IT University is a joint organization between Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, to support research, education and collaboration within IT and communication (ICT).
The focus of the network is on interdisciplinary projects and tasks, that involve several departments and faculties. There is also a focus on collaboration between academy, industry and society in ICT-related issues.
[7 Oct 2014] Researchers from Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg, Stanford University, UCL, Google and Mozilla Research has built a new system that protects Internet users' privacy when they surf the Web and simultaneously increases flexibility for web developers to create applications that combine data from different websites.
[23 Sep 2014] The computer programs used in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) are highly specialised. They can for example fly airplanes, play chess or assemble cars in controlled industrial environments. However, a research team from Gothenburg, Sweden, has now been able to create an AI program that can learn how to solve problems in many different areas. The program is designed to imitate certain aspects of children's cognitive development.
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