URCS News

Mellor-Crummey (Ph.D. '89) Wins Best Paper

"Binary Analysis for Measurement and Attribution of Program Performance," a paper written by Nathan Tallent, John Mellor-Crummey (PhD '89) and Mike Fagan, won the Distinguished Paper Award at ACM SIGPLAN PLDI 2009.

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Bigham in "Top 35 Under 35"

Jeffrey Bigham has been named one of the Top 35 Researchers under 35 by MIT's Technology Review Magazine.

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Two New Faculty Join URCS

Jeffrey P. Bigham has accepted a tenure track position in Computer Science. He has completed his studies at the University of Washington where his research area included human-computer interaction and graphics, specializing in information access and end user programming.

Cortes (Ph.D. '94) Wins ACM Award

Corinna Cortes (Ph.D. '94) and Vladimir Vapnik were honored with the ACM's Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award for the development of Support Vector Machines, a highly effective algorithm for classification and related machine learning problems.
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