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Professors Mitch Charniack and Olga Papaemmanouil received a new grant from the National Science Foundation entitled “A Development Environment for Query Optimization Engineering” from Sept 2012 thru August 2015.
New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium 2012 Celebrating Excellence and Diversity in Computing Saturday, April 21, 2012 Brandeis University Shapiro Science Center 415 South Street, Waltham MA (directions, facebook, linkedin, photos) The NEUCS organizing committee invites all undergraduates in computing sciences … Continue reading
Tim Hickey honored for teaching Dean of Arts and Sciences Susan Birren announced today: Timothy J. Hickey, professor of computer science, was awarded the Lerman-Neubauer ’69 Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. Hickey, the 2012 recipient of the Jeanette … Continue reading
Entrepreneur Magazine did a story on Studyegg.com, a startup by three Brandeis CS students which has developed a mobile app for electronic flashcards. The students previously took CS 235 with Prof. Colon-Osorio and an independent study with Professor Hickey.
Professors Jim Storer and Antonella Di Lillo received a one year grant from Google entitled “Navigation in Urban Spaces with Applications to Assistance for the Visually Impaired”.
Professor Jordan Pollack gave a Keynote address at the European Conference on Artificial Life on August 11th in Paris. The title was “Prospects for Machine Embryogenesis” and covered the DEMO lab’s history of work on co-evolving robot bodies and brains.
Professor Olga Papaemmanouil presented a research paper at ACM SIGMOD conference in Athens Greece on June 14th. The title was “Performance Prediction for Concurrent Database Workloads.”
Professor James Pustejovsky gave the keynote address at the Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop in Taiwan on May 3rd. The title of his talk was “Mechanisms of Coercion in a General Theory of Selection.”
James Pustejovsky has received a 3-year NSF grant from the Robust Intelligence Program within the IIS Division, entitled ”Interpreting Linguistic Spatiotemporal Relations in Static and Dynamic Contexts”
Olga Papaemmanouil, Mitch Cherniack, and co-investigators at Brown received an NSF grant entitled “EAGER: Interaction History Management Systems and their Application to Evidence-Based Practice of Healthcare.”