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The NYT Asks Brawner And Krishnamurthi About CSCI 0030 And Teaching Computational Thinking

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about CSCI 0030, Tom Doeppner, John HughesK-12 CS education, Shriram Krishnamurthiour community outreach, and Steve Reiss

What is computational thinking, and how should it be taught? Almost three decades after the term was coined, the answer is still being worked out. How do ...

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Kamara And Papamanthou's Work Is #10 For Citations In Security Research From 2012

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Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has just released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research from Brown CS Professor Seny Kamara and alum Charalampos Papamanthou ("Dynamic Searchable Symmetric Encryption"), co-authored with Tom Roeder (now at Google ...

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SR Education Group Ranks Brown CS Third Nationwide For CS Master's Degree Programs

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This year, as part of its 2017 Top Graduate Schools survey, SR Education Group compiled 57,000 student reviews and ratings of over 1,400 colleges into rankings to highlight the top-rated graduate programs. This year ...

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Upfal, Binnig, Kraska, Van Dam Win A $3.1M DARPA Grant To Build New Data Exploration Software

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Carsten BinnigDARPA, the Data Science InitiativeTim KraskaEli Upfal, and Andy van Dam.

In the era of big data, there’s plenty of software on the market that helps people to explore and visualize ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A CAREER Award For Robots That Help People

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Three things that we take for granted when collaborating with other humans, perceiving, acting, and communicating, are some of the areas that are most difficult for today's robots. Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Brown CS Announces Major Achievements In Data Science

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Carsten Binnig, DARPA, the Data Science Initiative, Lorenzo De Stefani, Tim Kraska, Sloan fellowships, Tupleware, Eli Upfal, Vizdom, Andy van Dam, and Emanuel Zgraggen.

Only a few months after the founding of Brown University's Data Science Initiative (DSI), the Department of Computer Science ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca And Collaborators Win An NSDI Test Of Time Award

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At the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) this week in Boston, Massachusetts, Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and collaborators from University of California San Diego and University of California Berkeley ...

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Bootstrap Brings The Next Generation The Data Science They'll Need

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"Nationwide, the concept of 'CS for all' has become ubiquitous," says Brown CS Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi, co-director of Bootstrap. "But not all students will become computer scientists. We know already that opportunities to use data will be part ...

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Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Gaurav Manek

by Luke Camery, Meta-URA

Gaurav Manek is a deep learning researcher at the Infocomm Research Institute in Singapore. Gaurav graduated from Brown last year after an accelerated bachelor's program in Computer Science. When asked how his research career began, he told Luke and the MURAs that: "I first heard about Professor Stefanie Tellex in ...

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Celebrating 25 Years Of Michael Littman's Contribution To The First Email Attachment

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This is one for the record books, but somehow it's escaped widespread notice. It's no secret that Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) wrote the first textbook on circuit complexity and Professor Andy van Dam ...