SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Friday September 02, 2016
A new feature for the SpeckSensor app enables users to see the number of "dirty days," when air quality has been unhealthy in a locale over the past year, and to compare that number with other cities across the nation.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 01, 2016
The School of Computer Science Film Series will feature a screening of famed director Werner Herzog's latest documentary, "Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World," at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, in McConomy Auditorium in the Cohon University Center.The film seeks to chronicle the virtual world from its origins to its outermost regions. On the way, Herzog encounters a number of Carnegie Mellon researchers and projects.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Officials of Carnegie Mellon University and Tsinghua University signed a memorandum of understanding today to offer a dual-degree master's program in computer science. Students will study at both campuses, learning from faculty at the top-ranked computer science programs in both the United States and China.
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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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