“How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and … Continue reading Not the usual hackathon: Five Columbia students travel to Rome for the Vatican’s VHacks competition
A PhD candidate advised by Shree Nayar, Smith is the creator of RAD (racing auditory display), which uses audio cues so players who are visually impaired can play existing video racing games.
Maynard Marshall Ball has been selected to receive a two-year IBM PhD Fellowship for the 2018-19 and 2019-2020 academic years. … Continue reading Maynard Marshall Ball awarded IBM PhD Fellowship
Unequal parts hackathon and learnathon—the emphasis is solidly on learning—the annual DevFest took place last month with 1300 participants attending. … Continue reading DevFest draws 1300 beginner, intermediate, and experienced coders
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.
Using skills learned in class, SIPA students set up early-stage startups—BTM Solutions, Cybersecurity Chatbot, Saloo—to build AI and chatbot services. All students were enrolled in the Collaboratory-funded Computing in Context – Policy.
AI talent is expensive, scarce, and hard to retain, making it tough for startups and small companies to compete with … Continue reading NYC company, with an assist from Columbia online teaching, is training AI talent in places few other companies think to look
Dingzeyu Li was one of eight PhD students selected to the Doctoral Symposium organized by the User Interface and Software … Continue reading Dingzeyu Li, lead author of best paper at UIST, selected to UIST Doctoral Symposium
Six SEAS students traveled this summer to Ghana to train university students to lead CS outreach that will impact hundreds of Ghanian students. The trip was organized by a nonprofit headed by Chelsey Roebuck (BS’10).
The timing isn’t great—mid-semester with early projects coming due and midterms beginning—but still they come; 37 from Columbia and Barnard … Continue reading 37 from Columbia and Barnard attend bigger-than-ever Grace Hopper Celebration