Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://wrvo.org en Watson the supercomputer heads to RPI http://wrvo.org/post/watson-supercomputer-heads-rpi <p>Nearly two years after an IBM supercomputer named Watson stole the spotlight on Jeopardy! by beating two human champions, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy will become the first university in the world to receive its own version of Watson, to help further computer science research. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:43:05 +0000 Marie Cusick 32653 at http://wrvo.org Watson the supercomputer heads to RPI Researchers try to individualize light therapy http://wrvo.org/post/researchers-try-individualize-light-therapy <p>As upstate New York heads into some of the darkest days of the calendar year, researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy are trying to shed some light on our individual cycle of sleeping and waking known as the circadian rhythm. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 21:04:04 +0000 Marie Cusick 29571 at http://wrvo.org New center bridges divide between man and machine http://wrvo.org/post/new-center-bridges-divide-between-man-and-machine <p>A new center dedicated to bridging the divide between man and machine was launched Tuesday at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. The new Center for Cognition, Communication, and Culture (CCC) will focus on improving ways humans can interact with and learn from computers.<br> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:26:01 +0000 Marie Cusick 29098 at http://wrvo.org