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SCS News & Press Releases 2017

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January 2017

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Carnegie Mellon Artificial Intelligence Beats Top Poker Pros

Historic Win at Rivers Casino Is First Against Best Human Players

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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SCS Students Named 2017 Facebook Fellows

By Aisha Rashid - Monday, January 30, 2017
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Bigham, Frieze Win AccessComputing Capacity Building Award

By Aisha Rashid - Friday, January 27, 2017
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Poker Pros, Sandholm Discuss Brains vs. AI in New Video

By Susie Cribbs - Thursday, January 26, 2017
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CMU Forecasts Suggest Flu Activity Is Peaking

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Pennington, Stehlik Among Alumni Award Honorees

By Aisha Rashid - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Robots Learn To Pick Things Up as Babies Do

Carnegie Mellon Unleashing Robots That Push, Poke, Grab Objects

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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CMU AI Is Tough Poker Player

Libratus Builds Substantial Lead in Brains Vs. AI Competition

By Byron Spice (Carnegie Mellon) and Garrett Allen (Rivers Casino) - Friday, January 20, 2017
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Computer Chess Pioneer Hans Berliner Dies at 87

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Carnegie Mellon To Lead $250 Million Advanced Robotics Venture

Award Puts Pittsburgh and CMU at the Center of a New Wave of Manufacturing

By Ken Walters - Friday, January 13, 2017
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Poker Play Begins in "Brains Vs. AI: Upping the Ante"

Top Pros Will Play 120,000 Hands With Libratus AI

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Humphrey, Chen Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Lists

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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Upping the Ante: Top Poker Pros Face Off vs. Artificial Intelligence

20-Day Contest at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh Begins Jan. 11

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, January 4, 2017