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New Software From Rosen And Whitney Allows Virtual Reality Control Of Robots

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Even as autonomous robots get better at doing things on their own, there will still be plenty of circumstances where humans might need to step in and take control. New software developed by Brown University computer scientists enables users to control robots remotely using virtual reality, which ...

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George Konidaris And Stefanie Tellex Earn DARPA Director's Fellowships

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded four Brown University faculty members with Director’s Fellowships, which are given to the top performers among agency’s Young Faculty Award recipients.

David Borton, Amanda Jamieson, George Konidaris and Stefanie Tellex each won Young Faculty Awards in ...

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Stefanie Tellex Serves As An Advisor For A New Children's Book About Robots

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If we posit a not-so-distant future where robots are ubiquitous, it stands to reason that we need writers to ground portrayals of them in reality. We say good-bye to crazed androids from pulp magazines who inexplicably try to kidnap beautiful women, and ...

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Stefanie Tellex Has Been Named The Joukowsky Family Assistant Professor Of Computer Science

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In a recent letter to the Brown University community, President Christina H. Paxson announced the appointment of sixteen faculty members to named chairs. Professor Stefanie Tellex of the Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) was among them: she becomes the Joukowsky Family Assistant Professor ...

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The Humans To Robots Lab Contributes To A New Exhibit At London's Science Museum

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From a 16th-century automaton and a metal swan that wowed Mark Twain to present day wonders that care for the elderly and help autistic children develop empathy, a new exhibit ("Robots") at London's Science Museum ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A CAREER Award For Robots That Help People

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Three things that we take for granted when collaborating with other humans, perceiving, acting, and communicating, are some of the areas that are most difficult for today's robots. Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Brown CS Faculty Earn Sloan Fellowships Four Years In A Row, For A Total Of Eight

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is proud to note that with Assistant Professor Tim Kraska's recent win, our faculty have earned a total of eight Sloan Research Fellowships. This is the fourth year in a row of Brown CS receiving the honor:

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Ian Gonsher, Jeff Huang, And Stefanie Tellex Win OVPR Seed Awards

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Lecturer in Engineering and Adjunct Lecturer in Computer Science Ian Gonsher and Assistant Professors Jeff Huang and Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Stefanie Tellex Gives An Invited Talk At EMNLP 2016

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 ...

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George Konidaris Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

For many of us, being handed a C++ compiler in high school would have been a difficult and inauspicious introduction to computer science. Not so for George Konidaris, who joins Brown CS as assistant professor this autumn: as a teenager, growing up in South Africa, he had mostly used computers for games, but the compiler ...