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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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Pedro Felzenszwalb And Alum David Blei Talk About AI With The ACM

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to fascinate the general public, but its depiction in the media and popular culture is frequently more fantastical than some scientists might prefer. To help separate fact from fiction, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has devoted the first entry in their "Panels in Print" series to a discussion of AI ...

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Brown CS Welcomes Sherief Reda

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that Sherief Reda of the School of Engineering has just been given a secondary joint appointment to Brown CS. He joins R. Iris Bahar, Pedro Felzenszwalb, and Ravindra Pendse, who have similar joint status. His collaboration and theirs further strengthen the interdisciplinary ...

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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Faculty

Recently, members of the Brown CS faculty have made historic contributions to global cybersecurity and nuclear non-proliferation, launched a world-class virtual reality environment, played a major role in the expansion of K-12 computer science education, and received honors from sources as diverse as Wired UK and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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sarah.png Sarah Sachs, a recent Brown CS graduate, is the winner of a Distinguished Senior Thesis Prize. The award recognizes exemplary senior thesis projects by undergraduates across the University. “Sarah has done really impressive work, and accomplished a lot as an undergrad,” says her mentor Professor Pedro Felzenszwalb. “Her thesis describes her research in optimization algorithms ...

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To learn more about Sarah's research, click the image above to see a two-minute video.
 
Joining such luminaries as Alan Turing, Bill Joy, and One Direction, the work of Sarah Sachs, an undergraduate in Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), has been featured in Wired, the Today Show, and other publications ...

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Read More: Brown CS Alums Continue To Innovate And Pioneer

Brown CS alums who enter the field continue to earn praise as successful innovators and industry pioneers. Click these links to learn more:

Alum Adventures: Andrew Ayer Keeps Certificate Authorities Honest With Certificate Transparency

Brown CS Alum James Hendler Has Been Honored By The Association Of Moving Image Archivists

Brown CS Alum Aimee Lucido Speaks ...

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Pedro Felzenszwalb Wins ACM's Grace Murray Hopper Award

Pedro Felzenszwalb, Associate Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, has just won the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Grace Murray Hopper Award for his contributions to object recognition in pictures and video. It’s accompanied by a prize in the expected amount of $35,000.

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Pedro Felzenszwalb, Associate Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected to receive a 2014 Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Computer Society.  Felzenszwalb will be honored “for the deformable parts model method of detecting objects in images and video.”

The IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award is given for outstanding and innovative contributions ...

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Members of the CS department, including Pedro FelzenszwalbJames Hays, Chad JenkinsMichael Littman  and Eli Upfal, participated in the Initiative in Human-Robot Interaction’s inaugural symposium on Monday, December 10. The symposium was organized by Chad, Michael, and Bertram Malle(CLPS) and was sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, the Digital Society Initiative ...