Computer Science


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Alzheimer's disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease, which causes progressive damage to patients' ability in memory, language, behavior, and problem-solving. An estimated 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are suffering from Alzheimer's dementia today.
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Why are gas stations all along the east coast running out of gasoline? This is the result of the latest cybersecurity attack that targeted Colonial Pipeline and led to the shutdown of one of the largest oil pipelines in the U.S. As east coasters flood to the nearest gas station to fill their tank in...
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Computer scientists for NASA use computer science degrees for rover work
After traveling through space for over 200 days, the NASA Perseverance rover touched down on the surface of Mars on February 21, 2021. The NASA Perseverance rover will provide us with detailed images of never before seen areas of Mars. This important mission was a success due to the efforts of many different researchers, but one...
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The video game industry is now larger than the film and music industry combined. According to the Entertainment Software Association, in 2019 the U.S. video game industry generated $90.3 billion in annual economic output. This resulted in the industry supporting 429,000 jobs, with 143,000 of those positions being employed directly by video game companies. The...
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Crowdfunded Project Success Predicted by EKU Computer Science Students
With more than 150,000 crowdfunded projects on Kickstarter, how can you predict if a project will be successful in fundraising? Alex Dixon, Ethen Holzapfel and I – students in EKU’s computer science degree program – set out to answer this very question. Utilizing skillsets developed in the classrooms of EKU, we applied our knowledge of...
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