Study finds obstacles with social media dataWednesday, December 03, 2014
Study finds obstacles with social media dataCarnegie Mellon University researcher J&#252;rgen Pfeffer and McGill University researcher Derek Ruths have published a study that breaks down why it isn't easy to use big data research to describe or predict human behavior.
Kiron Skinner's Editorial on Defense Secretary Selection Appears in NYTSunday, November 30, 2014
Kiron Skinner's Editorial on Defense Secretary Selection Appears in NYTKiron Skinner, director of the Center for International Relations and Politics at Carnegie Mellon University and an affiliated faculty member of the Institute for Software Research, recently penned an editorial on the qualities that should be present in a new Secretary of Defense that appeared in the New York Times.
Using Social Media for Large Behavioral Studies Is Fast and Cheap, But Fraught With Biases and DistortionTuesday, November 25, 2014
Using Social Media for Large Behavioral Studies Is Fast and Cheap, But Fraught With Biases and DistortionCarnegie Mellon's J&#252;rgen Pfeffer and McGill University's Derek Ruths contend that scientists need to find ways of correcting for the biases inherent in the information gathered from social media, or at least acknowledge the data's shortcomings.
Shaw Receives National Medal of Technology at White House CeremonyThursday, November 20, 2014
Shaw Receives National Medal of Technology at White House CeremonyPresident Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to Carnegie Mellon University's Mary Shaw, citing her innovations to computer science education, during a White House ceremony Nov. 20.
Justin Cranshaw Helps Develop Microsoft App for CommutersThursday, October 23, 2014
Justin Cranshaw Helps Develop Microsoft App for CommutersPeople are always coming and going, leaving one place on their way to another. And often they spend the time in those "non-places" in between staring at a mobile device. Justin Cranshaw, a Ph.D. student in the Institute for Software Research, helped Microsoft develop an app to see if those people in non-places might constitute communities.
Mary Shaw Will Receive National Medal of Technology and InnovationFriday, October 03, 2014
Mary Shaw Will Receive National Medal of Technology and InnovationPresident Barack Obama announced today that he has selected Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis University Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of technology, innovation and invention.
ISR Video Team presents at Distance Learning ConferenceThursday, August 14, 2014
ISR Video Team presents at Distance Learning ConferenceThe ISR Video Team presented at The 30th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning in Madison Wisconsin, to share their experience with Panopto and course capture with peers from around the world.
Carnegie Mellon Team Developing Multi-Lingual Programming LanguageThursday, August 07, 2014
Carnegie Mellon Team Developing Multi-Lingual Programming LanguageCarnegie Mellon University computer scientists have designed a way to safely use multiple programming languages within the same program, enabling programmers to use the language most appropriate for each function while guarding against code injection attacks - one of the most severe security threats in Web applications today.
MSIT-Privacy Engineering Masters Program Graduates Inaugural ClassFriday, July 25, 2014
MSIT-Privacy Engineering Masters Program Graduates Inaugural ClassThe inaugural class of the Master of Science in Information Technology-Privacy Engineering (MSIT-PE) masters program completed their final degree requirements, presenting the results of their capstone projects.
Password dress: A frock covered in security faux pasThursday, June 05, 2014
Password dress: A frock covered in security faux pasISR Professor Lorrie Cranor's bad password dress worn at the Privacy Law Scholars Conference was featured on CNET.
ISR faculty members receive the Allen Newell Award for Research ExcellenceThursday, April 10, 2014
ISR faculty members receive the Allen Newell Award for Research ExcellenceISR faculty members Jim Herbsleb and Kathleen Carley and COS alumni Marcelo Cataldo and Patrick Wagstrom received the Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence for their research on Socio-Technical Congruence.
WEF's Top 10 Emerging Technologies List Cites CMU ResearchWednesday, February 26, 2014