In the Media

Selected news media mentions of our departmental activities.

7/15/19
Chess.com reports on a chess cheating scandal in France and mentions how Ken Regan, associate professor of computer science, advised the Chess Federation’s Fair Play Commission on the matter using a statistical analysis program he developed to detect cheating.
7/8/19
An article on Blokt about powerful technologies that can erode privacy includes Jetson, a system that can automatically identify people from hundreds of meters away by reading their heart rate and quotes Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering, who said cardiac signatures have the potential to be more accurate than facial recognition systems and could achieve 98% accuracy.
7/3/19
A story on ESPN about the similarities between baseball and cricket interviews Kenneth Regan, associate professor of computer science and engineering, who has written on the intersections of the two sports.
7/2/19
An article in MIT Technology Review Magazine about advances in biometrics reports that the Pentagon now has a prototype infrared laser called “Jetson” that can identify people by their heartbeat, and interviews Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering.
6/28/19
An article in TechSpot about advances in biometrics reports that the Pentagon now has a prototype infrared laser called “Jetson” that can identify people by their heartbeat, and interviews Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering.
6/28/19
An article on Technology reports UB will hold a new two-day course on artificial intelligence Aug. 13-14 and quotes David Doermann, director of UB’s Artificial Intelligence Institute.
6/27/19
A story on WBFO-FM interviews Kenneth Joseph, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, about his research that showed that Democrats and Republicans are less divided than it may seem when it comes to President Trump’s tweets.
6/18/19
An article in Fortune about a deepfake video published on YouTube that appears to show Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington – in character as Jon Snow – apologizing for several mistakes made during the controversial eighth season of the hit HBO show quotes testimony by David Doermann, made during a House Intelligence Committee hearing last week.