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Professor Matthias Scheutz is working with a team of researchers to explore ways to equip robots with reasoning tools, a sense for right and wrong, and what the consequences may be of their actions when facing real-world dilemmas.
The Department of Computer Science has instituted a new Tufts CS Student Council to further communications between the students, faculty, and staff. The council first met as an official group with Department Chair Kathleen Fisher this fall.
The Department of Computer Science thanks their teaching assistants for their valuable assistance and dedication.
Bridge Professor Susan Landau was recently inducted into the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Hall of Fame.
Eighteen teams presented their projects at this year's hackathon. The winners included a dancing robot, an app to find rental bicycles, and an app that lets you enjoy the same playlist that you heard at a coffee shop based on geotagging.
Engineering faculty participate in 12 funded projects through Tufts program.
Tufts researchers receive AFOSR grant for a new project on autonomous systems.
At the recent AIWS Conference, Professor Matthias Scheutz gave a keynote speech about the potential of AI and robotics technologies and called for ethical provisions for the design of AI systems from the outset to prevent accidental failures.
Professor Matthias Scheutz emphasizes the need for integrating ethics into machine development as humans become more emotionally connected to robots in this story for TechWorld.