Eric Gilbert, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, has been named a fellow in the Digital Ecologies Research Partnership (DERP), founded by several prominent online social communities to explore how publicly available data can be used for ethical academic inquiry into the social dynamics of online groups and websites.
A Washington Post article, "Does Google think you're famous?" finds the College of Computing's own, Annie Anton, to be "Google famous".
The College of Computing welcomes four assistant professors to the faculty during the 2014 fall semester: William Harris and Taesoo Kim will join the School of Computer Science, while Byron Boots and Alex Endert will join the School of Interactive Computing.
Georgia Tech students learn how to apply data science to civic issues during the Data Science for Social Good summer program.
A week after the World Cup title game in Rio de Janeiro, teams from 45 countries will face off at RoboCup about 1,200 miles away in the Brazilian coastal town of João Pessoa.