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Cornell Economist Says Disaster Relief Workers Need AI Tools
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Cornell Economist Says Disaster Relief Workers Need AI Tools

 Economist Christopher B. Barrett has been developing decision trees to help CARE relief workers analyze conditions in disaster zones. They need more efficient...

More on Bridging the Gap Between Ecologists and Computer Scientists
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More on Bridging the Gap Between Ecologists and Computer Scientists

At the First Conference on Computational Sustainability, Cornell's Evan Cooch, evolutionary ecologist, describes what happened in the past when he asked an engineer...

Enviro Scientists Call on Comp Scientists to Bridge Gap in Solving NP-Hard Problems
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Enviro Scientists Call on Comp Scientists to Bridge Gap in Solving NP-Hard Problems

Environmental scientists are unaware of advances in computational complexity and have been limiting problems they tackle, but they are hopeful as result of First...

Matching Digital Photos to Identify Wildlife
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Matching Digital Photos to Identify Wildlife

Dutch Scientists create digital "collective intelligence" system to compare photos of animals' markings. 

Low-Cost Sensors Help People Turn 'Green'
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Low-Cost Sensors Help People Turn 'Green'

University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon researchers are building sensors for phones and homes that give people feedback on their habits and encourage them...

Framing the Right Problem For Water Fowl
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Framing the Right Problem For Water Fowl

 U.S. Geological Survey scientists describe their work, outlining complexity.

Scientists Convene at First Computational Sustainability Meeting
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Scientists Convene at First Computational Sustainability Meeting

 Keynote Address at the First Computational Sustainability Meeting by Carla Gomes.
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