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Purdue ROSETTA initiative wins one million NSF award to develop AI for reconstructing unexplored archeological sites in VR

The ROSETTA initiative, a Purdue interdisciplinary team science project, won a $1,000,000 National Science Foundation award to build an artificial intelligence-based framework for modeling complex urban constructions from a small number of remote sensing and field observations. The project will use advanced drone technology to surveil the land, which saves time and some situations may replace or minimize archaeological digs, which often destroy parts of the site to reveal its structure.

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2021 FORCES Team Strategic Priorities Report: Anticipating Biden’s Strategy and Security Policy

The year 2021 comes in the US with a new presidential administration confronted by critical strategic challenges, political turmoil, and high expectations. The FORCES team of social science, STEM, and military experts summarizes in this report the leading functional, geographic, and political-military issues confronting the Biden administration.

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Register now for travel that supports Purdue CLA research, students

Registration is now open for the first TOURS de FORCES: “Entry Level WWII: The National WWII Museum” in New Orleans. This unique, 3-day experience is curated by leading military historians (Distinguished Professor Randy Roberts and Robert Kirchubel, PhD), as well as experts who will introduce you to some of the most dramatic events, experiences, and technologies that supported the Allied and American efforts to final victory.

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