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Tech on Tap: Using Technology to Explore Black History in Civil War Alexandria

Alexandria and its surroundings provided training camps, hospitals, and even burial grounds for thousands of African American Union soldiers during the American Civil War. To help us commemorate…

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On the Record: Humans and artificial intelligence help identify photos from the past

Kurt Luther, Virginia Tech assistant professor of computer science, has developed a free software, Photo Sleuth, that uses human crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to help identify people in…

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Computer science professor creates facial recognition software to identify Civil War portraits

Kurt Luther, an assistant professor in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, combines his interest in Civil War photography and expertise in computer science to create Civil War Photo Sleuth,…

From  Dawn Jefferies 1 likes 742 plays