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December

December 6, 2018
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...
December 3, 2018
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...

November

November 30, 2018
Congratulations to UBC Computer Science Course Coordinator Trey Schiefelbein, recipient of a 2018 Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Award. The award recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a...
November 7, 2018
UBC Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown is named a 2018 ACM Distinguished Member for his 'outstanding scientific contributions to computing'.  The...
November 5, 2018
The UBC ACM Programming team won first place at the 2018 ACM Pacific Northwest Regional Programming Competition, held last Saturday, November 3, at SFU, and will be advancing to the 2019 ACM World Finals.  The UBC p_X(x)=P(X=x) team faced tough...

October

October 18, 2018
Computer Science PhD student Yasha Pushak and Affiliate Professor Holger Hoos won the best paper award at the 15th international conference on...
October 16, 2018
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...

September

September 12, 2018
UBC Computer Science Professor Uri Ascher is named a 2018 Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.  The fellowship recognizes "distinguished men and women...

August

August 2, 2018
Computer Science student Jason Peng is the recipient of the UBC Governor General’s Gold Medal, in recognition of his outstanding...

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