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2012 News


Rochester Review Features ROC Big Data

September 7, 2012

Rochester Review's September-October edition features an article on Henry Kautz and ROC Big Data.


Register NOW for ROC DATA October 4-6, 2012

August 21, 2012

Registration is still open for RocData: The Rochester Big Data Initiative, which will be hosted by the Department of Computer Science from October 4-6, 2012.  Space is limited, so please register ASAP.  For more information regarding this conference, please go to the Conference website:


CSC Students Excel at Putnam Mathematical Competition

March 26, 2012

A student math team from the University of Rochester finished in the top three percent in the recent William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.


Hemaspaandra wins Curtis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

March 1, 2012

The University of Rochester has announced that CS Professor Lane A. Hemaspaandra has received the 2012 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  Lane received strong nomination letters from his students from his decades of teaching undergraduates, especially in CSC 200, the Undergraduate Problem Seminar.


Sadilek, Kautz & Bigham win Best Paper Award at WSDM 2012

February 10, 2012

At the 2012 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining held in February in Seattle, our research team of Adam Sadilek, Henry Kautz and Jeff Bigham received the Best Paper Award for the conference.  The paper, entitled "Finding Your Friends and Following Them to Where You Are"  was chosen from 75 papers presented at the conference.


Sadilek's work with Location finding using Social Networks featured in New Scientist Magazine

January 27, 2012

Graduate student Adam Sadilek's recent work has focused on predicting a social network user's location by looking where their friends are.  His work is featured in a recent publication by New Scientist magazine.