Research

Books by Faculty

These are some books that have been authored, co-authored or edited by UBC Computer Science Department and ICICS members, past and present.

Author profiles, including lists of other publications can be found at: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?view_op=view_org&hl=en&org=13655899619131983200.

CS Professor Cristina Conati Named Senior AAAI Member

UBC Computer Science Professor Cristina Conati is awarded Senior Member status by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), in recognition of her significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence.  Cristina is one of ten honorees who have been awarded this status this year. The announcement can be found here.

Congratulations, Cristina!

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Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner Receives 2018 UBC Killam Research Prize

UBC Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner has been awarded a 2018 UBC Killam Research Prize, in recognition of her outstanding research and scholarly contributions. 

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Computer Science Professor Margo Seltzer elected a member of NAE

Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer has been elected a Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for her outstanding contributions to research, practice and education in databases, file systems, and operating systems.  Election to the National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors.

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CS Theses & Dissertations 2018

For 2018 graduation dates (in alphabetical order by last name):

Enabling configuration self-adaptation using machine learning
Araujo, Rodrigo Silva
Degree : Master of Science – MSc
Graduation Date : 2018-11
Supervisor : Dr. Holmes

CS Undergraduate Student Chris Yoon Receives CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honourable Mention

UBC Computer Science student Chris Yoon received an honourable mention in the 2019 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for his research on privacy and security in distributed machine learning with Dr. Ivan Beschastnikh. Chris is a 4th year student in the computer science honours program. He is currently working towards his honours thesis on the generalizability of medical imaging applications with Dr. Rafeef Garbi. His research interests are in security, privacy, and robustness of machine learning with applications in healthcare.

Congratulations, Chris!

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CS Professor Nick Harvey & PhD Student Christopher Liaw win NeurIPS 2018 Best Paper Award

The paper, entitled "Nearly tight sample complexity bounds for learning mixtures of Gaussians via sample compression schemes", was awarded a NeurIPS 2018 Best Paper Award, 1 of 4 awards among 4854 submissions.  It was presented at the NeurIPS 2018 conference in Montreal, a flagship machine learning conference.

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Computer Science MSc student Xinyi Zhang and Professor Michiel van de Panne win 2018 MIG Best Paper Award

Computer Science MSc student Xinyi Zhang and Professor Michiel van de Panne won the best paper award at the 11th annual conference on Motion, Interaction and Games (MIG 2018) held in Limassol, Cyprus.

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Talk by David Fleet, University of Toronto

Date: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
ICCSX836

Title: Multi-View 3D Reconstruction at Atomic Resolutions

CS Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown Named 2018 ACM Distinguished Member

UBC Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown is named a 2018 ACM Distinguished Member for his 'outstanding scientific contributions to computing'.  The 49 Distinguished Members for 2018 are selected from leading universities, corporations and research institutes around the world, based on their professional experience and for their significant achievements in the computing field. These members not only have made significant contributions to various area

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