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Researchers Design Interactive Software to Target Teen Alcohol Use

A collaborative research effort including NC State's Dr. James Lester, is focused on designing new personalized, adaptive software to go beyond providing facts and allow a personalized approach to curbing risky behavior in adolescents.

NC State’s Online Computer Science Programs Rank Fourth Nationally

NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report”.

Teaching a Computer to Play ‘Concentration’ Advances Security, Understanding of the Human Mind

NC State computer scientists have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (also known as Memory). The work could help improve computer security – and improve our understanding of how the human mind works.

Computer Science Research

Our key research areas are in Theory (Algorithms, Theory of Computation), Systems (Computer Architectures and Operating Systems, Embedded and Real-Time Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Scientific and High Performance Computing), Artificial Intelligence (Intelligent Agents; Data-Mining, Information and Knowledge Discovery, Engineering and Management; eCommerce Technologies; Information Visualization, Graphics and Human-Computer Interaction), Networks (Networking and Performance Evaluation), Security (Software and Network Systems Security, Information Assurance, Privacy), Software Engineering (Requirements, Formal Methods, Reliability Engineering, Process and Methods, Programming Languages), and Computer-Based Education. Our 2013 funding level was $49,125,704. The department has a number of teaching and research laboratories, centers and other facilities that support its educational and teaching mission.

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