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James Tompkin Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

“We have responsibilities as scientists, and a need for rigor,” says James Tompkin, who joins Brown CS as Assistant Professor this summer. But, watching a video overview of his recent research, the areas of inquiry sometimes surprise. Sophisticated editing of image and video content, new interaction and display devices from light fields, and...animal-shaped glockenspiels ...

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Seeing The World In A New Way: Channing Gray Explores The Yurt

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Few journalists are fortunate enough to cover the same beat as noted critic and Providence Journal arts writer, Channing Gray. He's written at length on Stephen Nachmanovitch, Paul Nelson, Benjamin Britten, puppetry, photography, piano design, and now the Yurt, Brown ...

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Fodor's New England Cites The Humanity-Centered Robotics Initiative

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The size of a travel guide is necessarily limited by the tourist's ability to carry yet another object while exploring or cram it into an overflowing backpack. In the latest ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya Praises Apple's Recent Privacy Stance In CSM's Passcode

As a thought leader in the areas of cryptography, privacy, and accountability, Professor Anna Lysyanskaya of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is often asked to comment on areas ranging from data privacy to White House security policy to the FBI's case against Apple. Frankly skeptical at recent efforts by Apple ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A NASA Early Career Faculty Award For Human-Robot Collaboration On Complex Tasks

2016 continues to be a significant year for Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), who has just won a NASA Early Career Faculty Award for a recent proposal ("Human-Robot Collaboration on Complex Tasks"). Earlier this year, she received a Sloan Fellowship, was listed in MIT Technology Review's ...

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De Stefani, Epasto, Riondato, And Upfal Win A Best Student Paper Award At KDD 2016

Professor Eli Upfal of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and his research group continue to distinguish themselves in the Big Data research community. Shortly after two of their full papers and one poster paper were accepted at the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016), a ...

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