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  • The 2018 Kemeny prize winners are Kyle Dotterrer, Gabe Boning, Robin Jayaswal, Paul Spangfort, and Tong Xu for their team entry: Monad.  As they describe it:

    Monad is an artificial intelligence programming challenge. The user-facing component of the project is a web client through which users upload code that implements an artificial intelligence agent (hereafter referred to as a “bot”) intended to effectively play an original game of our design. Once a user’s bot is...

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  • A joint research team from the University of Cambridge and Dartmouth College has developed a system for using infrared light tags to monitor face-to-face interactions. The technique could lead to a more precise understanding of how individuals interact in social settings and can increase the effectiveness of communications coaching.

    The system, named Protractor by the Cambridge-Dartmouth team, uses invisible light to record how people employ body language by measuring body angles and...

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  • Counter Extremism Project CEO Mark Wallace and Dartmouth Computer Science Chair Hany Farid discuss how they campaigned successfully to remove online extremist propaganda.

    Watch the episode here.

  • Dartmouth News is running an article about George Boateng ’16, Thayer ’17, and how he is using his CS and engineering degrees to make a difference in education and health in the developing world.

    From the article:

    George Boateng ’16, Thayer ’17, arrived at Dartmouth in 2012 with an agenda. He had come 5,000 miles, seeking ways to make a difference in education and health in the developing world—in his native Ghana, in particular.

    At Dartmouth, he gained hands...

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  • Dartmouth News is running a story about our very own Prof. Andrew Campbell's experience during his year-long leave at Google.

    From the story:

    Campbell took a year’s leave from the Department of Computer Science last year to step into the fast lane at Google, writing software and looking for new ideas. He also wanted to see how Dartmouth’s computer science curriculum stacked up against the needs of industry. To do that, he took off the mantle of...

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  • Each year during the College’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., Dartmouth recognizes members of the community for their significant contributions toward peace, civil rights, education, public health, environmental justice, and social justice.

    This year, George Boateng ’16, Thayer ’17, research scientist in the Department of Computer Science and co-founder and president of education nonprofit Nsesa Foundation received the...

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  • To bring more gender diversity to the technology industry, Adobe Research created the Women-in-Technology Scholarship program to recognize outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science.

    This year, Dartmouth CS's Neerja Thakkar '19, is one of just 10 students to win this award internationally.

    Congratulations Neerja!

    You can read more about the award and the...

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  • The DALI Lab has just won an excellence in architecture design award in the "Small Building/Small Firm" category from AIANH. Congratulations!

    From the award:

    The open and fluid design reflects DALI’s innovative, high energy culture and process. Using Salvador Dali’s home, art, and persona (especially his mustache) as a source of inspiration, Studio Nexus developed a state-of-the-art lab that is creative and playful. With an industrial “start-up” sensibility, the...

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  • Julia Dressel ’17 and Professor Hany Farid caution that the computer algorithms may be no more accurate at predicting recidivism than people with no criminal justice experience. “What we’ve shown should give the courts some pause,” Farid tells The Atlantic.

    See the Science Advances article and The Atlantic article for...

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  • Ruoni Wang '19 was selected by the Computer Science faculty as this year's winner of the Francis L. Town Scientific Prize in Computer Science. This award goes to the top junior in each science department at Dartmouth.

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