SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Monday June 22, 2015
The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) has named Ariel Procaccia, assistant professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, as the recipient of its prestigious Computers and Thought Award for 2015.
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Susie Cribbs
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Monday June 22, 2015
Ask a roomful of kindergarteners if they're artists, and all of them will unanimously boom "YES!" Ask adults, though, and the story changes dramatically. Maybe one or two people assert their creativity, but everyone else looks awkwardly at the floor or each other. Somehow between kindergarten and adulthood, we lose the confidence that made us all feel like artists.Noah Bornstein (CS'13) and co-founder Amanda Greenberg want to change all that through their start-up, Baloonr.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday June 18, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University will begin adding online instructional tools and targeted study groups to a popular introductory computer science course this fall in an effort to accommodate more students while maintaining instructional quality.
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Friday June 12, 2015
David Kosbie's "Fundamentals of Programming" (15-112) was named one of the five best computer science courses in the country by Bloomberg Business.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday June 11, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new campaign, "Make for Humanity," begins this week, seeking to harness the excitement and creativity surrounding the growing Maker Movement to improve the world, one community at a time. Carnegie Mellon University's Illah Nourbakhsh will launch "M4H" in a keynote address Friday, June 12, sponsored by Infosys at the White House's "Week of Making."
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Byron Spice
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Monday June 08, 2015
POMONA, Calif.—CHIMP, a four-limbed robot designed and built by Carnegie Mellon University’s Tartan Rescue Team, finished third and won $500,000 Saturday at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), a two-day event that pitted 24 of the world’s most advanced robots against each other in a test of their ability to respond to disasters.
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Susie Cribbs
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Friday May 29, 2015
LTI Research Professor Lorraine Levin has been named to the 2015-2016 class of fellows for Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering (ELATE at Drexel®).
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday May 26, 2015
"Faster" is the byword for the Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) as it makes final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals June 5–6.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 20, 2015
Halting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no laughing matter, but a phone information service developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers is leveraging people's interest in phone games and wacky humor to help spread urgent health information in Guinea.
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Byron Spice
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Friday May 15, 2015
A new online resource from Carnegie Mellon University seeks to help people find the perfect rental property by using tools such as a machine learning algorithm that can estimate utility costs based not only on the housing unit itself but on the renter’s lifestyle.

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