Research

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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UBC Computer Science professors play leading role in AI 100 Report

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is emerging as a disruptive technology. UBC researchers have long been leaders in the development of AI.  Recently, three UBC Computer Science professors, Holger Hoos, Kevin Leyton-Brown and Alan Mackworth, have played key roles in documenting the progress and the perils of AI. The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100), based at Stanford, is a 100-year effort to examine and anticipate how artificial intelligence will change our society.

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Computer Science Professor Dinesh Pai and colleagues awarded Wall Solutions Grant

Computer Science Professor Dinesh Pai and his colleagues, Drs. Miriam Spering and Mary-Lou Jackson, are the recipients of the Wall Solutions Grant.  The grant supports UBC faculty members collaborating with community or partner organizations to address societal issues through innovative and academically rigorous research.

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CS Theses & Dissertations 1999

For 1999 graduation dates (in alphabetical order by last name):

The Effectiveness of Three Dimensional Interaction
Boritz, James
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/2429/9833
Degree : Doctor of Philosophy – PhD
Graduation Date : 1999-05
Supervisor : Dr. Booth

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