Hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students and many at colleges and universities across Massachusetts are taking part in classroom and after-school activities this week to observe Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 5-11, a nationwide... more
Nabanita De, a second-year CICS master's student, is part of a team that has developed an algorithm, in the form of a Chrome extension, to filter the authenticity of Facebook posts.
The work is in response to a proliferation of fake news posted on... more
In support of the President's recent Computer Science For All announcement, the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance pledged to grow the alliance by five states.
The ECEP Alliance, part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst's... more
CICS researcher Beverly Woolf and colleagues have received a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a "smart tutor" that will use a computer's camera and visual recognition software to detect student feelings,... more
In a paper presented on Nov. 3 in Amsterdam, computer science researchers Emery Berger of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Sam Guyer of Tufts University described a new programming language feature they say will help to make software... more