Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Violence in Movies

The film industry will soon be able to better predict MPAA ratings for movies, thanks to a new artificial intelligence tool.

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Meeting Held at USC Viterbi on International MURI and BARI Initiatives Led by Maryam Shanechi

60 scientists from 12 universities and government labs came together to hear about a MURI initiative on brain-computer interfaces and to kick-off a new BARI initiative on AI.

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Can Unit-E Bring Digital Currency Mainstream?

Salman Avestimehr trusts in the power of algorithms.

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No other discipline is as broad or influences as wide a range of technologies as Electrical and Computer Engineering. More than just circuit and chip design, our researchers lead the way in fields such as Machine Learning, AI, Internet of Things, Brain Imaging, Quantum Technology, and Speech and Language Processing.

The research we do has a profound impact on everything from medicine, to energy efficiency, to communication and cellular technology – and so much more. In our department you’ll find a place to nurture your creativity, work with amazing new tools, and be exposed to exciting technology.

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Electrical Engineering and the Brain

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Engineering problems exist in the real world, and our obligation is to help solve them, in real time.

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ECE Seminar: Specification-Driven Design for Modular and Safe Robotics

Mon, Mar 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: EEB 248
Speaker: Petter Nilsson, Post-Doctoral Researcher, California Institute of Technology Talk Title: Specification-Driven Design for Modular and Safe Robotics Abstract: Robotic systems of tomorrow will be increasingly interconnected and...

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Fall 2018 Joint CSC@USC/CommNetS-MHI Seminar Series

Mon, Mar 25, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: EEB 132
Speaker: Michael Demetriou, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Talk Title: Dynamic-data driven real-time estimation of plumes using adaptive sampling Abstract: The goals in disaster management, characterized by hazardous plumes in indoor or...

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A lot of previous blogs have shared great advice about experience in research labs or plans for jobs after graduation. That is not the advice I’m here to give students. You see, by the time I had finished my first semester as a Freshman at USC I had lost weight. A lot of weight.  [Read more]

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Violence in Movies

The film industry will soon be able to better predict MPAA ratings for movies, thanks to a new artificial intelligence tool.

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Meeting Held at USC Viterbi on International MURI and BARI Initiatives Led by Maryam Shanechi

60 scientists from 12 universities and government labs came together to hear about a MURI initiative on brain-computer interfaces and to kick-off a new BARI initiative on AI.

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A Robotic Leg, Born Without Prior Knowledge, Learns to Walk

New AI algorithms could allow robots to learn to move by themselves, imitating animals.

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