Maurice Herlihy's Distributed Computing Through Combinatorial Topology has just been selected by Computing Reviews as a Best of 2013 Notable Book. The entire list is available at the Computing Reviews site. Congratulations, Maurice!
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Professors John Savage and Michael Littman share the news that BrownCS alumnus David Blei '97 has won an ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computer Sciences for his development of powerful modeling techniques to speed information retrieval from large data collections.
Michael says, "I'm really excited for David. I got to work with him a ...
Professor Anna Lysyanskaya was recently interviewed by WPRI's Dan Yorke about the situation in Ukraine. Video of the interview can be found at WPRI's web site.
Professor Anna Lysyanskaya recently participated in a Watson Institute panel concerning the current situation in Ukraine. Full details can be found in the Providence Journal article.
To keep data safe in the cloud, a group of computer scientists suggests doing the Melbourne Shuffle.
Yes, that’s a dance move, but it’s also a computer algorithm developed by researchers at Brown University.
The computing version of the Melbourne Shuffle aims to hide patterns ...
Reached by phone after his recent shared triumph, Professor Maurice Herlihy of Brown University’s Computer Science Department was feeling optimistic: “This is good news for programmers.” The paper that he co-wrote with PhD student Zhiyu Liu (“Well-Structured Futures and Cache Locality”) had just won the Best Paper Award at the Proceedings of the 19th ...