Students can put their computer programming skills to the test and compete for cash prizes and other rewards.
Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators reveal fringe communities within 4chan and Reddit have a surprisingly large influence on alternative news shared on Twitter.
The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
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