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January

January 4, 2017
Skin simulation software developed in Prof. Dinesh K. Pai's group was used to make the fantastic beasts in the blockbuster film based on J. K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The skin software, called Vital Skin, uses a patent-...

December

December 9, 2016
UBC Computer Science Professor Laks V.S. Lakshmanan is named as one of 32 ACM Distinguished Scientists...

November

November 28, 2016
UBC Computer Science Professor Kellogg Booth, former post-doc Dr. Narges Mahyar, former Computer Science students Cathy Meng and Ernest Xiang, and colleagues in SLAIS and SALA, won an honourable mention for their paper "UD Co-Spaces: A Table-Centred...
November 8, 2016
The UBC ACM programming team won first place at the 2016 ACM Pacific Northwest Regional Programming Competition, and will be advancing...

October

October 24, 2016
UBC Computer Science Professor Alla Sheffer, together with Professor   Karan Singh from...

September

September 27, 2016
UBC Computer Science Professor Cristina Conati, postdoc Sebastien Lalle, and their colleagues from North Carolina State University, won the 2016 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Intelligent...
September 27, 2016
On Wednesday, August 31, UBC Computer Science partnered with Amazon Women in Engineering to host over one hundred high school girls at Amazon Vancouver.  The event was spearheaded by Rebecca McKnight, a former GIRLsmarts4tech coordinator and...
September 19, 2016
In recent years, deep learning has revolutionized how computer vision systems are developed, and made them more capable than ever before. These system work by learning from examples; in particular they require many real-world images that have been...
September 13, 2016
Computer Science Department ranking website http://csrankings.org places UBC Computer Science in the top 4 across universities worldwide for computer graphics, as measured by top-tier publications during 2008-2016.

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