Research used data mining tools combat covid 19 misinformation

Computer scientists at UC Riverside are working on tools to assist track and monitor COVID-19 symptoms, as well as sort through disinformation about the condition on social media. Using Google Trends data, a team led by Vagelis Papalexakis, an associate professor in the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, and Jia Chen, an assistant professor of teaching, created an algorithm that identified three COVID-19 symptoms that were distinct from the flu: Ageusia (loss of taste function of the tongue), shortness of breath, and anosmia (loss of smell) are all…

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LG-korea sets new record for 6G transmission

A team of researchers from LG Electronics in Korea successfully transmitted data 100 metres over a 6G signal. LG officials have provided information about their test of next-generation wireless transmission technology on their company’s news page. As 5G cellular networks spread throughout the world, experts at various telecoms firms have been hard at work developing next generation 6G communications technologies. Moving to the new technology is projected to increase data transmission speeds by 50 times over 5G. It is also anticipated to reduce latency by 10% compared to 5G, making conversations…

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