SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Thursday May 04, 2017
Students, faculty and other members of the Pittsburgh community can pitch their ideas for using Alexa voice technology at Alexa Day @ CMU on Friday, May 12. The event, sponsored by the School of Computer Science, begins at 1 p.m. in room 152 of Posner Hall.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 03, 2017
The Association for Computing Machinery has named the developers of Carnegie Mellon University's pioneering Andrew File System (AFS) the recipients of its prestigious 2016 Software System Award.
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Julianne Mattera
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Friday April 28, 2017
It's Feb. 27, 1943. Berlin. Anneliese Edelman returns home with some fish, a rare treat for dinner. Her husband, Max, should be back from his double shift at the factory, but their home is empty. For Anneliese, what was an ordinary day becomes the day her soulmate disappeared.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday April 25, 2017
One of Robotics Professor Howie Choset's famous snake-like robots crawled up the even more famous leg of comedian Jimmy Fallon during an April 25 appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
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Susie Cribbs
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Monday April 24, 2017
Mary Shaw joined the Carnegie Mellon University faculty after she completed her Ph.D. at the university in 1972. Since then, she's designed computer science curricula at all university levels, established software architecture as a recognized discipline, and served as chief scientist of CMU's Software Engineering Institute and associate dean for professional education.
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Byron Spice
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Sunday April 23, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University is leading a research effort sponsored by the Intel Corporation that will enable cloud-based services to process a rapidly increasing volume of online video and put new analytics and immersive technologies within reach of consumers, businesses and public officials.
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Byron Spice
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Friday April 14, 2017
The Project Olympus innovation program will host its annual Spring Carnival Show and Tell event, highlighting research and startups of interest to the investment community, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in the Cohon University Center's McConomy Auditorium.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday April 13, 2017
Will a robot take away my job? Many people ask that question, yet policymakers don't have the kind of information they need to answer it intelligently, say the co-chairs of a new study from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM).
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Byron Spice
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Monday April 10, 2017
Artificial intelligence has once again triumphed over human poker players, as a program developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers beat six Chinese players by a total of $792,327 in virtual chips during a five-day, 36,000-hand exhibition that ended today in Hainan, China.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday April 05, 2017
A version of Carnegie Mellon University's Libratus, which in January became the first artificial intelligence to defeat top poker pros at Heads-Up, No-Limit Texas Hold'em, will play six top Chinese players for a $290,000 winner-take-all purse.The 36,000-hand exhibition featuring a different AI, named Lengpudashi or "cold poker master," will take place April 6–10 on the island province of Hainan, China.

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