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Ph.D. candidate Dan Keefe’s work is featured on the ACM SIGGRAPH ARTS website as part of the Established Artist Introduces Emerging Artist (EA2) series. The article highlights Dan’s work with CavePainting, an artistic medium that uses a 3D analog of 2D brush strokes to create 3D works of art in an immersive virtual reality ...

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Assistant Professor John Jannotti has been awarded a $380,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Computer Systems Research Program. The award, for "Safe at Any Speed: Safe and Fast Distributed Applications", will fund research that will simplify the development of large concurrent systems. The research aims to avoid "race conditions", a ...

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The Fall/Winter 2005 issue of Conduit, the computer science department's research and alumni magazine, received an Excellence Award at the annual Gallery of Printing & Design Awards Banquet and Vendor Show at Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

The event is sponsored by the Graphic Communications Industry of Rhode Island and ...

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Brown University's Award for Technological Innovation was presented to Professor Roberto Tamassia and members of his research team at the Center for Geometric Computing for their work in the design and development of algorithms, software, and hardware for authenticating high volumes of data in non-trusted distributed environments. Ph.D. candidates Nikos Triandopoulos and Danfeng ...

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The Computer Science departmental ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 28th at St. Stephen's Church, located at 114 George Street. A post-ceremony reception for graduates, family, and friends will be held at the CS department, 115 Waterman Street, in the 3rd and 4th floor atriums.

The full ...

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After seven years of hard work perfecting the design of RoxyBot, Brown's entrant in the international Trading Agent Competition (TAC) Travel game, Assistant Professor Amy Greenwald, Ph.D. student Victor Naroditskiy, and undergraduate Seong Jae Lee were pleased to announce that RoxyBot snatched a first place victory from the jaws of Michigan's Walverine ...

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Robot Soccer Demonstration

The Brown Robocup Club will be hosting a robot soccer demonstration Tuesday May 9th between 1-4pm in the CIT Lobby. Robocup (http://www.robocup.org/) is a world-wide effort to create robots that can win in soccer against the human World Cup Champion. Toward this goal, we will exhibit Sony Aibo robot ...

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Computer Science Ph.D. students Jay McCarthy and Warren Schudy recently received awards from the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

Jay received a NSF Fellowship and placed in the top 6th percentile of awardees. His proposed plan of research is to create a programming language that eases the development of correct ...

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Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck received a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) award for "Adaptive and Robust Resource Allocation and Scheduling". The funding will support research on developing novel computer applications, based on mathematical modeling, for fast and efficient decision making.

Of the 103 projects submitted, twenty-five were competitively selected. This is ...

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Michael Black, Odest (Chad) Jenkins, and John Donoghue of Neuroscience have been awarded a $300,000-plus grant from the Office of Naval Research, under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). The funding will support the development of a facility to capture and control arm and hand motion, and will include a state-of-the-art motion capture ...

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