Brown CS News

Archive – October 2015

Brown CS Announces A Search For Two Faculty Positions

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The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants for faculty positions in the following areas, broadly construed:robotics, including such diverse applications as manipulation and navigation and human-robot interaction, and such diverse methods as machine learning and computer vision and programming languages; andgraphics, visualization, and interaction, including such diverse …

Stefanie Tellex Wins A DARPA Young Faculty Award For Research In Human-Robot Communication

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Practitioners in fields as diverse as education, leadership development, communication, and process improvement are likely to share one of the key elements of Stefanie Tellex's recent research: feedback is essential. Stefanie, a faculty member of Brown University's Department of Computer Science, has just won a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) …

Erik Sudderth And Collaborators Advance Seismic Monitoring And Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Earning A Top Prize In Bayesian Analysis

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Few things are less abstract than an earthquake or more important than nuclear non-proliferation, and one of the top awards in Bayesian analysis highlights how complex statistical models can be used to solve problems that go far beyond theory. The International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA, which sponsors leading journals …

Mace, Roelke, And Fonseca Win A Best Paper Award At SOSP 2015

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Brown University Computer Science (Brown CS) PhD Candidate Jonathan Mace, Ryan Roelke '15 (now at Vertica), and Brown CS Assistant Professor Rodrigo Fonseca have just received one of three Best Paper Awards at the 25th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP 2015), currently being held …

Maurice Herlihy Joins Dijkstra, Needham, And Others In The SIGOPS Hall Of Fame

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Selected by past program chairs from leading Operating Systems conferences, past Weiser and Turing Award winners from the Association for Computing Machinery’s SIGOPS (Special Interest Group on Operating Systems) community, and more, Professor Maurice Herlihy of Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (and his collaborator, J. Eliot B. Moss of …

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