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Sep 20, 2023

Speech Emotion Recognition: Using High Arousal to Find Intriguing Conversations

If we can search audio recordings by the emotions in a speaker’s voice, we could pinpoint a heated argument or surprise celebration.  A team of researchers at the Laboratory for… 

May 25, 2023

Students Lead Spring Semester Projects that Support Intelligence Analysts

Students play a vital role in research at the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences. From design to computer science and data prioritization, we’re spotlighting four of this year’s research projects at… 

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Feb 28, 2023

Student Outreach to Build a Diverse Workforce

On May 15, the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of its academic partnership with North Carolina State University. Residing on a large college campus that… 

Dec 5, 2022

Taming Deep Learning: Faster and Cheaper

This work was funded by the NCSU LAS: Laboratory for Analytics Sciences, 2022. Summary: A “router-based” reasoning oracle can tell when not-so-hard predictions can be handled by a simple/fast/cheap linear model; or… 

Dec 5, 2022

LAS Senior Design Engagement

Since the mid-1990s, undergraduate students majoring in engineering and computer science at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have been required to complete a capstone research project during the final semester… 

Dec 5, 2022

What Happens When Design Students Innovate for Intelligence Analysis

Intelligence analysts must make sense of never-ending waves of information that crash over them from every direction. Understanding how best to navigate such a vast, ever-changing ocean of data with… 

Dec 5, 2022

Communicating Intel to Decision-Makers: Toward the Integration of Graphs in Reports

Melanie Bancilhon, R. Jordan Crouser, Alvitta Ottley Intelligence analysts’ roles include analyzing reports, identifying important information relevant to the current state of affairs, and communicating their takeaways. These reports are… 

Dec 5, 2022

Hybrid Teams and Purposeful Levels of Automation

Drs. Judy and Rob Johnston, Johnston Analytics Introduction.  With the evolution of machine learning and artificial intelligence, as well as the increasing recognition of the assistance they can provide to… 

Dec 5, 2022

VisibleV8 on Browser Fingerprinting Detection

Alexandros Kapravelos, Junhua Su Visiting websites with a browser is part of our daily routine today. However, this simple action involves countless components hidden under a beautiful user interface. Taking… 

Dec 5, 2022

Design Approaches to Research一Tools and Techniques (DARTT): Applications to LAS/IC Projects

Sharon Joines, Hongyang Liu, Matt Schmidt, Lori Wachter Background One of LAS’s goals is to expose LAS members to varied approaches for problem identification, exploration and synthesis, and solution and…