Tag: computer science

Laughbot makers

Computer science students honored for humanizing robots with humor

by Alex Kekauoha on June 14, 2018 8:59 pm
Thanks to the work of three computer science students, Siri could one day sound less like a robot and more like a human. In an effort to make virtual assistants more relatable, seniors KATE PARK, ANNIE HU and NATALIE MUENSTER developed technology that can detect humor in spoken language and respond with laughter. Their research… Read more Computer science students honored for humanizing robots with humor
Andrew Ng

Andrew Ng: Why AI is the new electricity

by Shana Lynch on March 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Artificial intelligence already powers many of our interactions today. When you ask Siri for directions, peruse Netflix’s recommendations or get a fraud alert from your bank, these interactions are led by computer systems using large amounts of data to predict your needs. The market is only going to grow. By 2020, the research firm IDC… Read more Andrew Ng: Why AI is the new electricity

Two Stanford engineers receive industry awards

by Elaine Ray on May 26, 2011 4:00 am
Ken Salisbury Scott Delp SCOTT DELP, the James H. Clark Professor in the School of Engineering, has been named the 2011 recipient of the American Society of Biomechanics Borelli Award, acknowledging his outstanding career accomplishment in biomechanics. Delp is a professor of bioengineering and of mechanical engineering and, by courtesy, of orthopaedic surgery. Named for… Read more Two Stanford engineers receive industry awards