SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Everyone knew Carnegie Mellon's latest computer poker program, Baby Tartanian8, was good. But it turns out its performance in the Annual Computer Poker Competition this year was even better than people thought.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 23, 2016
Jean Yang, who is joining the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Department as an assistant professor this fall, has been named to MIT Technology Review's annual list of Innovators Under 35.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday August 17, 2016
The future success of today's students hinges more than ever on their ability to think critically, and creatively manipulate technology, media and data. Helping them achieve this level of fluency is the goal of a new project led by Carnegie Mellon University and sponsored by The Heinz Endowments.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 11, 2016
The late John C. Reynolds is one of a group of scientists awarded the 2016 Computer-Aided Verification (CAV) Award for pioneering work on separation logic, an influential framework for reasoning about computer programs and a very active area of research.
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Daniel Tkacik
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Monday August 08, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University's competitive computer security team, The Plaid Parliament of Pwning, won its third title in four years at the DefCon Capture the Flag competition.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 04, 2016
Millions of visually impaired people in India may benefit from free, open-source software for Android devices that converts electronic text written in Indian languages into messages they can hear.
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Andrew Moore
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Wednesday August 03, 2016
The following article, penned by School of Computer Science Dean Andrew Moore, originally appeared in The Conversation on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
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Wednesday August 03, 2016
A team of rising sophomore computer science majors at Carnegie Mellon Qatar was one of 12 winning teams (out of 659 worldwide) in the first-ever online CS50x Coding Contest, hosted by Harvard University July 28–Aug. 1.The Zols team, consisting of Abubaker Omer, Julian Sam, Mohammed Hashim Qusai, and Mohammed Abdullah, solved all 10 challenges in the contest.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 02, 2016
A program to empower students with technology by leveraging Carnegie Mellon University's robotics and computer science talent with education expertise at partner universities is expanding beyond the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia region to include satellite labs in Atlanta and Salt Lake City.
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Shilo Rea
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Thursday July 21, 2016
A new Carnegie Mellon University neuroimaging study reveals the mental stages people go through as they solve challenging math problems.In the study, which was published in Psychological Science, researchers combined two analytical strategies to use functional magnetic resonance imaging to identify patterns of brain activity that aligned with four distinct stages of problem-solving: encoding, planning, solving and responding.

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