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A Grant From GM Helps Bootstrap Provide Data Science Training To Austin Teachers

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Thanks to a grant from General Motors, Bootstrap (a K-12 CS curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer of Brown CS) has begun training dozens of educators to teach the new ...

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Pombrio, Krishnamurthi Win The PLDI Distinguished Artifact Award For Inferring Type Rules For Syntactic Sugar

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PhD alum Justin Pombrio and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have received the PLDI 2018 Distinguished Artifact Award. PLDI (the ACM SIGPLAN Conference on ...

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Felzenszwalb Wins The Longuet-Higgins Prize For Fundamental Contributions To Computer Vision

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Pedro Felzenszwalb, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, has just received the 2018 Longuet-Higgins Prize for fundamental contributions in computer vision. The prize recognizes work in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) from ten ...

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Martha Edwards And Kalvin Lam Win hackNY Fellowships

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Competition for the hackNY Fellows Program is fierce, with only 19 students chosen in 2018 from a pool of several hundred. This year, undergraduate students Martha Edwards and Kalvin Lam of Brown University's Department of ...

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MIT Technology Review Talks With Tellex And Whitney About Using Augmented Reality With Robots

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A new article from MIT Technology Review examines work from Professor Stefanie Tellex and PhD student David Whitney of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), who are using augmented reality as a means to help humans and ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Wins The SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award. Presented annually, it's given to an educator or educators who have made significant contributions ...

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Chelse-Amoy Steele Wins An Alfred H. Joslin Award

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Brown University's Alfred H. Joslin Joslin Awards recognize a small group of seniors who have contributed in a very significant way to the quality of student life at Brown, enhancing the learning environment for ...

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Announcing The Second Edition Of Krishnamurthi's How To Design Programs

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One of the most widely-used texts on designing computer programs has just been republished. A second edition of How to Design Programs, which Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) co-authored with Matthias Felleisen, Robert Bruce Findler ...

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John Savage Serves As A Panelist At The Asian Leadership Conference

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With cryptocurrency and cybersecurity issues continuing to make daily news (just yesterday, genealogy site MyHeritage announced a data breach of more than 92 million users), Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has been sharing his technical ...

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Tom Doeppner Wins A Hazeltine Citation For Excellence In Teaching, Guidance, And Support

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Associate Professor (Research) Tom Doeppner, Vice Chair of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS), has been chosen by Brown's graduating senior class to receive the Barrett Hazeltine Citation. The other recipient was Monica ...