UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Computer Science and Engineering


Research Areas

Augmentative Technology for the Handicapped
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Using computing technology to improve the quality of life of the disabled. Among the research projects and products under development are natural-voice talkers for the speech impaired, single-switch Internet surfing for quadriplegics, robotic wheelchairs, sensory systems to teach cause-and-effect to severely delayed children, tablet PCs that translate the uncharacteristic handwriting of people with spastic cerebral palsy (in conjunction with Microsoft Corp.), and a means to extend special-education class work to home-bound and hospital-bound children, among many other ideas. | More »

Computer Science Education
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Curricular and pedagogic issues in the teaching of computer science, as well as related issues such as recruitment and retention of under-represented groups in the discipline. | More »

Research Centers

Center for Socially Relevant Computing (CSRC)

image of CSRCThe mission of the Center is to manifest the social relevance of computing by promoting its various aspects such as programming, hardware/software integration, system design, and making the community aware about the technology that can enrich their lives. | More »


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