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USC Center for Generative AI and Society: AI-generated image
The new Center for Generative AI and Society reinforces USC’s historic influence on computing and its reputation for nurturing generations of engineers, entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists.(Image/Generated with the assistance of the DALL-E 2 AI system)

USC dives into AI research, education with new Center for Generative AI and Society

Amid the buzz about generative AI tools like ChatGPT, USC forms research center with $10 million in seed money and influential experts from the fields of computer science, film, media, education and more.

USC Information Science Institute researchers are pioneering an effort to identify and prevent spoofing attacks on biometrics systems. (Photo illustration/iStock)

USC’s cutting-edge biometrics research receives technology-transfer government contract

Cyberattacks are increasingly sophisticated as institutions of all kinds turn to biometrics to confirm user identity. USC Information Sciences Institute researchers are on the front lines, developing systems to guard against security breaches and hacking attempts.