# Algorithms Current Events

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NIST wants comments on proposed 'hash' competition
NIST is planning a competition to develop one or more cryptographic (2007-02-01)
NIST issues call for a new 'hash' algorithm
NIST has opened a competition to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, a tool that converts a file, message or block of data to a short (2007-11-08)
New NIST document offers guidance in cryptographic key generation
Protecting sensitive electronic information in different situations requires different types of cryptographic algorithms, but ultimately they all depend on keys, the cryptographic equivalent of a password. (2012-12-13)
Greedy algorithms best for multiple targets
What algorithms should an air defense system work with? Particle swarm algorithms if there are ten targets to be hit. (2010-12-09)
A turbo engine for tracing neurons
Putting a turbo engine into an old car gives it an entirely new life -- suddenly it can go further, faster. (2017-04-27)
Lessons from the fly brain improve search algorithms
To develop better search algorithms for images and data, a group of researchers has turned to the fruit fly brain. (2017-11-09)
Game theory can help protect against terrorist attacks
A new article explains how game theory and algorithms are being used to optimize security and patrol schedules to prevent terrorist attacks. (2016-12-06)
Crowdsourcing algorithms to predict epileptic seizures
A study by University of Melbourne researchers reveals clinically relevant epileptic seizure prediction is possible in a wider range of patients than previously thought, thanks to the crowdsourcing of more than 10 000 algorithms worldwide. (2018-08-08)
Does my algorithm work? There's no shortcut for community detection
Community detection is an important tool for scientists studying networks, but a new paper published in Science Advances calls into question the common practice of using metadata for ground truth validation. (2017-05-03)
Common data determinants of recurrent cancer are broken, mislead researchers
In order to study the effectiveness or cost effectiveness of treatments for recurrent cancer, you first have to discover the patients in medical databases who have recurrent cancer. (2013-01-02)
Machine learning methods in precision medicine targeting epigenetics diseases
The huge amounts of epigenetic data coming from biological experiments and clinic, machine learning can help in detecting epigenetic features in genome, finding correlations between phenotypes and modifications in histone or genes, accelerating the screen of lead compounds targeting epigenetics diseases and many other aspects around the study on epigenetics, which consequently realizes the hope of precision medicine. (2018-12-19)
Binarisation system based on FPGA for OCR in electronic voting
Many vision systems require text recognition captured at very high speed: vehicle registration identification devices, scanners, etc. (2005-10-10)
Quantum algorithm breakthrough
An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia, has demonstrated a quantum algorithm that performs a true calculation for the first time. (2013-02-24)
Optimal online communication
Dutch researcher Peter Korteweg has developed algorithms for wireless networks. (2008-04-23)
Iris recognition report evaluates 'needle in haystack' search capability
Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new NIST report. (2012-04-18)
The efficiency of nature-inspired metaheuristics in limited-budget expensive global optimization
Global optimization problems where evaluation of the objective function is an expensive operation arise frequently in engineering, machine learning, decision making, statistics, optimal control, etc. (2018-03-22)
Slicing optical beams: Cryptographic algorithms for quantum networks
The mathematical models can be used not only for quantum networks and authentication but also for full-scale quantum computing. (2018-12-13)
How social networking sites may discriminate against women
Using the photo-sharing site Instagram as a test case, Columbia researchers demonstrate how two common recommendation algorithms amplify a network effect known as homophily in which similar or like-minded people cluster together. (2018-04-20)
Lobachevsky University scientists in search of fast algorithms for discrete optimization
Lobachevsky University scientists are implementing a research project (2017-12-01)
Teaching computers to understand human languages
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a set of algorithms that will help teach computers to process and understand human languages. (2016-05-06)
Dramatic simplification paves the way for building a quantum computer
An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, has demonstrated a new technique that dramatically simplifies quantum circuits, bringing quantum computers closer to reality. (2011-08-02)
Frogs resolve computing issues
When male Japanese tree frogs sing at the same time, the females cannot differentiate between them in order to choose the best one. (2015-10-07)
New technique improves accuracy of computer vision technologies
Researchers have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision technologies to better identify and separate objects in an image, a process called segmentation. (2016-06-20)
AI learns complex gene-disease patterns
A deep learning model improves the ability to identify genes potentially involved in disease. (2019-09-02)
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Tracking hair loss and growth
CSIRO has developed maths-based imaging technology to measure hair on different parts of the human body. (2008-10-31)
Can artificial intelligence be used to study gut microbes in patients?
A new Journal of Internal Medicine article proposes that artificial intelligence tools, such as machine learning algorithms, have the potential for building predictive models for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases linked to imbalances in gut microbial communities, or microbiota. (2018-03-21)
Evolutionary lessons for wind farm efficiency
Evolution is providing the inspiration for University of Adelaide computer science research to find the best placement of turbines to increase wind farm productivity. (2011-05-04)
Web-based tool to help clinicians make schizophrenia treatment decisions
A new Web-based tool will be available Jan. 1 to help clinicians determine the best medication for patients with schizophrenia. (2004-12-29)
The key to cybersecurity
UC Santa Barbara cryptographer Stefano Tessaro receives a National Science Foundation CAREER award. (2016-03-10)
A new algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines
In recent years, mini wind energy has been developing in a spectacular way. (2014-03-18)
100 percent of the image restored using a version containing between 1 and 10 percent of the information
In his PhD thesis, Daniel Paternain-Dallo, Computer Engineer of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has developed algorithms to reduce and optimize images; using a reduced image (with between 1 percent and 10 percent of the information from the original image), they allow 100 percent of the pixels in the initial image to be restored. (2013-10-24)
Combining computer vision and brain computer interface for faster mine detection
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have combined sophisticated computer vision algorithms and a brain-computer interface to find mines in sonar images of the ocean floor. (2015-05-04)
Algorithms Used In Military Radar Systems Have Potential To Improve Medical Ultrasonic Imaging
Radar systems employing image-formation algorithms developed by a University at Buffalo associate professor -- and likely being used by NATO planes to spot hidden targets in Yugoslavia -- have the potential to significantly improve medical ultrasonic imaging. (1999-05-05)
New algorithm can distinguish cyberbullies from normal Twitter users with 90% accuracy
A team of researchers, including faculty at Binghamton University, have developed machine learning algorithms which can successfully identify bullies and aggressors on Twitter with 90 percent accuracy. (2019-09-16)
SwRI engineers develop novel techniques to trick object detection systems
New adversarial techniques developed by engineers at Southwest Research Institute can make objects 'invisible' to image detection systems that use deep-learning algorithms. (2019-04-04)
Findings show potential use of artificial intelligence in detecting spread of breast cancer
Computer algorithms detected the spread of cancer to lymph nodes in women with breast cancer as well as or better than pathologists. (2017-12-12)
System lowers breast augmentation re-operation rate by 17 percent
Plastic surgeons can reduce breast implant re-operations in augmentation patients to 3 percent by following a new system of decision and management algorithms, according to a study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® (PRS), the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (2004-11-10)
Scripps Florida scientists develop a more effective molecular modeling process
A new method to produce accurate computer models of molecules, developed by scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute, combines existing formulas in a kind of algorithmic stew to gain a better picture of molecular structural diversity that is then used to eliminate errors and improve the final model. (2013-09-26)
D-Wave and predecessors: From simulated to quantum annealing
Starting with a review of well-known classical algorithms such as Metropolis, genetic algorithm, hill climbing and simulated annealing, we investigate adiabatic quantum computation and quantum annealing. (2014-06-23)
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