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June 13, 2016 - June 19, 2016

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Seny Kamara's Invited Talk On Encrypted Search At A Recent CCC Workshop Previews His Fall 2016 Teaching

Last month, Associate Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS) delivered an invited talk ("Encrypted Search: From Theory to Practice") at the Computing Community Consortium (CCC)'s Computing Research: Addressing National Priorities and Societal Needs workshop. Held in Washington, DC, the event was a "research visioning" workshop to imagine, discuss ...

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Pombrio And Krishnamurthi's Work Has Been Selected As One Of ACM SIGPLAN ICFP's Best Papers

Research in programming language implementation ("Hygienic Resugaring of Compositional Desugaring") by PhD candidate Justin Pombrio and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has been chosen as one of the best papers of the 2015 ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP 2015).

To situate Justin and Shriram ...

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Congressional Quarterly Roll Call Documents John Savage's Contribution To A Historic International Cybersecurity Agreement

Congressional Quarterly Roll Call recently interviewed Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) to document a unique moment in history. "The May 26-27 meeting of the Group of Seven in Ise-Shima, Japan," writes Paul Merrion, "produced the G7's first-ever stand-alone agreement on cybersecurity, data protection and internet governance ...

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Immersive Visualization To Support Scientific Insight

by Bruce Donald Campbell (RISD, Brown CS Visiting Scientist)

What do you get when you bring together a seasoned popular art school illustrator, an accomplished computer graphics scientist with a new virtual reality surround theater, a respected scientist with a compelling field of study, and twenty-one eager participants in a semester-long course focused on how ...

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IMG_2448.jpg For more stories on why we love calling Providence home, check out our Praise for Providence page here.

Travel and Leisure lists Providence as the 3rd most charming city in America. Its rich colonial-era history, bustling art scene, and quaint gas-lantern-lined streets easily make the Rhode Island capital a top contender. The article highlights ...

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img_1243.JPG.300x300_q85.jpg GoLocalProv has named Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS as one of the 50 Greatest Living Rhode Islanders! He was listed alongside How To Get Away With Murder actress Viola Davis and Brown “Engin. 9” professor Barrett Hazeltine, among other famous names. Michael is known for his work in reinforcement learning and machine learning, and ...

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Amy Greenwald Helps Coordinate The Inaugural Artificial Intelligence For Social Good Conference

Professor Amy Greenwald of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), along with colleagues from Harvard University, the Computing Community Consortium, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and other organizations, have just returned from the successful Artificial Intelligence for Social Good conference, which they co-organized. Held in Washington, DC, the ...

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