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Computer Science 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Friday, May 11, 2018 | 1:00pm - Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 9:00pm

UBC Computer Science’s 50th Anniversary celebrations will highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of department members, alumni and distinguished guests, and engage the broader community in thinking critically about the opportunities and challenges that computing presents in the next 50 years. The celebration will take place on May 11 and 12, 2018 with panels on AI and the future of computer science, as well as more technically focused state-of-the art research symposia.

CS Professor Rachel Pottinger Elected to CRA Board of Directors

Computer Science Associate Professor Rachel Pottinger has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Computing Research Association (CRA).  

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Talk by Russ Greiner, University of Alberta

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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ICCSX836

Hosts: Siamak Ravanbakhsh and Mark Schmidt

Title: An Effective Way to Estimate an Individual's Survival Distribution

CPSC 304 T1F

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Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday 52 times until Thu Jun 21 2018 .
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Towards Machines that Perceive and Communicate - DLS Talk by Kevin Murphy (Google)

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Hugh Dempster Building (6245 Agronomy Rd), Room 110

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Speaker:  Dr. Kevin P. Murphy, Research Scientist, Google

Title:  Towards Machines that Perceive and Communicate

UBC Computer Science Welcomes Dr. Frank Wood

UBC Computer Science welcomes Dr.

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Computer Science Professor Anne Condon Appointed as Council Member of NSERC Governing Council

Computer Science Professor Anne Condon is appointed by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, as a new member of the governing council for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown Elected 2018 AAAI Fellow

Congratulations to Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown, who has been named AAAI Fellow.  The AAAI Fellows webpage states: “Each year the AAAI recognizes a group of individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence through the continuation of its Fellows program. The AAAI Fellows Program, as originally chartered, honors a small percentage of the AAAI membership.

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CS Professor Emeritus David Kirkpatrick Receives CS-Can/Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award

Computer Science Professor Emeritus David Kirkpatrick has won a Lifetime Achievement Award of CS-Can/Info-Can, the national organization of Canadian Computer Science Departments/Schools/Faculties. David is one of Canada's most accomplished and respected theoretical computer scientists, internationally recognized for his seminal contributions to the design and mathematical analysis of algorithms and data structures.

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CS Alumnae Hasti Seifi Awarded NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

UBC CS alumnae Hasti Seifi is awarded an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF). The NSERC PDF Program provides support to a small group of highly promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers, and is intended to secure a supply of highly qualified Canadians with leading edge scientific and research skills for Canadian industry, government and universities. Hasti is holding the award at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany, collaborating with the UBC CS professor Karon MacLean on an international research project.

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