SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Tuesday June 15, 2010
Andre Platzer, assistant professor of computer science, will share honorable mention for the 2009 Association for Computing Machinery Doctoral Dissertation Award.
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Byron Spice
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Friday June 11, 2010
"Organized chaos" is one way Ryan Cahoon (CS'12) describes his Tuesday nights during the academic year. Cahoon, a computer science major, volunteers with the McKeesport Area High School and Technology Center robotics team, which competes in FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology).
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday June 08, 2010
PITTSBURGH—The expanding role of computers in education and in educational research will be addressed by two back-to-back research conferences hosted by Carnegie Mellon University that will draw several hundred researchers to Pittsburgh this month from more than 20 countries.
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Byron Spice
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Friday June 04, 2010
The Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) is hosting its 10th annual Summer Institute, an intense, hands-on introduction to dynamic network analysis and computational modeling of complex socio-technical systems.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday June 03, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Robot soccer players from Carnegie Mellon University competing in this month's RoboCup 2010 world championship in Singapore should be able to out-dribble their opponents, thanks to a new algorithm that helps them to predict the ball's behavior based on physics principles.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 26, 2010
Luis von Ahn, Mark Stehlik and Jared Cohon are among the non-animated stars of "Cognitive Learner," a sweet, funny film about Carnegie Mellon's first robot exchange student. It was produced by students in the Art, Animation and Technology class taught by Jessica Hodgins of the Computer Science Department and Robotics Institute and James Duesing of the School of Art. See it here
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 19, 2010
Randal E. Bryant, University Professor of Computer Science and dean of the School of Computer Science, will receive the 2010 ACM/IEEE A.R. Newton Award in recognition of his revolutionary use of mathematical techniques to prove that hardware and software designs function as intended.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 19, 2010
ACM/IEEE Award for Improving Product Quality Design to be Presented at Design Automation Conference
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 12, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Two technology spin-off companies from Carnegie Mellon University, Safaba Translation Solutions LLC and SpiralGen Inc., have each received $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 12, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Takeo Kanade, the U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, has been chosen by the Tateisi Science and Technology Foundation of Japan as the inaugural recipient of its Tateisi Grand Award and Prize.

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