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Three Brown students, Dimitar Bounov, Greg Pascale and Adrian Vladu, also known as “Brownian Motion” will compete in the 32nd annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) in Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada, April 6-10, 2008. Only 100 of the more than 6,700 teams, representing 1,821 universities from around the globe, earned coveted spots ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya was recently awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, the oldest and one of the most competitive fellowship programs in the United States. Anna’s extraordinary work in cryptographic protocols, namely anonymous credentials and electronic cash, led to her inclusion in this elite group

“The Sloan Research Fellowships support the work of exceptional young researchers ...

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Brown's Career Development Award aims to create opportunities for faculty to meet senior colleagues with a high degree of social capital. These meetings could significantly affect a faculty member's ability to participate in new collaborations. The award provides funding for individual faculty to develop peer networks, nationally or internationally, and increases their access ...

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The Computing Research Association (CRA) recently announced the appointment of Andy van Dam to chair its new Education Committee, called CRA-E. This committee has been tasked with thinking broadly about the future of computing education, especially at the undergraduate level.

Established as part of an ongoing trend toward reexamining the image of computing and the ...

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