Illinois Informatics Institute
Illinois Informatics is a nimble, virtual academic organization with an integrated research and education mission that spans the entire campus. We support and encourage multi-disciplinary research projects that involve applications of computing and information in areas from the natural sciences, engineering and business to the humanities and social sciences. Our education programs include the undergraduate Minor in Informatics, the Masters in Bioinformatics, and the PhD in Informatics. We also support informatics-related course development at all levels, in a wide range of fields. Visit their website at: https://www.informatics.illinois.edu/
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(2019-04-15)Recent breakthroughs in automatic speech recognition (ASR) have resulted in a word error rate (WER) on par with human transcribers on the English Switchboard benchmark. However, dealing with linguistic mismatches between ...
(2019-04-15)The concept of metaphor has made significant contributions to expanding our horizons and range of knowledge and experience over the centuries. Using the associations between source and target domains, metaphors enable rich ...
Integration of GIS and machine learning techniques to investigate the impact of environmental contexts on travel modes (2019-04-01)Related to the promotion of physical activity, a growing body of research has adopted the definition of active travel modes. Active travel modes have made a great contribution to overall physical activity and, therefore, ...
(2019-04-15)Social media is slowly supplementing, or even replacing, traditional media outlets such as television, newspapers, and radio. However, social media presents some drawbacks when it comes to circulating information. These ...
Examining older users’ online privacy-enhancing experience from a human-computer interaction perspective (2019-03-22)The advancement of Internet technologies, including instant and unlimited access to information and services, has been an excellent source of support for older adults. However, pervasive and continuous online tracking can ...