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Stefanie Tellex Has Been Named One Of Robohub's

On October 11, in a fitting celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, Robohub (a non-profit online communication platform that brings together experts in robotics research, start-ups, business, and education from across the globe) announced its 2016 list of "25 Women In Robotics You Need To Know About", and Assistant Profesor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's ...

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John Savage Gives The Inaugural Graves Distinguished Cyber Security Lecture At The University Of Tulsa

"Cyberspace," writes Professor John Savage of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS), "is the new environment in which many of us are immersed every day. It puts vast amounts of information at our fingertips and is a new vehicle for communication with friends and families. At the same time it has introduced new ...

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Connor Gramazio Brings Well-Received Information Visualization Software To VIS 2016

If you're going to be attending VIS 2016 and have a chance to watch Connor Gramazio's presentation, two things are pretty much guaranteed: a color palette that looks good, and one whose component colors are easy to tell apart from each other. Connor, a PhD student at Brown University's Department of Computer ...

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Lightweight Or Just Right? Bootstrap Launches Data Science For Kids

Funding from the National Science Foundation and Bloomberg, Inc. will allow Bootstrap (a CS literacy curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer of Brown CS) to deliver broadly accessible data science to K-12 kids.

"We often use 'lightweight' as a pejorative," says Shriram, "but it nicely represents our ...

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MIT Technology Review Asks Stefanie Tellex About Robotic Learning And Complex Tasks

To extrapolate is human: unless we've overlooked to the "PUSH" sign and are frantically pulling on a door, we easily adapt to differing styles of handles and knobs, figuring out intuitively whether to slide, rotate, push down, and so on. It's not so easy for robots, and if we eventually want to have ...

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Startup@Brown Connects Students With Startups

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Lots of computer science students have dreams of one day going to work for one of the giants of the tech world — Facebook, Google, Microsoft and the like. But not Krishna Aluru, a Brown senior. Those are great companies, he says, but they're just not the ...

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Sam Dooman, Caroline Malin-Mayor, And Bootstrap Provide Summer Enrichment For Local Students

Almost everyone who has had a summer break from school can understand the challenge of summer learning loss, in which students fail to retain concepts learned during a previous school year. This summer, some local kids avoided losing their recently-acquired math skills through a summer enrichment program offered by Bootstrap, a computer science literacy curriculum ...

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Kraska, Binnig, And Collaborators Receive An NSF Big Data Spoke Grant For Data Sharing

Less than a year after Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) began participation in the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (BD Hub), Assistant Professor Tim Kraska (Principal Investigator) and Adjunct Associate Professor (Research) Carsten Binnig (Co-Principal Investigator) and colleagues at Drexel University and MIT have been awarded a Big Data Spoke award ...

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John Savage Joins Boston Global Forum's Board Of Thinkers And Works To Combat Cyberattacks In Vietnam

2016 continues to be a busy year for Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), who has presented recommendations for securing cyberspace to the government of Japan, addressed the Boston Global Forum on the G7 cybersecurity agenda, received a nanotechnology patent, and participated in the Munich Security Conference

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Brown CS is so proud of our PhD alums! They have been very busy this year and are continuing to work hard to improve and expand the field of computer science.

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