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George Konidaris Receives The Latest Brown CS Named Professorship

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor George Konidaris has become the inaugural holder of the John E. Savage Endowed ...

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George Konidaris Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Autonomous Robotic Learning

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"Robotics is no longer primarily a hardware problem, but largely one of software," says Professor George Konidaris of Brown CS. "We already have highly physically capable robots, but our ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi And Collaborators Have Won The SIGPLAN Software Award For Work On Racket

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS and collaborators have won the annual SIGPLAN Software Award for contributions to the development of the programming language Racket. This award recognizes the development of a software system that has ...

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Brown CS Researchers Find That Robots Are Often Left Unsecured On The Internet

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Robotics researchers wouldn’t dream of leaving the door unlocked when they leave the lab for night, but a new study shows that research robots are often left exposed in another way: unsecured on the internet.

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Brown CS Welcomes A Record Number Of Undergraduate Summer Researchers

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For decades, we've heard from our undergrads that the chance to perform cutting-edge research is one of the primary reasons why they chose Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). Far from the clerical duties or errand-running that some ...

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Theophilus Benson And George Konidaris Earn Salomon Awards

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Less than a year after Professor Theophilus (Theo) Benson's arrival at Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS), and less than two after Professor George Konidaris joined the Brown CS faculty, they've ...

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George Konidaris Helps Robots Think And Plan In The Abstract

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Researchers from Brown University and MIT have developed a method for helping robots plan for multi-step tasks by constructing abstract representations of the world around them. Their study, published in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, is a step toward building robots that can think and act ...

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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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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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Brown CS And HCRI Faculty Advise On Forthcoming AI Legislation

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The judicial systems of eight states utilize a computational process sometimes referred to as algorithmic sentencing, which uses algorithms to assess the risk of a criminal committing future crimes. This assessment then provides guidance for judges as they make sentencing ...