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This news item originally appeared in the September 18th issue of the Brown Daily Herald. The complete story can be read at the Herald's website.

When Masi Oka '97 graduated from Brown with a degree in computer science, he never expected that within a few short years he would appear in such television series ...

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Bryan Cantrill '96, Mike Shapiro '96, '97 Sc.M., and Adam Leventhal '01 -- all engineers at Sun Microsystems -- received the top prize in the Wall Street Journal's 2006 Innovation Awards for their work on DTrace.

The following originally appeared on the Wall Street Journal's website.

"Bryan Cantrill and a team of engineers ...

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Wenjin Zhou, a first year Ph.D. student in computer science, received the first place award in the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Student Research Competition at the 2006 SIGGRAPH conference. Her award winning presentation, Perceptual Coloring and 2-D Sketching for Segmentation of Neural Pathways, utilizes scientific visualization to help doctors understand and analyze white ...

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"Predicting 3D People from 2D Pictures" co-authored by Ph.D. candidate Leonid Sigal and Professor Michael Black, won the best paper award at the Forth International Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO-e 2006) in Mallorca, Spain.

Sigal's research focuses on building vision systems that can detect and track people in images ...

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Ph.D. candidate Dan Keefe’s work is featured on the ACM SIGGRAPH ARTS website as part of the Established Artist Introduces Emerging Artist (EA2) series. The article highlights Dan’s work with CavePainting, an artistic medium that uses a 3D analog of 2D brush strokes to create 3D works of art in an immersive virtual reality ...

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Assistant Professor John Jannotti has been awarded a $380,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Computer Systems Research Program. The award, for "Safe at Any Speed: Safe and Fast Distributed Applications", will fund research that will simplify the development of large concurrent systems. The research aims to avoid "race conditions", a ...

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The Fall/Winter 2005 issue of Conduit, the computer science department's research and alumni magazine, received an Excellence Award at the annual Gallery of Printing & Design Awards Banquet and Vendor Show at Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

The event is sponsored by the Graphic Communications Industry of Rhode Island and ...

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The Computer Science departmental ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 28th at St. Stephen's Church, located at 114 George Street. A post-ceremony reception for graduates, family, and friends will be held at the CS department, 115 Waterman Street, in the 3rd and 4th floor atriums.

The full ...

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Brown University's Award for Technological Innovation was presented to Professor Roberto Tamassia and members of his research team at the Center for Geometric Computing for their work in the design and development of algorithms, software, and hardware for authenticating high volumes of data in non-trusted distributed environments. Ph.D. candidates Nikos Triandopoulos and Danfeng ...

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After seven years of hard work perfecting the design of RoxyBot, Brown's entrant in the international Trading Agent Competition (TAC) Travel game, Assistant Professor Amy Greenwald, Ph.D. student Victor Naroditskiy, and undergraduate Seong Jae Lee were pleased to announce that RoxyBot snatched a first place victory from the jaws of Michigan's Walverine ...

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