SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Friday April 17, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science have developed a new method for systematically identifying bugs in aircraft collision avoidance systems, high-speed train controls and other complex, computer-controlled devices, collectively known as cyber-physical systems (CPS).
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Byron Spice
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Monday April 13, 2009
PITTSBURGH—The Russian Academy  of Science's Sobolev Institute of Mathematics has awarded its 2009 Gold Medal  for Great Contributions to Mathematics to Dana S. Scott, the Hillman University  Professor of Computer Science, Philosophy and Mathematical Logic, Emeritus, at  Carnegie Mellon University.
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Byron Spice
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Friday April 10, 2009
PITTSBURGH--Three academic units of Carnegie Mellon University are collaborating to offer two new degrees in Music and Technology to train the next generation of composers, engineers and programmers in music signal processing, sound production, composition and the cognition of music.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday April 09, 2009
Yahoo! Inc. is expanding its successful research partnership with Carnegie Mellon, with three more universities slated to begin using Yahoo's M45 computing cluster to advance cloud computing research.
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Byron Spice
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Friday April 03, 2009
PITTSBURGH—The two-member team of Philip Deets and Susannah Johnson of Grove City College won Grand Champion honors at the 2009 Carnegie Mellon University Spring Programming Contest hosted by Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science with support from Morgan Stanley Technology.
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Byron Spice
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Monday March 30, 2009
The hundreds of thousands of travelers who pass through O'Hare International Airport every day - but don't necessarily see anything else of Chicago - now can experience some of the Windy City's famous sights through GigaPan imagery.
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Byron Spice
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Friday March 27, 2009
Scientific American Online tells how Red Whittaker launched his career developing robots to help with the cleanup of a meltdown at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station near Harrisburg, Pa. that occurred on March 28, 1979. It was the worst accident in the history of nuclear power in the United States and it took 10 years to remediate.
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Byron Spice
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Friday March 27, 2009
DATE: Friday, March 27, 2009TIME: 4:00 - 6:00 pm ("Speeching" at 5:00 pm)LOCATION: Newell-Simon Hall 3305PROJECT:Come have your photograph taken with Anne one last time. You don't want her to ever forget you, right !? Robots welcome.PURPOSE:To send our colleague off to her "next" new life with raucous fanfare, ample refreshments and many heartfelt goodbyes. Please join us. This will be Anne's last official day on campus.Detailed release.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday March 18, 2009
The National Society of Black Engineers sponsored "π-A-Professor" on Friday, March 20 in Wean Hall's fifth floor atrium, in honor of the number pi < 3.14. The event was celebrated late because March 14 fell during Spring Break.  The lineup included Gregory Kesden, Mark Stehlik and Luis von Ahn of the School of Computer Science; Kurt Larsen of the Carnegie Institute of Technology; John Mackey of the Mellon College of Science; and Erik Theissen of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.
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Byron Spice
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Monday March 16, 2009
An algorithm devised by Carnegie Mellon computer scientists launched a long-running chain of kidney swaps that thus far has resulted in 10 patients receiving kidney transplants, with the potential for even more.

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