In concert with nine animal conservation groups, USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society is in the midst of a massive deployment of predictive artificial intelligence software known as Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security (PAWS) in an effort to fight poachers globally. This planned rollout — in nearly 600 wildlife parks across 55 countries — has incredible potential to aid the humans on the front lines of protecting animals. Find out more about how PAWS can help stop poaching.
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For several years, Torres has been documenting instances of non-inclusive terminology still used in the dance world. Now, the USC Kaufman senior has turned those observations into a gender-inclusive guidebook.
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