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The Biggest Expansion In Brown CS History: CS With Impact

In an endeavor to increase opportunities for students and broaden excellence in research and teaching, Brown University will expand its Department of Computer Science over the next five years, adding 10 tenure track faculty members and five lecturers, as well as boosting support for collaborative, high-impact research.

The expansion, the largest in the 40-year history ...

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Servan-Schreiber, Riondato, And Zgraggen Have Been Named Runners-Up For ICDM's Best Student Paper Award

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The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining and analytics. The conference covers aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software, systems and applications ...

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Theophilus Benson Is Named Runner-Up At ACM SIGCOMM Workshop

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“In recent years, many techniques have been developed to improve the performance and efficiency of data center networks,” writes Professor Theophilus “Theo” Benson of Brown CS, as he explains the significance of his most recent paper ...

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1st Place Policy Prize At CSAW Global Cyber Competition Goes To Brown EMCS ’19-Based Team

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We're proud to announce that a team of four members from the Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Class of 2019 won first place in the policy category at CSAW’18, the world’s largest student-led hacking and ...

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Kathi Fisler's OOPSLA Keynote Defends

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Last week, Professor Kathi Fisler of Brown CS was in Boston to give the November 8 keynote address for OOPSLA (ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications). OOPSLA is one of ...

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Theophilus Benson Wins A Google Faculty Award And NSF Grant For Improving Network Performance In Emerging Regions

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Network performance has been one of Brown CS Professor Theophilus "Theo" Benson's core interests for years. And network performance in emerging regions, he says, is particularly interesting because it requires us to question assumptions about ...

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Toymaker Has Been Accepted At Four More Animation Festivals

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Toymaker, a seven-minute animated short created in 2017 by Brown CS Professor Barbara Meier and her students, has already been accepted at multiple national and international film festivals and won the Music Award in the Student Competition of the 13th Athens Animfest ...

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Nature Cites Ramachandran's Use Of Machine Learning To Localize Beneficial Mutations

Professor Sohini Ramachandran of Brown University's Center for Computational Molecular Biology (she also serves as its Director) and Department of Computer Science has just had one of her recent projects, SWIF(r), mentioned in Nature, the multidisciplinary science journal. Originally published ("Localization of adaptive variants in human genomes using averaged one-dependence estimation") in Nature ...

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The 2018 Kanellakis Memorial Lecture: Robert Tarjan Analyzes Theoretical Approaches To Algorithm Design

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In addition to our many other lectures throughout the semester, Brown CS is excited to announce that Professor Robert Tarjan of Princeton University will be delivering the annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture on December ...

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Andy van Dam Reaches The 25-Year Anniversary Of The Karlstrom Influential Educator Award

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The ACM Karlstrom Award is presented annually to outstanding educators in recognition for the advancement of new teaching methodologies and for significant contributions to the development and expansion of  computer science and engineering. Professor Andy ...

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