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John Savage Gives A Retirement Lecture:

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Brown CS will host Professor John Savage on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 4 PM in CIT 368. John has spent 51 years at Brown and became Professor Emeritus in July, 2018. To commemorate this occasion, he will give a lecture ("Cybersecurity: A Grand ...

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Bootstrap Helps Schools Create Comprehensive K-12 Computer Science Pathways

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K-12 schools and districts planning to add computer science to their offerings face the challenge of creating sequences of classes out of many standalone curricular options, each targeting different contexts and content. Earlier this month, the National Math ...

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Novotny And Collaborators Win The VIS Best Poster Award For Visualizing Dinosaur Tracks

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IEEE VIS, the world's largest conference on scientific visualization, information visualization, and visual analytics is now over, and Brown CS PhD candidate Johannes Novotny and his collaborators have returned with the Best ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Dawn Song Finds Challenges And Opportunities At The Intersection Of AI And Security

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Professor Dawn Song of UC Berkeley visited Brown CS earlier this month to deliver the thirty-seventh lecture ("AI and Security: Lessons, Challenges and Future Directions") in the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Described as an innovator and "serial entrepreneur" in Professor Roberto ...

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PhD Alum Jonathan Mace Earns Honorable Mention For The Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award

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Launched in 2013, the Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award was created by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (ACM SIGOPS) to recognize research in software systems and to encourage the creativity ...

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John Savage Discusses

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"We have been exposed to new technologies for centuries," says Professor John Savage of Brown CS, "and every time a new technology is introduced, there are dislocations, unanticipated consequences...in our current situation, we have rushed to computerize so many things without knowing the ...

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Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

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Out of more than 700 faculty members, two are chosen each year for Brown University's Presidential Faculty Award, and this semester, President Christina Paxson selected Professor Michael Littman of the Department of Computer Science (Brown ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi And Collaborators Have Won The SIGPLAN Software Award For Work On Racket

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS and collaborators have won the annual SIGPLAN Software Award for contributions to the development of the programming language Racket. This award recognizes the development of a software system that has ...

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Steven P. Reiss Wins The VISSOFT 2018 Most Influential Paper Award

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VISSOFT 2018, the Sixth IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization, was held last week in Madrid, Spain, and Professor Steven P. Reiss of Brown CS took home the Most Influential Paper Award for research ...

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