New Automated Way to Spot Threats in Crowds Pioneered at UCF

New Automated Way to Spot Threats in Crowds Pioneered at UCF

Engineers at the University of Central Florida are devising a way to use video to detect abnormal behavior in large crowds in an effort to help keep people safe from terrorist attacks. Professor Mubarak Shah heads the team that is using video streams, algorithms and a unique analysis to figure out how crowds behave and […]

10 Knights Honored, People To Watch

Ten UCF staff and alumni were named recently by Orlando Business Journal as among the area’s 40 top professionals under 40 years old. The annual list of those who have made significant achievements in their careers includes: Betsey Bell, executive director of the Foundation for Foster Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for children […]

Parking, Traffic Changes for Friday Campaign Event at CFE Arena

Expect traffic, parking changes and road closures Friday due to a campaign event at the CFE Arena. The event is scheduled to start at 5 p.m., though crowds are anticipated to arrive at UCF much earlier. The event is being run by the campaign, but UCF is providing the below information to help event attendees […]

UCF Employees’ Spouses, Children Eligible for Tuition Waivers

The spouses and dependents of thousands of University of Central Florida employees will be eligible for partial tuition waivers beginning this fall. UCF employees currently can waive the cost of six credit hours per semester for certain courses on a space-available basis. Under the new plan approved recently by the UCF Board of Trustees, eligible […]