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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 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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Tim Kraska Receives A Sloan Research Fellowship

For more content about Tim Kraska, click here.

Picture yourself in a meeting with colleagues, looking up at a conference room wall. Not far in the future, Assistant Professor Tim Kraska of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) expects it to be equipped with an interactive whiteboard that will enable domain experts ...

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Eli Upfal Receives The President's Award For Excellence In Faculty Governance

Following a strong year of research, Professor Eli Upfal of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just been honored in another area: service to Brown. Yesterday, he received the President’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Governance, which was established by President Simmons in 2007-08 to celebrate faculty contributions, past and ...

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Donald Knuth Will Deliver The 2016 Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture honors a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of our faculty. This year, on December 1 and 2, Brown CS welcomes one of the greatest minds of our discipline, widely regarded as an artistic genius, Renaissance man, and perhaps the most gifted programmer of all ...

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Eli Upfal's Research Group Receives A Substantial Gift From Two Sigma Investments

Last month, Professor Eli Upfalthe Rush C. Hawkins Professor of Computer Science at Brown University, and his research group received a generous gift from Two Sigma Investments. Two Sigma is a New York City-based systematic investment manager, founded with the goal of applying cutting-edge technology to the data-rich world of finance. Their investment strategies ...

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Brown CS is so proud of our PhD alums! They have been very busy this year and are continuing to work hard to improve and expand the field of computer science.

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De Stefani, Epasto, Riondato, And Upfal Win A Best Student Paper Award At KDD 2016

Professor Eli Upfal of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and his research group continue to distinguish themselves in the Big Data research community. Shortly after two of their full papers and one poster paper were accepted at the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016), a ...

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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's "Women Who Changed Science In 2015" and the American ...

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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Students

For more stories on why Brown CS is so great, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

On any given week, Brown CS students are designing apps to improve parking or combat cancer, earning fellowships from Google and MIT and Y Combinator, launching their own hackathons and research symposia, and reaching out into ...