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Theophilus Benson Wins A Google Faculty Award And NSF Grant For Improving Network Performance In Emerging Regions

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Network performance has been one of Brown CS Professor Theophilus "Theo" Benson's core interests for years. And network performance in emerging regions, he says, is particularly interesting because it requires us to question assumptions about what works and what doesn't: "We can ...

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Andy van Dam Reaches The 25-Year Anniversary Of The Karlstrom Influential Educator Award

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The ACM Karlstrom Award is presented annually to outstanding educators in recognition for the advancement of new teaching methodologies and for significant contributions to the development and expansion of  computer science and engineering. Professor Andy ...

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Novotny And Collaborators Win The VIS Best Poster Award For Visualizing Dinosaur Tracks

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IEEE VIS, the world's largest conference on scientific visualization, information visualization, and visual analytics is now over, and Brown CS PhD candidate Johannes Novotny and his collaborators have returned with the Best ...

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Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

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Out of more than 700 faculty members, two are chosen each year for Brown University's Presidential Faculty Award, and this semester, President Christina Paxson selected Professor Michael Littman of the Department of Computer Science (Brown ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi And Collaborators Have Won The SIGPLAN Software Award For Work On Racket

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS and collaborators have won the annual SIGPLAN Software Award for contributions to the development of the programming language Racket. This award recognizes the development of a software system that has ...

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Natalie Reed Becomes Brown's Tenth Google Women Techmakers Scholar

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has made it our mission to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can ...

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Tim Kraska Wins The VLDB Early Career Research Contribution Award

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The Very Large Databases (VLDB) Conference, one of the most prominent venues for research and development results in the field of database management, will be held in Rio de Janeiro this year, from August 27 ...

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Pombrio, Krishnamurthi Win The PLDI Distinguished Artifact Award For Inferring Type Rules For Syntactic Sugar

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PhD alum Justin Pombrio and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have received the PLDI 2018 Distinguished Artifact Award. PLDI (the ACM SIGPLAN Conference on ...

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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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Shriram Krishnamurthi Wins The SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award. Presented annually, it's given to an educator or educators who have made significant contributions ...

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