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New Buildings Offer Fresh Start for Fall Term

BY Jason Togyer - Friday August 07, 2009
When Jim Skees, director of building facilities for the School of Computer Science, describes the upcoming move into the Gates and Hillman centers, he jokingly describes it as "dollies full of boxes as far as the eyes can see." 

Scanning Gigapan's Horizons

BY Byron Spice - Friday August 07, 2009
Researchers are picturing scientific uses for camera system, softwareThe GigaPan system makes it easy to generate giant panoramas using everyday digital cameras, but even it has its limits. Laura Tomokiyo, project scientist with the Robotics Institute, learned that the hard way --- on the North Slope of Alaska.  

Keeping Up with Keepon

BY Anne Watzman - Friday August 07, 2009
Bouncy 'bot adds new dimensions to human-robot interaction  

As the Morris Worm Turned

BY Meghan Holohan - Friday August 07, 2009
Twenty years later, cybersecurity remains a challenging set of problems At half past midnight on November 3, 1988, subscribers to an email list for TCP-IP developers received an ominous message: "There may be a virus loose on the Internet," it warned. 

Model Checking's Role Model

BY Jennifer Bails - Friday August 07, 2009
Ed Clarke's graduate students stay in close contact with the TuringAward winner, whose educational legacy rivals his research outputBy Jennifer Bails(Wade H. Massie photo)It was the biggest speech that Edmund Clarke had ever delivered. Last Oct. 20, before the International Conference on Embedded Software in Atlanta, Clarke rose to give his official lecture as a winner of the 2007 A.M. Turing Award. 

Still Boldly Going

BY Jason Togyer - Friday August 07, 2009
For Rick Rashid, the voyage from Iowa to building the world's largest computer science research organization went through Carnegie MellonBy Jason Togyer(Dan Hart illustration)