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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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Talk by Rosalind Picard, MIT

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
ICCS X836

Title and Abstract: TBA

Computer Science Professor Laks Lakshmanan receives 2018 IEEE DSAA Best Research Paper Award

UBC Computer Science Professor Laks Lakshmanan, together with his colleagues at Laboratorie d'informatique de Grenoble Behrooz Omidvar-Tehrani and Sihem Amer-Yahia, receive the 2018 IEEE Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) Best Research Paper Award.  The title of the paper is 'Cohort Representation and Exploration' and the award was given out in October, 2018, in Turin, Italy.  You can find

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Recommender Systems: Beyond Machine Learning

Date: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
DFP Classroom, Forestry Building (2424 Main Mall), Rm 2300

Joseph A. Konstan is Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Distinguished University Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota.  His research addresses a variety of human-computer interaction issues, including personalization (particularly through recommender systems), eliciting on-line participation, and designing computer systems to improve public health.

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

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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; Meet and Greet Reception to follow at 7pm in ICCS X860 Lounge (2366 Main Mall)

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

Title:  Meeting the Demand for Computational Skills

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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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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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