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A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture - DLS Talk by David Patterson (UC Berkeley)

Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Hugh Dempster Building (6245 Agronomy Rd), Room 110

Speaker:  Dr. David A. Patterson, Pardee Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley

Title:  A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture

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UBC CS Student Jason Peng Wins Governor General's Gold Medal

Computer Science student Jason Peng is the recipient of the UBC Governor General’s Gold Medal, in recognition of his outstanding academic record as a master's student.  Only one student, out of more than 2,000 UBC master's graduates, is chosen to receive the Gold Medal each year. Jason's work lies at the intersection of computer animation and reinforcement learning, with a focus on motion control for simulated characters.

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CS Alumnus Philip Lam's start-up NEX Team Inc. announced $4M seed funding

Computer Science alumnus Philip Lam’s mobile AI start-up company NEX Team Inc. just announced a USD 4$ Million in seed funding to launch HomeCourt , a mobile app that uses computer vision and AI technologies to track, chart and analyze basketball shots in real time, with just a smart phone camera. Investors includes Mark Cuban, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin.

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Meeting the Demand for Computational Skills - DLS Talk by Maria Klawe (Harvey Mudd College)

Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
TBA

Speaker:  Dr. Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

Title:  Meeting the Demand for Computational Skills

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The Digital Body: Capturing, Modelling and Animating Realistic 3D Humans - DLS Talk by Michael Black (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)

Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Hugh Dempster Building (6245 Agronomy Rd), Room 110

Speaker:  Dr. Michael J. Black, Managing Director, Perceiving Systems, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Title: The Digital Body: Capturing, Modelling and Animating Realistic 3D Humans

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CPSC 210 marking

Date: 
Monday, July 23, 2018 | 9:00am - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | 5:00pm
Class/Lab: 

CPSC 490

Date: 
Repeats every week until Tue Jul 31 2018 .
Monday, July 23, 2018 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Date: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Class/Lab: 

Dongwook

Date: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | 6:00am - Sunday, September 2, 2018 | 8:30pm
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UBC CS Student Beriwan Ravandi Named Quip Diversity Scholar

Computer Science student Beriwan Ravandi is named a 2018 Quip Diversity Scholar. The scholarship goes to individuals across North America who demonstrate incredible grit and a strong commitment to improving inclusivity and promoting diversity within technology and beyond.

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CS Professor Mark Schmidt and Co-authors Receive Lagrange Prize

UBC Computer Science Assistant Professor Mark Schmidt, together with co-authors Nicolas Le Roux and Francis Bach, received the prestigious Lagrange Prize in Continuous Optimization, for their paper "Minimizing finite sums with the stochastic average gradient" (NIPS, 2012;  Mathematical Programming, 2017).  

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