Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive faculty-student summer research partnership with the Department of Computer Science.
A virtual event celebrated the legendary Brown University computer science professor for his foundational work in computer graphics and five decades of influential teaching.
Brown CS PhD student Fumeng Yang has just received a Computing Innovation fellowship, which will support her to join Northwestern University as a postdoctoral fellow in 2022. The Computing Innovation fellowship aids recent and soon-to-be PhD computing graduates whose job search was hampered by the continued disruption COVID-19 has had on academic job hiring practices and the economy.
The Providence Journal explains the exciting feat of becoming a gondolier and the relaxing journey these trained professionals offer patrons. A comfortable ride on the river highlights the beauty of Providence while enjoying a Venetian tradition.
Providence’s one-time reputation for being a commuter city is no longer deserved. Food, art, music, colleges, and more energize the city, warranting Condé Nast Traveler to call it the “New Cultural Hub of New England.” The bonus of Providence: no crowds to disrupt plans and fun.
A report by a panel of experts chaired by a Brown professor concludes that AI has made a major leap from the lab to people’s lives in recent years, which increases the urgency to understand its potential negative effects.
The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition (ANAC) is now in its eleventh year of bringing together researchers from the negotiation community and spawning novel research in the field of autonomous agent design. Most recently, it was held at the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in August of 2021, and Brown CS Professor Amy Greenwald, a team of Brown CS students, and a team of Turkish collaborators earned two awards in the competition's Supply Chain Management League (SCML).
This week, Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS and his two collaborators on a 1998 paper have won a significant honor at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2021). His paper ("Planning and acting in partially observable stochastic domains"), coauthored with Leslie Pack Kaelbling (formerly of Brown CS, …
Last week, a two-person Brown CS team achieved a significant honor in the field of applied optimization. "Flamerunners" was composed of Master's student Shamay Samuel and alum Enrique Areyan Viqueira, and coached by Professor Serdar Kadioglu. After being chosen as a finalist from a pool of fourteen applicants, they won third place at the …
New research (“Using Relational Problems to Teach Property-Based Testing”) by Brown CS PhD student Jack Wrenn and Professors Tim Nelson and Shriram Krishnamurthi has recently won the annual Editors’ Choice Award for Volume 5 of The Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, popularly known as . “I think this paper,” …