The threats of the COVID-19 pandemic do not end with viral infection. As public health researchers with a focus on gun violence, we are particularly concerned about increased risks of gun suicide, unintentional shootings and domestic violence shootings during these challenging times. Yet most government data on gun violence, another public health crisis, is available […]
The Los Angeles Times reports on recently published findings that a large percentage of tweets devoted to the vaccination issue have been from bots or Russian trolls. Mark Dredze, the John C. Malone Associate Professor of Computer Science and one of the paper’s co-authors, is quoted in the article. Read more at Los Angeles Times […]
Scientific American reports on efforts to mine social media to forecast flu outbreaks. CS/CLSP’s Mark Dredze is quoted.
Assistant Professor Suchi Saria has been named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35.
Advances in artificial intelligence are improving the possibility of real-time language translation. Philipp Koehn, professor of computer science and member of the Center for Language and Speech Processing, comments.