Tag Archive: Holly Ober

Free Dataset Archive Helps Researchers Quickly Find a Needle in a Haystack

The UCR Spatio-temporal Active Repository, or UCR STAR.

By Holly Ober. Let’s say you’re doing research that requires millions of geotagged tweets. Or perhaps you’re a journalist who wants to map murders in Chicago from 2001 to the present. You need to find large spatio-temporal datasets — but…
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This Computer Scientist Beats Hackers at Their Own Game

Portrait of PhD candidate Fatemah Alharbi, with UCR's Computer Science and Engineering Department, on March 20, 2019. Alharbi recently made headlines after Apple Inc. acknowledged her for helping discover a flaw in their security system. (UCR/Stan Lim)

By Holly Ober. Fatemah Alharbi breaks things in order to learn how to fix them. Not just any old things. Computer operating systems, to be exact, and she conducted research that earned public gratitude from Apple.

If she doesn’t look…
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University of California and Los Alamos National Laboratory Researchers Receive $3.6M to Secure Smart Campuses

Silas Richelson, Michalis Faloutsos, and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh

A consortium consisting of UC Riverside, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara, together with Los Alamos National Laboratory, was awarded $3.6 million for a three-year project, “Securing smart campuses: a holistic multi-layer approach,” through the 2018 UC Laboratory…
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