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New Research May Help Bring About Significant Blockchain Speedups

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Looking back on the past few years, it’s difficult to remember a month or even a week when blockchains weren’t making news. But in the wake of various cryptocurrency crashes, have we ...

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Michael Littman Has Been Named An AAAS Leshner Fellow

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Brown CS Professor Michael Littman has just been named a Leshner Fellow focusing on Artificial Intelligence by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Each year, the AAAS selects leaders from disciplines at the ...

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Brown CS Undergraduate Nishanth Kumar's Student Abstract Has Been Accepted At AAAI-20

Click the links that follow for more news about George Konidaris, Nishanth Kumar, Michael LittmanStefanie Tellex, and other recent accomplishments by our students

AAAI-20 is the thirty-fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, one of the world's most prominent international conferences on the subject. Held this year in New York from February 7-12, AAAI ...

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Brown CS Undergraduates Dai And Bermudez-Silverman Present Their Work At The Inaugural AAAI Undergraduate Consortium

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AAAI-20 is the thirty-fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, one of the world's most prominent international conferences on the subject. Held this year in New York from February 7-12, AAAI promotes theoretical and applied AI research as well as ...

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New Research From Daniel Ritchie Aims For Easy, Data-Driven, Convincing Indoor Scenes

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Not only do we spend most of our lives indoors, says Brown CS Professor Daniel Ritchie, we spend a sizable percentage of our time virtually indoors, exploring computer-generated interiors. Some uses for these spaces ...

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Kai Wang Wins An Adobe Research Fellowship

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Brown CS PhD student Kai Wang has just received an Adobe Research Fellowship for his research in automating design of structures and layouts. His work currently centers on bridging computer graphics and machine learning ...

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Bayazit, Galgana, Kumar, And Safranchik Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

Click the links that follow for more news about Nishanth Kumar, previous recipients of honorable mentions for this award, and other recent accomplishments by our students.

The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with industry, government, and academia to strengthen research ...

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Brown CS Addresses Growth And Student Support, Constraints And Challenges In A BDH Op-Ed

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Over the past few years, The Brown Daily Herald has published several articles and op-eds about growing enrollment in computer science, including suggestions on how to address the resulting challenges that students face. This morning, Professor ...

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An Inflection Point: HCRI Looks Ahead To SIRoS 3

SIRoS (Societal Implications of Robotics Symposium) 3: Robots Entering Society will be held on March 20, 2020. The article below looks back at SIRoS 1 and 2 in anticipation of a symposium that will bring together scholars and practitioners from multiple disciplines to examine the difficult questions: What are our obligations to shape the transformative ...

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Ellie Pavlick's Work With Language Acquisition And Information Retrieval Wins A Record-Setting Grant

Click the links that follow for more news about Carsten EickhoffEllie Pavlick, Daniel RitchieStefanie Tellex, and other recent accomplishments by our faculty.

"There seems to be some kind of magic," says Professor Ellie Pavlick of Brown CS, "that happens in humans' heads that allows us to conjure up a staggering amount of information ...

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