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The Faces of AI

February 26, 2024

Roni Sengupta develops AI to modify images and works to make this technology more accessible to everyday creators.

Multimodal AI built with Tar Heel research

February 21, 2024

Working with a team at Microsoft Research, Carolina computer science professor Mohit Bansal and his student Zineng Tang, a Microsoft intern, created the CoDi AI system — a model capable of generating any combination of outputs (e.g, text, images, videos, audio) from any combination of inputs. Microsoft Research featured the project on its website last summer, and a few months later, the team presented the revamped CoDi-2 to much fanfare.

Human Stories in AI: Rick Marks

February 19, 2024

As part of the StatQuest series on Statistics and Machine Learning, Josh Starmer interviews Rick Marks, a professor in the School of Data Science and Society and Department of Computer Science and former director of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, which explored new interaction approaches for ambient computing environments.

Computer science team uses AR to treat Parkinson’s

February 16, 2024

Since September 2022, Henry Fuchs, Danielle Szafir and others have collaborated with medical researchers at Carolina on the multifaceted Parkinson’s Project. Their PD-Insighter software combines graphics and data visualization to allow clinicians treating Parkinson’s disease to watch and analyze patient movement in real-world home scenarios.

Pearl Hacks celebrates 10 years of inclusive tech

February 9, 2024

Pearl Hacks is celebrating a decade of empowering women and gender-nonconforming individuals in the world of tech. The student-led group hosts its annual hackathon Feb. 24-25 with the goal of honoring its past and paving exciting new paths for the future.

UNC CS’s impactful contributions at NeurIPS 2023

January 23, 2024

UNC Computer Science researchers made a splash at the 2023 Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS). Current and future UNC CS personnel had 14 papers accepted.

From Reality to Virtual Reality: Digitally Preserving Nepal’s Ancient Swayambhu Temple

December 5, 2023

Perched atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, the ancient Swayambhu Temple proudly reflects Nepal’s rich cultural tapestry. In a groundbreaking initiative this past October, Religious Studies Professor Lauren Leve and Computer Science Research Scientist Jim Mahaney traveled to Swayambhu to start the long process of capturing the data needed to create an accurate 3D model of the entire temple complex.