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Using machine learning to detect cheating in MMOGs

Written by Juwon Park I recently picked up a brand new first-person shooter massive multiplayer online game (MMOG). While playing, there would be instances where another team could uncannily predict our team’s strategies. Later, I found out that one of the players was using a

Federated learning for medical datasets 

Written By: JuWon Park “Garbage in, garbage out”, or GIGO, is a common saying in computing that describes the importance of human decision-making to create quality datasets for accurate models. In previous articles, we mentioned the potential applications of AI-driven diagnostics in institutions like hospitals.

Mythbusting: SIR 2020-21

Written by: Rishitha Boddu Close your eyes and go back to that day in March 2020 when an unfortunate email was sent out to the entire IMSA student body. It informed us that we would most likely not return to campus to conclude the academic

A Statistical Comparison

By: Eunice Kim The pandemic putting the entire global population into quarantine started only a last year. But with over 20 million cases in a matter of 8 months, it quickly became the greatest pandemic the world has ever seen in over a century. In

The Debate Over Immunity in Context of COVID-19

Written By: Rishitha Boddu In recent weeks, several governments have been suggesting that individuals who have been identified to carry antibodies for the SARS-CoV-2 should be able to return to their pre-pandemic lifestyle (“Immunity passports” in the context of COVID-19 2020). This would enable countries

COVID-19 Heat Theory

Written By: Kaylee Zhou Back in March, it was rumored that the summer heat might help defeat Covid-19; many Americans clung onto this hope of optimism throughout March, April, and May. Since diseases such as the flu have their patterns of high infection rates in

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Florida: The New Record Holder

WRITTEN BY: Eunice Kim COVID-19 is now the 2nd-worst pandemic in U.S. history, right after the Spanish flu, which caused 500 million deaths worldwide, approximately 675,000 of those occurring in the United States. As 2:00 PM of July 12nd, the United States alone has nearly

Wuhan, Seattle, and Illinois

Written By: Kaylee Zhou Covid-19 is a term that will forever be well known. This epidemic started in Wuhan, China, which just so happens to be where my relatives reside. Sitting on the couch in the living room during my winter break, back in December,

Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Written by JuWon Park Prior to a White House press briefing on April 30th, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement that rejected conspiracy theories about the virus being a bioweapon, concluding that the virus was “not man-made or genetically modified”