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Stephen Bach Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Imagine that you're the Chief of Surgery for a major hospital. Dozens of patients are being operated on every day, using a variety of techniques. If you wanted to find out which surgery was most effective on patients with similar problems, you might start with their medical records, looking at things like post-surgery pain ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins An Early Career Research Achievement Award

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Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received an Early Career Research Achievement Award from Brown's Office of the Vice President for Research. Inaugurated last year, the Awards ...

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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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George Konidaris And Stefanie Tellex Earn DARPA Director's Fellowships

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded four Brown University faculty members with Director’s Fellowships, which are given to the top performers among agency’s Young Faculty Award recipients.

David Borton, Amanda Jamieson, George Konidaris and Stefanie Tellex each won Young Faculty Awards in ...

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Arumugam, Karamcheti, Gopalan, Wong, Tellex Help Robots Follow Spoken Commands

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

A new system based on research by Brown University computer scientists makes robots better at following spoken instructions, no matter how abstract or specific those instructions may be. The development, which was presented this week at the Robotics: Science and Systems 2017 conference in Boston, is a ...

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DARPA Looks At New Work From HCRI And Bertram Malle On Teaching Robots Moral Norms

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Tagging photos and identifying spam? Relatively straightforward tasks for artificial intelligence. Understanding the intricacies of human social and moral norms in all their shades of grey? Much harder. DARPA has ...

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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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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

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Earlier this year, the Office of the Vice President for Research announced an inaugural awards program during the academic year 2016-2017 to recognize outstanding research achievements of ...

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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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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 ...