Research Spotlight

Researcher to discuss how AI can help people avoid adverse drug interactions

October 15, 2019

Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience seminar series will feature a speaker who is working on using AI and machine learning to spot possible negative side effects that people might encounter when they are using multiple drugs.

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AI could offer warnings about serious side effects of drug-drug interactions

October 15, 2019

Researchers designed an algorithm that analyzes data on drug-drug interactions listed in reports — compiled by the Food and Drug Administration and other organizations — for use in a possible alert system that would let patients know when a drug combination could prompt dangerous side effects.

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Combination of techniques could improve security for Internet of Things devices

October 10, 2019

A multi-pronged data analysis approach that can strengthen the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices — such as smart TVs, home video cameras and baby monitors — against current risks and threats has been created by a team of Penn State World Campus students pursuing master of professional

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A strong community draws attorney and alumna Megan Costello back to IST

September 4, 2019

For Megan Costello, a 2008 Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology alumna, the strong community feel is what initially drew her to the College of IST. It is also what drew her back to become an assistant teaching professor seven years after she graduated.

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Clickbait Secrets Exposed! Humans and AI team up to improve clickbait detection

August 28, 2019

Humans and machines worked together to help train an artificial intelligence model to outperform other clickbait detectors, according to researchers.

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New tool could reduce security analysts' workloads by automating data triage

August 1, 2019

During a cyberattack, security analysts focus on answering four key questions: What happened to the network, what was the impact, why did it happen, and what should be done?

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