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David Armanious And Jared Siskin Are Among CyberStart's Top Scorers Nationwide

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Over just the past few years, Brown CS students have traversed the country to win prizes at competitions such as HackMIT, CyberSEED, and LinkedIn's Intern Hackday. But for CyberStart, undergraduates David ...

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New Software From Rosen And Whitney Allows Virtual Reality Control Of Robots

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Even as autonomous robots get better at doing things on their own, there will still be plenty of circumstances where humans might need to step in and take control. New software developed by Brown University computer scientists enables users to control robots remotely using virtual reality, which ...

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Piotyr Indyk Gives The 17th Annual Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

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The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture, a seventeen-year tradition at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of the Brown CS community ...

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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 7

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 11 AM to 4 PM at Pizzitola Sports Center (235 Hope Street).

Rhode Island Robot Block Party, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and the ...

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Realtime Robotics, Co-Founded By George Konidaris, Secures $2M In Funding

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Imagine a self-driving car zooming down the highway, or a robotic arm welding car parts in a factory. Suddenly, in less than a second, another car swerves in front of it, or a human trips and falls into the work area. The ...

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Applications Are Open For The Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to ...

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Meta-TA Zach Kirschenbaum Helps Represent Brown CS At The Out For Undergraduate Tech Conference

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Zach Kirschenbaum (he/him), a junior CS concentrator at Brown University, doesn't even remember how he found out about the Out for Undergrad (O4U) Tech conference, which is designed to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergrads in software development and technology reach ...

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Brown Students Win Best Data Visualization Prize At HackMIT

by Jack Roswell

Last month, over 1000 hackers from across the globe, from Stockholm to San Francisco, gathered at HackMIT. For 24 hours, they worked in teams of no more than four to transform their ideas into reality. Some took a practical approach, making programs to sharpen an image, or websites to validate the authenticity ...

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The Life After Brown Series Returns With Peter Norvig, Google's Director Of Research

One of the things we hear most often from our alums is that they keenly remember the pressures and uncertainties as they approached Brown graduation and weighed their next step in life.  They want to share the experience that followed with the next generation, and our students who are getting ready to graduate are just ...

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A Brown/Hasbro Team Will Design Smart Robotic Companions To Assist Seniors

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

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A group of academic researchers, led by cognitive and computer scientists from Brown University, is teaming up with a cross-functional team from global play and entertainment leader Hasbro to ...