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David Abel Wins A Presidential Award For Excellence In Teaching

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PhD candidate David Abel of Brown CS, who just recently proposed his thesis and expects to graduate with a PhD in Computer Science and a Master’s in Philosophy next ...

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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Students

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

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David Abel Has Been Selected For Brown's Highly Competitive Open Graduate Education Program

PhD Candidate David Abel of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just been selected from a highly competitive pool of students to join the fifth cohort of the Open Graduate Education program. 

"The formal tools of CS can help ground age-old philosophical questions, while philosophy can bring unique methods and perspectives ...

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MIT Technology Review, Smithsonian, And Others Cover The Tellex Lab's Minecraft AI Project

Recent work by PhD candidate David Abel, Professor Stefanie Tellex, and other members of the Tellex lab has attracted recent attention from such media outlets as MIT Technology Review, Smithsonian SmartNews, Big Think, and Business Insider. Their algorithm (originally described here on CS News) uses the video game Minecraft to help robots better plan their ...

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Brown CS Brings An Hour Of Code To 130+ Kids

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

For the second year in a row, Brown Computer Science brought an Hour of Code to Providence students at Nathan Bishop Middle School.  Hour of Code ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins Best Paper Award (Video Of Her Talk Below)

Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) has just won the Best Paper Award at the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference, widely considered the top single-track conference in robotics. Her paper, “Asking for Help using Inverse Semantics, was co-authored with Ross Knepper of MIT, Adrian Li, Daniela Rus, and ...