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Looking Back At John Savage's First 50 Years At Brown

When John Savage came to Brown a half-century ago, computing was thought of as a service, not a discipline, and the idea of a Department of Computer Science at Brown was highly controversial. Few could have predicted the infrastructure necessary today, or the challenges we face in the areas of cryptography, cybereconomics, big data, and ...

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Brown CS Researchers Look To Add Statistical Safeguards To Data Analysis And Visualization Software

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about the Data Science InitiativeTim Kraska, and Eli Upfal.

Modern data visualization software makes it easy for users to explore large datasets in search of interesting correlations and new discoveries. But that ease of use —the ...

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Max Salvas Retires After Thirty-Four Years

Today, a hand-crafted desktop machine with a Max Built logo is one of the CIT’s most familiar sights. They’re all the work of Senior Electronics Technician Max Salvas, who’s retiring next week after spending more than half his life with Brown CS. “Things looked a little different in 1983,” he says. In ...

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Erway, Küpçü, Papamanthou, Tamassia Earn The #4 Rank For 2009 Security Papers

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about C. Christopher Erway, Alptekin KüpçüCharalampos Papamanthou, and Roberto Tamassia

Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research ("Dynamic Provable Data Possession") from Brown CS PhD alums C. Christopher Erway (now Chief Architect of the ...

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Geopipe, Co-Founded By Thomas Dickerson, Wins $100K At The NYU $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Thomas Dickerson and entrepreneurship.

Could anything be more valuable to a young startup than expert-led coaching sessions on how to identify opportunities and design business models, or the chance to pitch ideas to industry leaders? Probably not much, but a check for $100,000 ...

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Franco Preparata Will Be The Keynote Speaker At An Upcoming Collège De France Symposium

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. Click the links that follow for more content on Brown CS around the world and Franco Preparata.

Collège de France has invited An Wang Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus Franco Preparata ...

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Kamara's Work On Searchable Encryption Is The 35th Most-Cited Security Paper Since 1981

Click the link that follows for more Brown CS content about Seny Kamara

Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research ("Searchable Symmetric Encryption: Improved Definitions and Efficient Constructions") from Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has earned the ...

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The Humans To Robots Lab Contributes To A New Exhibit At London's Science Museum

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about the Humans to Robots Laboratory and Stefanie Tellex

From a 16th-century automaton and a metal swan that wowed Mark Twain to present day wonders that care for the elderly and help autistic children develop empathy, a new exhibit ("Robots") at London's Science Museum ...

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More Brown University Students Are Majoring In CS Than Any Other Subject

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about rising enrollment in our classes and an increasing number of CS majors.

Last semester, for the first time, Computer Science became the most commonly-chosen major at Brown University. The total number of students majoring in CS was 321, exceeding the second most popular major ...

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Discover, Opening 5/12: Showcasing Remarkable Interdisciplinary Work To Enable New Collaboration

by Eric Metcalf, Brown CS PhD Student

In many different cases, groundbreaking ideas have come out of collaboration. Often, though, it is difficult to find somebody to work with. To showcase remarkable interdisciplinary work in the hope that students will seek out new collaborations, my partners and I have created Discover, an interdisciplinary project that ...

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