SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
Alexander Waibel, professor in the Language Technologies Institute and at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, has been named to the Leopoldina, the National Academy of Germany.
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Ed Desautels
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Friday July 07, 2017
David Garlan, professor of computer science in the Institute for Software Research, has been named the recipient of the Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday July 06, 2017
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have enabled a computer to understand the body poses and movements of multiple people from video in real time — including, for the first time, the pose of each individual's fingers.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 05, 2017
What began as a marketing campaign for a car company has turned into a passion project for a few Robotics Institute staff members: creating a solar-powered ventilation system to clear unhealthy cooking smoke from single-room African homes.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
The School of Computer Science is preparing for its largest-ever incoming class of first-years this fall, with 206 students currently committed, continuing the school's efforts to meet the world's growing demand for computer scientists by increasing its undergraduate enrollment.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS) has launched a new initiative, CMU AI, that marshals the school's work in artificial intelligence (AI) across departments and disciplines, creating one of the largest and most experienced AI research groups in the world.
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Byron Spice
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Monday June 26, 2017
SCS faculty members Illah Nourbakhsh, Tom Mitchell and James McCann and research programmer Gabriel O'Donnell will be part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions, convening this week in Dalian, China, with the theme "Achieving Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution."
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Daniel Tkacik
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Monday June 26, 2017
In the days of Prohibition, thirsty men and women used a secret knock to enter speakeasies. Occasionally, a nefarious sort who'd been rejected from the club would study the secret knock from afar and use it to gain admission.Thanks to new research from Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab, secret knocks may be on their way to your shared online accounts. But this time around, machine learning will ensure that no unwanted onlookers use that knock to gain access to your information.
By 
Shilo Rea
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Thursday June 22, 2017
RoboTutor, educational technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University that teaches children basic math and reading skills, has been named a semifinalist in the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE competition.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday June 22, 2017
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab are rolling out new features in Smell PGH, a smartphone app that helps Pittsburgh area residents collectively report foul odors and alert each other to suspicious smells that waft through city neighborhoods and suburbs.

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