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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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Tellex's Outreach Inspires A High School Student To Study CS, Then Teach

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"These are kids who would never have seen a real robotics lab otherwise," says Annalisa Marchessault, Pre-Engineering Instructor at Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA), one of New England's premier technical high schools. "Many of them don't even ...

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Stephen Bach Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Imagine that you're the Chief of Surgery for a major hospital. Dozens of patients are being operated on every day, using a variety of techniques. If you wanted to find out which surgery was most effective on patients with similar problems, you might start with their medical records, looking at things like post-surgery pain ...

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Natalie Reed Becomes Brown's Tenth Google Women Techmakers Scholar

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has made it our mission to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can ...

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Tim Kraska Wins The VLDB Early Career Research Contribution Award

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The Very Large Databases (VLDB) Conference, one of the most prominent venues for research and development results in the field of database management, will be held in Rio de Janeiro this year, from August 27 ...

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A Grant From GM Helps Bootstrap Provide Data Science Training To Austin Teachers

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Thanks to a grant from General Motors, Bootstrap (a K-12 CS curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer of Brown CS) has begun training dozens of educators to teach the new ...

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Pombrio, Krishnamurthi Win The PLDI Distinguished Artifact Award For Inferring Type Rules For Syntactic Sugar

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PhD alum Justin Pombrio and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have received the PLDI 2018 Distinguished Artifact Award. PLDI (the ACM SIGPLAN Conference on ...

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Felzenszwalb Wins The Longuet-Higgins Prize For Fundamental Contributions To Computer Vision

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Pedro Felzenszwalb, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, has just received the 2018 Longuet-Higgins Prize for fundamental contributions in computer vision. The prize recognizes work in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) from ten ...

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MIT Technology Review Talks With Tellex And Whitney About Using Augmented Reality With Robots

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A new article from MIT Technology Review examines work from Professor Stefanie Tellex and PhD student David Whitney of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), who are using augmented reality as a means to help humans and ...

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