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Archive – February 2020

Areyan, Greenwald Take Second Place In The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition's Supply Chain Management League

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The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition (ANAC) is now in its tenth year of bringing together researchers from the negotiation community and spawning novel research in the field of autonomous agent design. Most recently, it was held at the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Macao in August of 2019, and …

Brown CS Alum Feng-Hao Liu Wins An NSF CAREER Award

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Brown CS alum Feng-Hao Liu, now assistant professor at the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University, has just received an NSF CAREER Award, titled “CAREER: Towards Efficient Cryptography for Next Generation Applications”. The topic of his research, he explains, is homomorphic computation, physical attacks, lattices, and post-quantum cryptography. "I would …

Brown CS Undergraduate Nishanth Kumar's Student Abstract Has Been Accepted At AAAI-20

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AAAI-20 is the thirty-fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, one of the world's most prominent international conferences on the subject. Held this year in New York from February 7-12, AAAI promotes theoretical and applied AI research as well as intellectual interchange among researchers and practitioners. As with previous years, this year's …

Brown CS Undergraduates Dai And Bermudez-Silverman Present Their Work At The Inaugural AAAI Undergraduate Consortium

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AAAI-20 is the thirty-fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, one of the world's most prominent international conferences on the subject. Held this year in New York from February 7-12, AAAI promotes theoretical and applied AI research as well as intellectual interchange among researchers and practitioners. This year, the conference also included …

New Research From Daniel Ritchie Aims For Easy, Data-Driven, Convincing Indoor Scenes

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Not only do we spend most of our lives indoors, says Brown CS Professor Daniel Ritchie, we spend a sizable percentage of our time virtually indoors, exploring computer-generated interiors. Some uses for these spaces are well known, like architects creating digital representations of buildings that don't yet exist, but others (moving furniture around …

Kai Wang Wins An Adobe Research Fellowship

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Brown CS PhD student Kai Wang has just received an Adobe Research Fellowship for his research in automating design of structures and layouts. His work currently centers on bridging computer graphics and machine learning to create data-driven algorithms to achieve this automation. The Adobe Research Fellowship program was created to recognize …

Bayazit, Galgana, Kumar, And Safranchik Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

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The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with industry, government, and academia to strengthen research and advance education in computing. Every year, they recognize North American students who show phenomenal research potential with their Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, and in 2020, Brown …

Brown CS Addresses Growth And Student Support, Constraints And Challenges In A BDH Op-Ed

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Over the past few years, The Brown Daily Herald has published several articles and op-eds about growing enrollment in computer science, including suggestions on how to address the resulting challenges that students face. This morning, Professor and Chair Ugur Çetintemel and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi continued the dialogue with an op-ed explaining the constraints …

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