In a story for the Simons Institute, Daniel Hsu writes about deep learning and how it has attracted new attention to several basic questions in statistical machine learning.
Research & News
Papers from the Theory group look at long-standing research, local search methods, and introduces a new concept in graph theory. … Continue reading CS Theory Papers Accepted to STOC 2020
Salvatore Stolfo talks about the responsibility of companies to protect their customers from phishing attacks.
Eugene Wu writes about his paper, “Compliant-driven Training Data Debugging” and examines how to debug complex workflows that combine traditional data analytics with machine learning predictions.
A team led by professor Christos Papadimitriou proposes a new computational system to expand the understanding of the brain at an intermediate level, between neurons and cognitive phenomena such as language.
Student & Alumni News
Alum Miral Kotb (CC ’01) talks to Newsweek about combining coding and dance to create Iluminate, wearable mini-computers that sync music, dance moves, and light.
Ryan Bubinski (CC ’11) founded the Application Development Initiative (ADI) while at Columbia. After graduation, he and Zach Sims started Codecademy to teach coding and programming in an engaging, effective way.
The department would like to honor all of our graduates and we look forward to when we can all come … Continue reading Congratulations to the Class of 2020
Georgia Essig (CC’20), a computer science major with a concentration in Russian language and culture, has been named valedictorian, the top academic honor for the Columbia College Class of 2020.
Katy Gero, a third-year PhD student, wins a Best Paper Award from the ACM Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2020). Mental Models … Continue reading Katy Gero Wins Best Paper Award at CHI 2020