Saddling up cryptosystems for a quantum showdown

A lone ranger riding off into the sunset might say something sage and vague, such as "a man is only as good as his word." But these gritty prophets never said anything about verifying a man's—or anyone else's—word in ...

Computer Sciences

Algorithm advances uncompromising covert communication

A new algorithm that can enhance covert communication without compromising data integrity is reported in the International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems.

Energy & Green Tech

Boosting thermal energy storage with polyelectrolytes

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have demonstrated that an additive made from polymers and electrolytes improves the thermal performance and stability of salt hydrate phase change materials, or PCMs, a finding that ...

Computer Sciences

Attribute augmentation-based label integration for crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing provides an effective and low-cost way to collect labels from crowd workers. Due to the lack of professional knowledge, the quality of crowdsourced labels is relatively low. A common approach to addressing this ...

Computer Sciences

How photonics is revolutionizing convolutional neural networks

In the modern era, there has been explosive growth in the demand for computing power for cognitive image and video processing. While convolutional neural networks offer improved performance for image processing, they also ...

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