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NACLO 2013 at University of Rochester

University of Rochester is hosting a site for the 2013 North American Olympiad in Computational Linguistics (NACLO). NACLO is a competition for middle-school and high-school students which involves solving problems about language and computational linguistics. It consists of two rounds: the Open Round (January 31, 2013), open to all interested students,  and the Invitational Round (March 19), for students who have advanced from the first round. The winners of the Invitational Competition will be invited to participate in the International Linguistics Olympiad.

UzZaman takes 3rd place at Center for Research Computing poster contest

UR CS graduate student Naushad UzZaman, a student of James Allen, was awarded 3rd place in the poster contest for Rochester's Center for Research Computing.  Naushad's poster was entitled "Multimodal summarization for people with cognitive disabilities in reading, linguistic and verbal comprehension."

NACLO 2012 at University of Rochester

University of Rochester is hosting a site for the 2012 North American Olympiad in Computational Linguistics (NACLO). NACLO is a competition for middle-school and high-school students which involves solving problems about language and computational linguistics. It consists of two rounds: the Open Round (February 2), open to all interested students,  and the Invitational Round (March 13), for students who have advanced from the first round. The winners of the Invitational Competition will be invited to participate in the International Linguistics Olympiad.

ROC HCI makes impressive showing at UIST

The highly selective User Interface Software and Technology conference (UIST) announced their awards on 10/5/10.  The paper on VizWiz submitted by our HCI group, led by faculty member Jeff Bigham, won best paper overall.  Co-authors of this paper included Sam White '12 and Robin Miller '12 as well as Hanjie Ji (ECE graduate student). For more information about the paper, go to:  http://hci.cs.rochester.edu/currentprojects.php?proj=vw

NACLO 2010 at University of Rochester

University of Rochester is hosting a site for the 2010 North American Olympiad in Computational Linguistics (NACLO). NACLO is a competition for middle-school and high-school students which involves solving problems about language and computational linguistics. It consists of two rounds: the Open Round (February 4), open to all interested students,  and the Invitational Round (March 10), for students who have advanced from the first round. The winners of the Invitational Competition will be invited to participate in the International Linguistics Olympiad.

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