mobile computing

AOL Joins Corporate Partners in Computing Program

The University of Maryland and AOL, one of the world’s largest producers of digital content and a leader in advertising technology have, announced a partnership to explore areas of research and innovation that will prove beneficial to both parties.

The alliance, part of the university’s Corporate Partners in Computing Program, puts AOL researchers in touch with UMD faculty and students involved in social media analysis, software engineering, machine learning, mobile computing, artificial intelligence, parallel computing, visual analytics and more.

Oracle Health Sciences Institute, in Partnership with Oracle Labs, Announces First Round of Research Projects

Oracle Health Sciences Institute, in partnership with Oracle Labs, focuses on supporting research that accelerates IT innovation to advance personalized medicine and the delivery of safe and effective treatments and healthcare services to patients around the globe. The Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland will expand development of a tool to facilitate the visualization of patient clinical data patterns over time, as they apply to drug safety signals in large repositories of longitudinal healthcare and claims data.

Distinguished Lecture Series presents Thomas Malone

Thomas Malone from MIT's Center for Collective Intelligence presents "Classifying and Designing Collective Intelligence".

  • Date: November 3, 2008
  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • Location: CSIC 1115

Some of the most interesting recent Internet applications (like Wikipedia, Digg, and Google) are examples of what is variously called "Web 2.0" or "collective intelligence." Designing such systems well is not just a matter of software design