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Better Signal Mapping with Machine Learning

Published on March 18, 2019 by

Bad cellular reception is a universal frustration, but keeping the public at four bars takes a lot of work.  Cellular providers constantly test, tune, and develop their infrastructure, with a close eye on their performance – and that of their competitors.   Optimizing the network requires keeping tabs on signal strength, and on identifying problems quickly

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Making the Most of Bad News about Cancer

Published on March 13, 2019 by

When celebrities or other well-known figures go public with the bad news that they have cancer, there’s an opportunity for more than sympathy.  As shown in a new paper in the journal Cancer Control by NCASD Lab PI Carter Butts and alumnus Ben Gibson, with collaborators Sarah Vos and Jeannette Sutton, these announcements can serve

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NCASD Lab PI Butts Elected AAAS Fellow

Published on March 8, 2019 by

NCASD Lab PI Carter Butts recently traveled to Washington, DC, to receive recognition as a newly elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Each year, the AAAS recognizes a small number of scientists across all fields for outstanding contributions to the promotion and/or progress of scientific knowledge.  Butts was recognized for

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