SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 16, 2010
Computer Science Prof. Christos Faloutsos and his brothers, Michalis (University of California-Riverside) and Petros (UCLA), were honored with the Test of Time Award for their 1999 paper, "On the Power Law Relationships of the Internet Topology" by SIGCOMM, the premier computer communications conference.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 09, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Computer vision systems can struggle to make sense of a single image, but a new method devised by computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University enables computers to gain a deeper understanding of an image by reasoning about the physical constraints of the scene.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 02, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Scientists who are pioneering the use of gigapixel imagery will discuss how they are leveraging this new technology Nov. 11-13 at the first Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 31, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Advances in computer science are necessary for the United States to compete globally and to address some of its most pressing challenges, says Jeannette Wing, head of Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department, in remarks prepared for the Sept. 2 meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 31, 2010
Couldn't Somebody Invent A Bot To Do This?Data gathering for the U.S. 2010 Census may be finished, but it has just begun for the Robot Census 2010. Heather Knight, a first-year PhD student in the Robotics Institute, has launched the unprecedented effort to count every robot residing in Carnegie Mellon University's laboratories.
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Byron Spice
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Monday August 30, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of a new firm, Carnegie Robotics LLC, which will develop, manufacture and service robotic components and systems in partnership with the university's highly successful National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC).
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Byron Spice
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Friday August 27, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University will lead a three-year, $7.1 million effort sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a next-generation network architecture that fixes security and reliability deficiencies now threatening the viability of the Internet.
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Byron Spice
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Friday August 27, 2010
The scholars are Michael Benisch and Jana Diesner, both PhD students in the Institute for Software Research's Computation, Organizations and Society Program; Hsin Huang, a graduate student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, and Elijah Mayfield and Adam Skory, both graduate students in the Language Technologies Institute.
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Byron Spice
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Friday August 27, 2010
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Robotics Cluster, a forum for academic and entrepreneurial roboticists, will meet from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 31, in the Planetary Robotics Center on the first floor of the Gates Center for Computer Science.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 19, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Researchers in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University will join a five-year, $10 million initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create novel tools for evaluating social interactions and other behaviors that can be used in diagnosing or treating behavioral disorders such as autism.

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