TITLE

BAD WEEK

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/29/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7671, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents developments related to engineering and technology. News has been received that U.S.-made audio players, installed at Beijing's international airport to scare birds off the runway has failed because of the language barrier. In another development, researchers at Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, have announced that they had built a computer that can predict who will receive a death sentence. Using attributes such as race, age, sex and highest year of education when first imprisoned for a capital offence, offence, 1,000 profiles of death row inmates were used to train the computer.
ACCESSION #
16659434

 

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