SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 30, 2010
Charles M. Geschke, who earned his PhD in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in 1973 and serves on the School of Computer Science advisory board, is the winner of the 2010 Marconi Society Prize for his role in moving the world of print communications into the digital age.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday June 29, 2010
Patrick Kelley, a PhD student in the Computation, Organizations and Society program of the Institute for Software Research, won first place in the graduate category of the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Student Research Competition Grand Finals.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday June 17, 2010
Adrien Treuille, assistant professor of computer science and robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, was among the top U.S. scientists who participated in a panel discussion on how the U.S. government can tap the full potential of three "Golden Triangle" technologies: information technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 16, 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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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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