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Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote At UEMCON

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"Mechanism design," says Professor Amy Greenwald of Brown CS, "is the engineering branch of game theory, where knobs can be adjusted to achieve certain goals in multi-agent systems inhabited by strategic agents. For example, a network designer might ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives An Invited Talk At PWLConf (Recording Available)

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"I had the misfortune of having early success," says Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS. In a recent invited talk ("On the Expressive Power of Programming Languages") at Papers We Love Conference 2019, he shares some personal history ...

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Stefanie Tellex Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

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Brown CS is happy to announce that Stefanie Tellex has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, effective as of July 1, 2019. "This achievement," she says, "could not have happened without my amazing students and collaborators. I'm privileged to work with some ...

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Brown CS Alum Victoria Chávez ‘18 Makes An Impact On The Rhode Island Community

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“I had a choice to take a high-paying job in Silicon Valley,” laughs Brown CS alum Victoria Chávez ‘18, “but I chose to follow my passions and make a difference.” Making a difference seems to be the hallmark of so ...

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Paul Valiant Wins The Test Of Time Award At The Theory Of Cryptography Conference

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The Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) is an International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) conference that focuses on paradigms, approaches, and techniques used to conceptualize, define, and provide solutions to natural cryptographic problems and computer security concerns ...

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Applications Are Open For The $10K 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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Lilika Markatou Wins An ISC Best Student Paper Award

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Brown CS PhD student Evangelia Anna (Lilika) Markatou has just won the Best Student Paper Award for her paper “Full Database Reconstruction with Access and Search Pattern Leakage” (coauthored with her advisor, Professor Roberto Tamassia) presented at ...

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Sydney Skybetter Asks Computer Scientists To Consider The Choreography Of Surveillant Systems

“You’re going to be in a room someday,” says Sydney Skybetter, Lecturer at Brown’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. “Where your colleagues are designing technologies intent on targeting other people’s bodies, with the aim of manipulating them, and potentially causing harm. As a computer scientist, you will have a voice ...

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Brown CS Alum danah boyd Wins An Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award

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Founded almost thirty years ago, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is one of the leading nonprofit organizations defending civil liberties in the digital world. In 1992, they established their Pioneer Award to recognize leaders on the electronic ...

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Andy van Dam's ACM Hypertext Keynote Will Reflect On A Half-Century Of Hypertext

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"Here we are," said Brown CS Professor Andries "Andy" van Dam in 1987, "and we have to ask, perhaps rhetorically, has hypertext arrived?" He was delivering a keynote address at the first ACM Hypertext Conference ...

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