Research

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

CS Professor Alla Sheffer Receives 2018 CHCCS/SCDHM Achievement Award

Computer Science Professor Alla Sheffer is the recipient of the 2018 CHCCS/SCDHM Achievement Award.  The Award is given by the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society in recognition of her highly impactful contributions to research in the field of computer graphics. More details here

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CS Professor Reid Holmes Receives CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Research Prize

Congratulations to Computer Science Associate Professor Reid Holmes, who has been awarded a CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher prize for 2017. The Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher prize recognizes young computer science faculty members at Canadian universities within 10 years of their Ph.D.

Talk by Russ Greiner, University of Alberta

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

Hosts: Siamak Ravanbakhsh and Mark Schmidt

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

Towards Machines that Perceive and Communicate - DLS Talk by Kevin Murphy (Google)

Date: 
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

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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Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown's team selected as finalist for Franz Edelman Award

CS Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown's team at the Federal Communications Commission is among the six finalists selected for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Operations Research and Management Science.  This international award recognizes research efforts that transform and revolutionize how we approach some of the world's most complex problems.  The award will be announced at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Baltimore, MD on April 15 - 17.  More information

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