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The New Yorker Visits Tellex's H2R Lab In A Feature On Automation

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It's a new and strange moment, captured in the photo that heads the article: a robot has just plucked the petals of an artifical daisy, with an eye to someday replacing the intricate but backbreaking ...

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Klein's New Work: A Balanced Power Diagram Is The Anti-Gerrymander?

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"Our justice system can't guarantee fair outcomes," says Professor Philip Klein of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "but it can guarantee fair processes. Gerrymandering is a political issue more than a technical one, but we're trying ...

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BDH Cites Faculty Accessibility And Collaboration Even As Brown CS Grows To Become Brown's #1 Concentration

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A recent article in the Brown Daily Herald notes that Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has reached some significant milestones. Last spring, not including ...

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Considering A Visit (Or A Move) To RI? Boston.com Gives 100 Reasons

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Mad pursuit, wild ecstasy, all breathing human passion! (And that's just our donut selection.) Boston.com shares a list of 100 things to do in Rhode Island.

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George Konidaris Collaborates To Help Robots See In Three Dimensions

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One of the biggest challenges to robots working autonomously is their lack of intuition. For example, in a task like grasping, intuition gives humans the ability to look at an object and instantly make sound judgments about its fragility, shape ...

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Bootstrap Takes The Spotlight At A National Week Of Professional Development For K-12 Teachers

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July 16-21 is CSPdWeek, five days aimed at providing much-needed professional development for America's growing CS Educator Community, and Bootstrap (a CS literacy curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer ...

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Arumugam, Karamcheti, Gopalan, Wong, Tellex Help Robots Follow Spoken Commands

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

A new system based on research by Brown University computer scientists makes robots better at following spoken instructions, no matter how abstract or specific those instructions may be. The development, which was presented this week at the Robotics: Science and Systems 2017 conference in Boston, is a ...

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The Societal Implications of Robotics Symposium 2, sponsored by Brown’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, is a unique day-long event featuring presentations and panels by more than 20 experts. The symposium highlights ...

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Brown CS PhD Alum Charalampos Papamanthou Has Won An NSF CAREER Award

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Brown CS PhD alum Charalampos Papamanthou, now Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, is back in the news. Recently recognized for work that was the tenth-most-cited security research for 2012 and the fourth-highest-ranking paper from 2009, he's ...

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