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Archive – 2016

Computational Ideas, World Culture, And Maximum Insights Per Hour: Donald Knuth Delivers The 2016 Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

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Among many other things, the visit was timely: a post about Donald Knuth’s multi-volume opus, The Art of Computer Programming, was trending on Slashdot just last week.Earlier this month, on Thursday, December 1, 2016, and Friday, December 2, Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) hosted Knuth, Professor Emeritus …

George Konidaris Wins An AFOSR Young Investigator Research Award

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Barely a month after his arrival at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), Assistant Professor George Konidaris has received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research award.The objective of the Young Investigator Research program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance early …

Stefanie Tellex Gives An Invited Talk At EMNLP 2016

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Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just returned from the largest conference devoted to natural language processing (NLP), where she gave an invited talk. SIGDAT (the Association for Computational Linguistics' special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP)'s Conference on Empirical Methods …

Brown Launches A New Data Science Initiative

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Brown University has launched a Data Science Initiative to catalyze new research programs to address some of the world’s most complex challenges and provide students with innovative educational opportunities relating to “big data”. The initiative builds on established strengths in mathematical and computational sciences and a long history of data-related research across …

Brown CS Announces A Faculty Search In The Area Of Machine Learning, Broadly Construed

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The Department of Computer Science at Brown University (Brown CS) seeks applicants under a focused cluster hiring plan for multiple anticipated tenure-track faculty positions in the area of machine learning, broadly construed (including, but not limited to machine learning for speech, vision, robotics and text; machine learning theory; systems and languages …

Brown University's Executive Master In Cybersecurity Program Welcomes Its First Student Cohort

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Brown University is pleased to welcome the first student cohort to begin its newly launched Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) program. The 16-month EMCS program, with classes beginning this week, builds on the university’s interdisciplinary excellence in cybersecurity, highly accomplished faculty and students, and practical, hands-on experience to produce visionary and confident …

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