SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has announced the 18 young companies that make up the 2016 cohort for its Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday February 23, 2016
Abhinav Gupta, an assistant professor of robotics who specializes in computer vision and large-scale visual learning, is among 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers chosen as recipients of the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships.A second Carnegie Mellon faculty member, Wesley Pegden, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, was also honored.
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Byron Spice
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Monday February 22, 2016
An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now computer scientists have devised a way to let organizations share statistics about their users' passwords without putting those same customers at risk of being hacked.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
A computer poker program called Baby Tartanian8 continued Carnegie Mellon's hot streak at the Annual Computer Poker Competition, taking first place in the total bankroll category and third place in the bankroll instant run-off category in the Heads-Up, No-Limit Texas Hold'em game.
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Shilo Rea
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Tuesday February 16, 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently held a three-day conference to celebrate the achievements of its six Science of Learning Centers.
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Byron Spice
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Monday February 15, 2016
Fewer women than men pursue computer science, but correcting that imbalance won't be accomplished by quick fixes or making coursework less strenuous. Rather, the culture of computer science departments must change, as outlined in the new book, "Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University."
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Byron Spice
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Thursday February 11, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University has awarded its 2015 Dickson Prize in Science to Judea Pearl, a computer scientist at UCLA who is internationally known for his contributions to artificial intelligence, human reasoning, causality and the philosophy of science.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 10, 2016
The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence has elected Eric P. Xing, professor of machine learning and director of the Center for Machine Learning and Health, one of six 2016 AAAI fellows.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday February 09, 2016
Carnegie Mellon's Tartan Rescue Team and its CHIMP robot are featured in "Rise of the Robots," the Feb. 24 episode of PBS's NOVA.
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Emily Packer (eLife) and Byron Spice (CMU)
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Tuesday February 09, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have created the first robotically driven experimentation system to determine the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by 70 percent.The model, presented in the journal eLife, uses an approach that could lead to accurate predictions of the interactions between novel drugs and their targets, helping reduce the cost of drug discovery.

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