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New Ways of Thinking of the Mobile Phone for Healthcare - DLS Talk by Shwetak Patel, UW

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Hugh Dempster Building (6245 Agronomy Rd), Room 110

Shwetak Patel

Speaker:  Dr. Shwetak N. Patel, Professor, University of Washington

Title: New Ways of Thinking of the Mobile Phone for Healthcare

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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

David PattersonSpeaker:  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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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

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

Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Forest Sciences Building (2424 Main Mall), Room 1005

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

Title:  Meeting the Demand for Computational Skills

Abstract:

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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CS Professor Joanna McGrenere Awarded Inria & Université Paris Sud International Research Chair

Computer Science Professor Joanna McGrenere has been awarded an Inria & Université Paris Sud International Research Chair. Joanna will spend 12 months over a 5-year period working with the Ex-Situ research team in Paris, collaborating on the project "Personalization through Co-Adaptive Human-Computer Interaction".

Congratulations, Joanna!

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CS Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown and his team win INFORMS Franz Edelman Achievement Award

UBC Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown, together with Ph.D students Neil Newman and Alexandre Frechette, were members of a 19-person team that won the INFORMS Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and Management Sciences. Described as "the leading O.R.

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CS Graduate students Francesco Vitale, Izabelle Janzen and CS Professor Joanna McGrenere receive 2018 CHI Best Paper Award

UBC Computer Science graduate students Francesco Vitale and Izabelle Janzen and UBC Computer Science Professor Joanna McGrenere won a Best Paper Award at the 2018 ACM CHI Conference. They presented their paper, titled “Hoarding and Minimalism: Tendencies in Digital Data Preservation” at CHI in Montréal, from April 21-26. The award is given to the top 1% of all paper submissions.

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PhD Student Boris Dalstein Wins Alain Fournier PhD Dissertation Award

Computer Science Ph.D student Boris Dalstein is the recipient of the 2017 Alain Fournier Ph.D. Dissertation Award.  This is awarded for an exceptional computer graphics Ph.D.

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Talk by Gary Marcus in DMP 110

Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Location: 
Hugh Dempster Building (6245 Agronomy Rd), Room 110

Title: Deep Learning: A Critical Appraisal

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