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The New Yorker Visits Tellex's H2R Lab In A Feature On Automation

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It's a new and strange moment, captured in the photo that heads the article: a robot has just plucked the petals of an artifical daisy, with an eye to someday replacing the intricate but backbreaking ...

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Klein's New Work: A Balanced Power Diagram Is The Anti-Gerrymander?

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"Our justice system can't guarantee fair outcomes," says Professor Philip Klein of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "but it can guarantee fair processes. Gerrymandering is a political issue more than a technical one, but we're trying ...

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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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Alum Tushar Bhargava Wins A 2017 Undergraduate Award For Work With Tim Edgar

From a sea of 6,432 applicants from across the globe, two recent Brown University graduates landed honors among just 25 global winners cited for the top undergraduate research papers of 2017 as judged by the prestigious Undergraduate Awards.

Tushar Bhargava, a 2017 Brown CS graduate, earned top honors for the politics and international relations ...

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Brown CS Returns To The Grace Hopper Celebration

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A delegation from Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has had a busy week at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), an annual event that's become the world's largest ...

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BDH Cites Faculty Accessibility And Collaboration Even As Brown CS Grows To Become Brown's #1 Concentration

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A recent article in the Brown Daily Herald notes that Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has reached some significant milestones. Last spring, not including ...

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Startup@Brown Returns On September 30, 2017

by Albert Dong '19 (Computer Science and Economics)

Registration is open now at www.startupatbrown.org!

When I got to Brown as a freshman, I knew I wanted to dive right into the startup scene. Since I can remember, I’ve always loved creating things and working on projects with teams. I had come to ...

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Brown's Data Science Initiative Is Holding A Launch Event With Roundtables And Keynotes On 9/19

Brown CS grad students are invited to a launch event ("Empowering Collaboration / Expanding Networks") by Brown University's Data Science Initiative (DSI). It includes lunch, roundtables with data science-related research groups and institutes, a reception, and a keynote by Andrew Moore, Dean of Computer Science at Carnegie Mason University. 

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Tim Edgar Publishes A New Book: Beyond Snowden

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Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Academic Director Timothy Edgar has just published Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance and the Struggle to Reform the NSA. Described as “a must read” by Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal former intelligence reporter, the book ...

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