Less than two years after his arrival at Brown University’s Computer Science Department, Assistant Professor Jeff Huang has received a Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award from Brown’s Office of the Vice-President for Research as well as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII ...
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Assistant Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University’s Computer Science Department has just won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his work on understanding the performance of distributed systems through causal tracing. He joins multiple previous Brown CS faculty winners, including (most recently) Erik Sudderth, James Hays, Ben Raphael, and Chad Jenkins. CAREER Awards ...
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Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) congratulates Professor Ugur Cetintemel, who has won the "IEEE Data Engineering (ICDE) 2015 Influential Paper Award". The award honors the authors of the paper deemed most influential from ten years ago. The award celebrates the ICDE 2005 paper "One Size Fits All": An Idea Whose Time Has ...
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"My goal is for computers to understand images as humans do," says Assistant Professor James Hays of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "and for computers to use this understanding to help people interact with and create imagery in new ways."
Hays has just been named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow ...
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Continuing his strong start to 2015, Professor Maurice Herlihy of Brown University's Computer Science Departmentis peering outward through Providence snow to a sunny Mediterranean isle. He's been invited to serve with five colleagues as a speaker at the LASER Summer School on Software Engineering (this year, titled "Concurrency: The Next Frontiers"), held ...
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"Let's get one thing straight," explains Professor Michael Littman of Brown University's Department of Computer Science. "A world in which humans are enslaved or destroyed by superintelligent machines of our own creation is purely science fiction. Like every other technology, AI has risks and benefits, but we cannot let fear dominate the conversation ...
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As of Jan 21, we have reopened the Interfolio site for applications. Since we're already well along in the selection process, only exceptional applications will be considered. After Feb 4, the process will be too far along for us to consider any further applications at all.
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Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) congratulates Professor Eugene Charniak, who has just won the 2015 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Classic Paper Award. The award, which was established in 1999 to honor authors of works deemed most influential from a specific conference year, celebrates a paper (“Statistical Parsing with ...
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Earlier this month, President Obama announced a series of new commitments that will deliver computer science (CS) education to millions of previously unserved K-12 students. In the section of the White House Fact Sheet detailing expansion of CS offerings in New York City, the Office of the Press Secretary mentions Bootstrap, a curriculum and software ...
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Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) congratulates Professor Maurice Herlihy for his recent election as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). “It’s very gratifying to join such a distinguished group,” says Maurice, the first member of Brown CS faculty to receive this honor.
The NAI is a non-profit organization ...