Computer Science

Brain waves cyber security

Brain waves can be used to protect cyber security

Cyber security and authentication have been under attack in recent months, seemingly every other day. Just recently, more than 500 million passwords were stolen...
14 key components of creativity

Computer scientists discover 14 key components of creativity

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. In a recent study, scientists use a computational linguistic...
e-textile

Scientists design a new E-textile that can integrate computers into clothing

E-textiles, also called smart clothing or e-fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. They can be used to...
online survey

What are the last 5 five websites that you visited?

Surveys have been used for more than 150 years to get data about all kinds of opinions, attitudes, but also behaviors. Usually, a standardized questionnaire...
twitter map

A Twitter map of happiness, diet and fitness in New York, San Francisco, and...

Social media websites like Twitter and Facebook are more and more important in our daily life. People like to exchange information about health, happiness,...
dog reading

How dogs are using media devices

Since their introduction, TV devices have been a popular mass medium for entertaining in almost every home. These media entertainment systems have since been...
Signature Verification

Deep Multitask Metric Learning for Offline Signature Verification

Among different methods of authentication, signature verification has a specific place. The reason is that signing procedure is simple and cheap. Moreover, it is...
Self driving and connected car

Traffic models for self-driving and connected cars

Vehicles are evolving quickly nowadays. For example, a self-driving car can detect surroundings with various techniques like radar, GPS, lidar, and computer vision. The car...
smart energy and green planet

Era of smart energy

Nowadays we have increasing resource and environment problems, and it is urgent to improve energy management. One question is how to use emerging IT technologies,...
Big health data

A better way to handle big health data

Big Data is helping us make a better world. One important example is its use in healthcare. In 2012, the volume of global health data...