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Brown CS Alum Scott A. Smolka Wins The 2021 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize In Distributed Computing

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Brown CS alum Scott A. Smolka was recently named a co-recipient of the 2021 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing for the pioneering paper “CCS Expressions, Finite State Processes, and Three Problems of Equivalence ...

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Ernesto Zaldivar Was Named One Of USC's Best Election Cybersecurity Presenters

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University of Southern California (USC)'s Election Cybersecurity Initiative is a new, non-partisan, independent project, supported by Google, to help protect campaigns and elections by conducting cybersecurity workshops in ...

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Research Associate Tom Sgouros Applies Data Science To Pension Reform With A New Grant

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“From a data science perspective,” says Brown CS Research Associate Tom Sgouros, “some of what passes for normal in the world of pension systems isn’t really acceptable in the scientific world. With this grant, a major part of what I hope will happen ...

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Robert Y. Lewis Joins Brown CS As Lecturer

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A native of Boston, Robert Y. Lewis is returning to the northeast after three years in the Netherlands (“I’ve been biking a lot, maybe because of living there – it’s definitely a hobby”) and he joins Brown CS as ...

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R. Iris Bahar Gives A Keynote At ASAP 2021

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"Technological advancements have led to a proliferation of machine learning systems to assist humans in a wide range of tasks," writes Professor R. Iris Bahar of Brown CS. "However, we are still far from accurate, reliable ...

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A New Brown/MIT Data Science Platform Speeds Up Python Queries

by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

Researchers from Brown University and MIT have developed a new data science framework that allows users to process data with the programming language Python — without paying the “performance tax” normally associated with a user-friendly language.

The new framework, called Tuplex, is able to process data queries written in ...

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Leonhard Spiegelberg Wins A Facebook Fellowship

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Brown CS  PhD student  Leonhard Spiegelberg has received a Facebook Fellowship for his research on systems for big data analytics. His paper “Tuplex: Data Science in Python at Native Code Speed”  was also published at the ACM Special Interest Group on ...

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Brown CS Student Aric Zhuang Wins $15,000 At This Year's Brown Venture Prize

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At Brown University's nurturing ground for young entrepreneurs, Brown CS student Aric Zhuang and Brown student Caitlin Pintavorn placed second and took home a $15,000 prize for their new start-up, CASTYR ...

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Brown CS Alums Reclaim Techno-Optimism With Reboot

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by Jessica Dai

I caught the CS bug much like many others at Brown: through the games and brightly-colored pixels of the 15-16 sequence. I was enthralled by knowing there ...

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Learnable.ai, Cofounded By Brown CS Alum Guan Wang, Is Named A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

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Learnable.ai, co-founded by Brown CS alum Guan "Royal" Wang, is a human-centered artificial intelligence (AI) company. Originating from the Harvard Innovation Lab, it provides fully-automated grading AI for K-12 subjects, application programming interfaces for optical ...

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