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The Humans To Robots Lab Contributes To A New Exhibit At London's Science Museum

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about the Humans to Robots Laboratory and Stefanie Tellex

From a 16th-century automaton and a metal swan that wowed Mark Twain to present day wonders that care for the elderly and help autistic children develop empathy, a new exhibit ("Robots") at London's Science Museum ...

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More Brown University Students Are Majoring In CS Than Any Other Subject

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about rising enrollment in our classes and an increasing number of CS majors.

Last semester, for the first time, Computer Science became the most commonly-chosen major at Brown University. The total number of students majoring in CS was 321, exceeding the second most popular major ...

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The NYT Asks Brawner And Krishnamurthi About CSCI 0030 And Teaching Computational Thinking

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about CSCI 0030, Tom Doeppner, John HughesK-12 CS education, Shriram Krishnamurthiour community outreach, and Steve Reiss

What is computational thinking, and how should it be taught? Almost three decades after the term was coined, the answer is still being worked out. How do ...

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Upfal, Binnig, Kraska, Van Dam Win A $3.1M DARPA Grant To Build New Data Exploration Software

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Carsten BinnigDARPA, the Data Science InitiativeTim KraskaEli Upfal, and Andy van Dam.

In the era of big data, there’s plenty of software on the market that helps people to explore and visualize ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A CAREER Award For Robots That Help People

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Three things that we take for granted when collaborating with other humans, perceiving, acting, and communicating, are some of the areas that are most difficult for today's robots. Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

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Earlier this year, the Office of the Vice President for Research announced an inaugural awards program during the academic year 2016-2017 to recognize outstanding research achievements of ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

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Earlier this year, the Office of the Vice President for Research announced an inaugural awards program during the academic year 2016-2017 to recognize outstanding research achievements of ...

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Brown CS Announces Major Achievements In Data Science

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Carsten Binnig, DARPA, the Data Science Initiative, Lorenzo De Stefani, Tim Kraska, Sloan fellowships, Tupleware, Eli Upfal, Vizdom, Andy van Dam, and Emanuel Zgraggen.

Only a few months after the founding of Brown University's Data Science Initiative (DSI), the Department of Computer Science ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca And Collaborators Win An NSDI Test Of Time Award

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At the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) this week in Boston, Massachusetts, Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and collaborators from University of California San Diego and University of California Berkeley ...

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Bootstrap Brings The Next Generation The Data Science They'll Need

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Bootstrap, Sam Dooman, and Shriram Krishnamurthi.

"Nationwide, the concept of 'CS for all' has become ubiquitous," says Brown CS Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi, co-director of Bootstrap. "But not all students will become computer scientists. We know already that opportunities to use data will be part ...

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