Crosstown Traffic Integrated Media Systems Center and USC Annenberg School of Journalism have teamed up to analyze IMSC’s massive and ever-growing traffic database. Traffic data, particularly in a city such as this one, is unique in its ability to send us signals about the economy, quality of life, safety, and social and economic status in Los Angeles. Each team br unique skills to this endeavor. The expertise of IMSC researchers in computer science, data management and statistics was essential in…
IMSC won the best demonstration award in CIKM 2016 IMSC won the best demonstration award in the 25th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016) on Oct 27th, Indianapolis.
IMSC participates in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot with the ATOM-HP project The ATOM-HP (Analytical Technologies to Objectively Measure Human Performance) project is a joint effort between the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Department of Defense aiming at understanding human performance with the goal of optimizing performance in various contexts. For the past year, as an integral part of the ATOM-HP team, IMSC has been helping with the design of a clinical and a military study by…
IMSC Start-up Tallygo brings solutions to transportation in Los Angeles Even beyond Hyperloops and aerospace, the strength of LA’s university system continues to lead the way in bringing new edge-case transportation solutions to market. Case in point,TallyGo, an LA-based real-time navigation startup, was spun out of technology originally developed in-house at USC’s IMSC institute. The company has since raised millions in funding from local investors and is now taking on mapping giants like Waze, Google and Apple Maps.
IMSC Retreat 2016 was held on June 1, 2016, at USC TCC Grand Ballroom. More than 90 people attended the event including experts from industry such as Microsoft, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Oracle, ESRI, Google, IBM, Samsung America, Teradata, Snapchat, x-Spatial, and Tilofy.
The modern commute may be heading for a big upgrade, thanks to carpool ride-sharing services and advances in automotive electronics and smart transportation systems.
On November 24, USC news featured an article titled “Big data offers a new look at Expo Line” that highlights the success of Expo Line in attracting public transportation riders towards reducing the traffic congestion. This study is conducted based on ADMS project – a big data framework for transportation systems – developed by IMSC.
MediaQ was introduced in the article “ The citizen journalist: How ordinary people are taking control of the news” by Digital Trends. Keith Nelson Jr. introduced MediaQ as an example of supporting system to help and work with citizen journalism. The details can be found here.
IMSC Retreat 2015 was held on April 2, 2015 at Radisson Hotel (across from the USC main campus). More than sixty people attended the event including people from outside such as Microsoft, Chevron, IBM, NGC, Oracle, LA County Government, NII Japan, INRIA France, to name a few. This year the keynote speech delivered by Prof. Michael Franklin, Chair of the Computer Science Division of EECS Department at UC Berkeley.
NSF announced six newly funded projects which improve future disaster management using Big Data. This is a part of international effort between US NSF and Japan’s JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency).