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Brown And RISD Undergrads Win A $40K Challenge By Analog Devices, MassRobotics

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In the inaugural Analog Devices Real-Time Sensor Fusion Challenge, sponsored by MassRobotics, teams from Massachusetts and Rhode Island were invited to compete and submit projects that fuse at least two sensor inputs, using the Robot Operating System (ROS) to create a ...

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Brown CS Faculty And Alums Win Facebook Privacy Research Awards

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Facebook recently announced the recipients of their research awards on privacy-preserving technologies and the role of applied cryptography in a privacy-focused advertising ecosystem. Out of 164 ...

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Michael Littman And Ellie Pavlick Receive Named Professorships

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that two of its faculty members received named chairs at the May, 2020 meeting of the Corporation of Brown University. Michael Littman is now the Royce Family Professor ...

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Brown CS Graduates A Record Number Of Undergrads: 39% Are Women

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is reporting another record-breaking graduating class. According to Vice Chair Tom Doeppner, Brown CS graduated 297 undergraduate students, its highest total ever, as well as 89 Master's students and eight ...

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PhD Student Jing Qian And Adobe Add AR Annotations To Physical Documents

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Brown CS PhD student Jing Qian (advised by Brown CS Professor Jeff Huang) has been working at Adobe Research to develop a means to bridge the gap between physical and digital documents with augmented reality (AR) technology. His work ...

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Cetintemel, Istrail, Singh, And Collaborators Receive COVID-19 Research Seed Fund Grants

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Brown University has just announced the award of $350,000 in a new COVID-19 Research Seed Fund, and three Brown CS faculty members are among the recipients. Brown established the fund to ...

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Seventeen Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it will recognize 17 graduating seniors for their achievements this year. Evan Cater, Min Jean Cho, Tyler DeFroscia, Megan Gessner, Brad Guesman, Samuel Hinthorn, Shawna Huang, Brendan ...

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Eleanor Avril Wins The Norman K. Meyrowitz '81 Award

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just announced that Eleanor Avril, a Brown CS student and one of the four Meta-TAs who coordinate the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant program, has just won the Norman ...

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Lorenzo De Stefani Returns To Brown CS As Lecturer

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Lorenzo De Stefani is the most recent hire in the multi-year CS With Impact campaign, the largest expansion in Brown CS history. One of the most fortunate things in his early life, he tells us, was ...

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Brown Visual Computing Launches A New Website

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The longest continuously running graphics group in the known universe, Brown Visual Computing, has just released a new website, https://visual.cs.brown.edu/. Dating back to ...

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