UAA professors share details on their new eye-tracking computer authentication process

2011-10-26 by

UAA Computer Science Professors Bogdan Hoanca and Kenrick Mock have been awarded a patent for their eye tracking software that uses the eye’s iris and gaze to authenticate a user’s access to a computer—essentially the computer sign-on process. They described their work at a UAA Campus Bookstore session. This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011.

Read more about their work in the Anchorage Daily News; find the link below.

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Anchorage Daily News website
UAA professors awarded eye-scanning patent
UAA Campus Bookstore website
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UAA biology professor Jeff Welker discusses findings by international group in Arctic warming article for Science magazine

2009-09-15 by

UAA biology professor Jeff Welker co-authored an important paper identifying gaps in our knowledge on how climate warming is changing the Arctic. An international team of scientists collaborated on the paper, reviewing dozens of research documents on the effects of circumpolar warming and noting numerous direct effects. They issued a call to action, describing what we need to do in global climate change research and where the public needs to spend its money. The paper was published Sept. 11, 2009 in the journal “Science.”

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Abstract for the article
Environment and Natural Resources Institute Web site