Women and computer science at Columbia

With the national average slightly below 20%, Columbia’s relatively high percentage of women CS majors in the 2016-2017 academic year ranks it among the top US universities in attracting women to computer science.

New book by Venkat Venkatasubramanian tackles income inequality

A faculty affiliate of the CS Department, Venkatasubramanian synthesizes concepts from economics, political philosophy, game theory, statistical mechanics, and systems engineering into a quantitative theory for maximizing fairness in free-market capitalism.

Researchers earn best paper award at SIGDIAL

“The Role of Conversation Context for Sarcasm Detection in Online Interactions” considers the larger context of online conversations to accurately detect sarcasm while also identifying what triggered a sarcastic reply.