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Sorawee Porncharoenwase Wins The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Sorawee Porncharoenwase, recognizes strong achievement from young students and offers them the opportunity to partner with faculty and advance work ...

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Connor Gramazio Will Give An Invited Talk At OpenVis Conf

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"There's been great success at democratizing the creation of complex visualization with tools like D3, Vega, ggplot, and Tableau," says PhD candidate Connor Gramazio of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). "But at the same time, just because we can ...

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Alexandra Papoutsaki Lands A

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In the past ten years, more than 30 Brown CS graduates have taken faculty positions across the country. Often, these are teaching-focused positions at liberal arts institutions, such as (most recently): Hammurabi Mendes at Davidson College; Layla Oesper at ...

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Peter Wegner Receives A Recognition Award For His Work With The Faculty Bulletin

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At yesterday's faculty meeting, Professor Emeritus Peter Wegner of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) received a recognition award that celebrates his sustained and dedicated work as editor of the Brown University Faculty Bulletin, which began in 1988. The honor ...

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Overall enrollment is currently up and introductory course enrollment is up as well. To read more stories about the Brown CS department's increasing enrollment click here.

Brown’s Department of Computer Science continues to grow as more students choose concentrations in computer science. This year, the department is predicted to graduate 232 undergraduates, which ...

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Tellex, Rosen, And Whitney Use Social Feedback To Help Robots Fetch Objects Intelligently

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

If someone asks you to hand them a wrench from a table full of different sized wrenches, you’d probably pause and ask, “which one?” Robotics researchers from Brown University have now developed an algorithm that lets robots do the same thing — ask for clarification when they ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Receive An Honorary Doctorate From Università Della Svizzera Italiana

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Only five years ago, Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS) was the inaugural winner of SIGPLAN's Robin Milner Young Researcher Award. But age comes fast. A needle skips on a record somewhere, the hair of the youthful researcher is turned ...

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Caroline Klivans Disproves A 35-Year-Old Conjecture

Working with colleagues from the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of Kansas, Caroline Klivans (a Senior Lecturer in applied mathematics and computer science at Brown University and Associate Director of the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics) has achieved a rare feat: disproving a conjecture first put forth in ...

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Caroline Klivans Is Promoted To Senior Lecturer

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that pending the anticipated approval of the Corporation of Brown, Caroline Klivans will be promoted to Senior Lecturer, effective July 1, 2017. 

A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Caroline joined Brown in 2011 after teaching and conducting research at The ...

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Jeff Huang Finds Out How Gamers Get Good

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

We all know that practice makes us better at things, but scientists are still trying to understand what kinds of practice work best. A research team led by a Brown University computer scientist has found insights about how people improve their skills in a rather unlikely place ...

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