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PhD Alum Jonathan Mace Earns Honorable Mention For The Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award

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Launched in 2013, the Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award was created by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (ACM SIGOPS) to recognize research in software systems and to encourage the creativity ...

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John Savage Discusses

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"We have been exposed to new technologies for centuries," says Professor John Savage of Brown CS, "and every time a new technology is introduced, there are dislocations, unanticipated consequences...in our current situation, we have rushed to computerize so many things without knowing the ...

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Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

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Out of more than 700 faculty members, two are chosen each year for Brown University's Presidential Faculty Award, and this semester, President Christina Paxson selected Professor Michael Littman of the Department of Computer Science (Brown ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi And Collaborators Have Won The SIGPLAN Software Award For Work On Racket

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS and collaborators have won the annual SIGPLAN Software Award for contributions to the development of the programming language Racket. This award recognizes the development of a software system that has ...

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Steven P. Reiss Wins The VISSOFT 2018 Most Influential Paper Award

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VISSOFT 2018, the Sixth IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization, was held last week in Madrid, Spain, and Professor Steven P. Reiss of Brown CS took home the Most Influential Paper Award for research ...

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Applications Are Open For The Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Jennifer Rexford Analyzes Successful Collaboration In Computer Networking Interdisciplinary Work

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Professor Jennifer Rexford of Princeton University visited the CIT last week to address Brown CS and deliver the thirty-sixth lecture ("Hitting the Nail on the Head: Interdisciplinary Research in Computer Networking") in the Distinguished Lecture Series. Expanding on the metaphor ...

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Andy Van Dam Has Been Named To The SIGGRAPH Academy For Contributions To Computer Graphics

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SIGGRAPH, a special interest group for the Association for Computing Machinery, is one of the world’s largest communities of researchers, artists, developers, and filmmakers dedicated to the advancement of computer graphics and interactive ...

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Brown CS Seeks Applicants For Lecturer Positions

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants for multiple faculty positions at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer, or distinguished senior lecturer. The initial appointment would be for a 3-year period (renewable with potential for promotion and longer-term contracts). These positions are a part of a major expansion plan for the department ...

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by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

The eighth floor of Brown’s Sciences Library, home of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative labs, is buzzing this summer.

There’s the figurative buzz of students working feverishly on summer ...

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