Assistant professor David Smith is leveraging digital humanities techniques to analyze syntactic changes throughout history in an effort to understand how languages evolve.
The real world is an enormously complex network in which everything is interconnected. Assistant professor of computer and information science Yizhou Sun develops data-mining algorithms that take advantage of that complexity.
The research of Daniel Wichs, a new assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, focuses on how cryptography can continue protecting personal data in an evolving digital age.
Marsette Vona, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, explains the challenges of controlling a Martian rover.
Assistant professor and cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson explains the growing threat of hackers targeting American military and infrastructure.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Cybersecurity curriculum will prepare select students for highly specialized jobs that investigate cybercrimes.
The hacker group Anonymous recently announced through a YouTube video that it plans to “kill” Facebook on Nov. 5 for supposedly abusing the privacy of its users. We asked Engin Kirda, the Sy and Laurie Sternberg Interdisciplinary Endowed Professor for Information Assurance — with joint appointments in Northeastern’s College of Computer and Information Science and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering — to discuss the potential implications of the hack and the motives behind hacking groups such as Anonymous.
Network scientists at Northeastern collaborate on first large-scale map of a plant’s protein network, which could one day help treat human disease.