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Group member philip gino yvonne phoena

Group member: Philip, Gino, Yvonne, Phoena


Background information

Background Information

  • California's oldest private research university

  • Established: in 1880

  • Type: private and non-profit

  • Location: Los Angeles

  • Size: 900,000 m^2

  • Subject:

    • 95 undergraduate majors

    • 147 academic and professional minors

Background information1

Background Information

  • Two primary campus

    • University Park campus

    • Health Sciences campus

  • President:

    • C. L. Max Nikias

    • Since 2010

  • Staff:

    • Academic Staff: 4735

    • Admin. Staff: 10,774

  • Student:

    • Postgarduates: 19,516

    • Undergraduates: 17,380



  • Los Angeles ,frontier town in the early 1870s

  • Judge Robert Maclay Widney establishing a university in the region

  • in 1879 Widney formed a board of trustees

  • a donation of 308 lots of land from three members of the community

  • USC first with 53 students and 10 teachers in 1880.

  • Today, USC has:

    - more than 33,000 students & nearly 3,200 full-time faculty. located in the heart of one of the biggest metropolises in the world


University Park Campus

Galen Center

  • Home for basketball and volleyball

  • Opened: October 12, 2006

  • Capacity: 10,258


University Park Campus

Doheny Library

  • Located in the center of campus

  • Opened: 1932

  • Built by: Ralph Adams Cram


Health Sciences Campus

Medical Center

  • Located 5 km from downtown Los Angeles and 11 km from the University Park campus

  • major center for basic and clinical biomedical research in the fields of cancer, gene therapy,the neurosciences, and transplantation biology

Academic units famous

Academic Units - famous

  • USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

  • Marshall School of Business

  • School of Cinematic Arts

  • Viterbi School of Engineering

  • Gould School of Law

  • School of Medicine of USC

  • School of Policy, Planning, and Development

University seal

University Seal


University Seal

  • Tommy Trojan

  • major symbol of the university

  • nickname of USC’s students


University Seal

Mascot - Traveler

Usc computer science

USC Computer Science



  • Department overview

  • Research projects and labs

  • Research experience by undergraduates

Usc computer science1

USC Computer Science

  • Interdisciplinary

  • socially assistive robotics

  • computer animation

  • natural language processing

  • computational neuroscience

  • DNA computing

  • computational economics

Visualizing the Internet –

A census of the Internet address space

Department chair

Department Chair

  • Shang-Hua Teng

  • Chair, Computer Science Department Seeley G. Mudd Professor Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

  • Affiliated Research Professor of Mathematics at MIT

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

  • RESEARCH: smoothed analysis of algorithms, computational economics and game theory, spectral graph theory, scientific computing, mathematical programming, combinatorial optimization, computational geometry and computer graphics.

Achievements a quick glance

Achievements A Quick Glance

  • First program in game development

  •  the Domain Name System and the TCP/IP protocols

  • Invention of DNA computing

  • One of the first computer viruses and led the theoretical study of the computer virus concept

  • Home of one of the nation’s largest robotics programs

  • Much-honored faculty includes five members of the National Academy of Engineering and a Turing Award winner, Leonard Adleman

Usc cs awards

USC CS Awards

  • ICT Light Stage:

    used by Hollywood

    studios to create

    photoreal digital actors.



  • Can Robots Help Improve the State of U.S. Healthcare? Congress Wanted to Know

  • socially assistive robotics

  • helping people recover from stroke

  • elders suffering from chronic conditions

Research areas labs

Research Areas & Labs

  • Artificial Intelligence, Agents, Natural Language, Vision

  • Databases and Information Management

  • Graphics, Games & Multimedia

  • Robotics, Brain Theory, and Computational Neuroscience

  • Software Systems and Engineering

  • Systems, Distributed Systems, Communication Networks

  • Theory and Computational Sciences

Research experience for undergraduates reu

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

  • Found by the National Science Foundation

  • Support active research by undergraduate students

Featured project

Reu summer program

REU Summer Program

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