Peter Allen and Eugene Wu of Columbia’s Computer Science Department are each recipients of a Google Faculty Research Award. This highly … Continue reading Peter Allen and Eugene Wu selected for Google Faculty Research Awards
A study published in Science describes how researchers created, from 86M genealogy profiles, population-scale family trees to reassess longevity and marriage and migration patterns. Yaniv Erlich is the study’s senior author.
A counting problem asks the question: What is the exact number of solutions that exist for a given instance of … Continue reading Interview with Xi Chen, coauthor of Complexity Dichotomies for Counting Problems
For his proposal “Interactive Matcher Debugging via Adversarial Generation,” Eugene Wu has been awarded an Amazon Research Award. This unrestricted … Continue reading With Amazon Research Award, Eugene Wu will add interactivity and adversarial generation to entity matching
The Eighth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence 2018 (EAAI-18) has selected Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi as one of the EAAI … Continue reading Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi named an EAAI 2018 New and Future AI Educator
Student & Alumni News
PhD student Brian A. Smith developed the RAD—racing auditory display—to enable people who are visually impaired to play the same racing games sighted players play, with the same level of speed, control, and excitement.
Three Columbia computer science graduate students have qualified to compete in the 2018 world finals of the Association for Computing … Continue reading Columbia team to compete in ACM-ICPC World Finals in Beijing
“Finding High-Quality Content in Social Media” was originally presented at the 2008 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM). Agichtein (PhD ’05, advisor: Luis Gravano) is now Associate Professor at Emory University.
Akinola was selected for his work on human-in-the-loop robot learning, and is one of ten students to receive the two-year fellowship, which covers tuition for two academic years and provides a stipend and travel allowance.
Nilforoshan was selected for his research with Eugene Wu on NLP techniques to generate automated writing feedback, and for his work with Jure Leskovec (Stanford) on the relationship between the food people eat and their environment.