Suzan Anwar is a graduate student researching real-time facial recognition and eye-gaze estimation. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has created a computer program that can identify emotions on a person’s face in real time.  Continue reading “Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock’s online master’s program in information science ranked among best in nation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s online master’s degree program in information science has been ranked among the best in the nation for the second time in 2019. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s online master’s program in information science ranked among best in nation”

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Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019

The spring 2019 semester is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their schedule, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019”

UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, a distinguished professor of Information Science Department and head of the university’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS), was one of six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows announced Thursday, Dec. 13, during a news conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”

Dr. Xiaowei Xu. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and doctoral student have received a $20,000 Google AI research grant for their research in artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence”

UA Little Rock graduate student David Dai is doing research on machine learning. His research involves programing computers to analyze large sets of data. In this image, Dai told the computer to corrupt part of this image of his face. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers studying development of benchmarks to test machine learning

Researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are joining the ranks of technology companies and universities like Google, Intel, Stanford University, and Harvard University to create the next generation benchmark suite for machine learning.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers studying development of benchmarks to test machine learning”

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how social bots influence the delivery of news via social media during major disasters.

Social bots disrupt online communication about natural disasters

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how social bots influence the delivery of news via social media during major disasters.  Continue reading “Social bots disrupt online communication about natural disasters”