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Brown CS Researchers Look To Add Statistical Safeguards To Data Analysis And Visualization Software

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about the Data Science InitiativeTim Kraska, and Eli Upfal.

Modern data visualization software makes it easy for users to explore large datasets in search of interesting correlations and new discoveries. But that ease of use —the ...

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Max Salvas Retires After Thirty-Four Years

Today, a hand-crafted desktop machine with a Max Built logo is one of the CIT’s most familiar sights. They’re all the work of Senior Electronics Technician Max Salvas, who’s retiring next week after spending more than half his life with Brown CS. “Things looked a little different in 1983,” he says. In ...

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Erway, Küpçü, Papamanthou, Tamassia Earn The #4 Rank For 2009 Security Papers

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about C. Christopher Erway, Alptekin KüpçüCharalampos Papamanthou, and Roberto Tamassia

Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research ("Dynamic Provable Data Possession") from Brown CS PhD alums C. Christopher Erway (now Chief Architect of the ...

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Kamara's Work On Searchable Encryption Is The 35th Most-Cited Security Paper Since 1981

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Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research ("Searchable Symmetric Encryption: Improved Definitions and Efficient Constructions") from Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has earned the ...

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Discover, Opening 5/12: Showcasing Remarkable Interdisciplinary Work To Enable New Collaboration

by Eric Metcalf, Brown CS PhD Student

In many different cases, groundbreaking ideas have come out of collaboration. Often, though, it is difficult to find somebody to work with. To showcase remarkable interdisciplinary work in the hope that students will seek out new collaborations, my partners and I have created Discover, an interdisciplinary project that ...

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Kamara And Papamanthou's Work Is #10 For Citations In Security Research From 2012

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Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig has just released a list of Influential Security Papers, and research from Brown CS Professor Seny Kamara and alum Charalampos Papamanthou ("Dynamic Searchable Symmetric Encryption"), co-authored with Tom Roeder (now at Google ...

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SR Education Group Ranks Brown CS Third Nationwide For CS Master's Degree Programs

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This year, as part of its 2017 Top Graduate Schools survey, SR Education Group compiled 57,000 student reviews and ratings of over 1,400 colleges into rankings to highlight the top-rated graduate programs. This year ...

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Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Gaurav Manek

by Luke Camery, Meta-URA

Gaurav Manek is a deep learning researcher at the Infocomm Research Institute in Singapore. Gaurav graduated from Brown last year after an accelerated bachelor's program in Computer Science. When asked how his research career began, he told Luke and the MURAs that: "I first heard about Professor Stefanie Tellex in ...

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Celebrating 25 Years Of Michael Littman's Contribution To The First Email Attachment

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This is one for the record books, but somehow it's escaped widespread notice. It's no secret that Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) wrote the first textbook on circuit complexity or that Professor Andy van ...

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Alexandra Papoutsaki Lands A

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In the past ten years, more than 30 Brown CS graduates have taken faculty positions across the country. Often, these are teaching-focused positions at liberal arts institutions, such as (most recently): Hammurabi Mendes at Davidson College; Layla Oesper at ...