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  1. July 18, 2019A strong negative result provides insight to improve RFID sensing systems
    Srinivasan Keshav, Liqiong Chang, Ju Wang and Omid Abari

    Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, those tiny ribbons of metal with a tiny chip, are found in countless objects. From key fobs and payment cards to library books and inventory in a factory, these embedded inexpensive tags provide a way to uniquely and wirelessly identify objects.

  2. July 17, 2019Researchers in the Faculty of Mathematics part of NRC collaboration
    Sandra Banks, Feridun Hamdullahpur, and two NRC representatives

    On June 21, 2019, the University of Waterloo and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced a new innovation collaboration on campus. The Collaboration for Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Cybersecurity will develop expertise to further research in these areas nationally and internationally. 

  3. July 15, 2019Emotionally intuitive artificial intelligence
    Jesse Hoey

    People suffering from the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease often have difficulty remembering things that recently happened to them. As the disease takes root, a person’s reasoning and behaviour can change. Day-to-day routines — like handwashing — may become challenging for them and they begin to need more assistance from caregivers for simple tasks.

    But now there is technology that can help. Learn more about the software.

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  1. July 24, 2019WiCS Sexism Response Workshop
    Sexism Response Workshop Poster

    Join us on Wednesday, July 24th, and learn how to respond wittily, constructively, and effectively to sexist comments directed toward you or others. Pick up some everyday strategies, and practice employing them in various scenarios. 

  2. Sep. 27 to 29, 2019Waterloo Mathematics Undergraduate Research Conference
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    Applications are due by June 30, 2019.

    Meet leaders in mathematical, computer and statistical sciences at a two-day, all-expenses-paid conference hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

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