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Alexandros Labrinidis

Created: May 01, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: May 01, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
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On March 29. 2012, the Obama Administration unveiled its $200M Big Data R&D Initiative. Associate Professor Alexandros Labrinidis was part of a team of
leading data management researchers across the United States who co-wrote a community white paper on the Challenges and Opportunities with Big Data.The white paper, published earlier in March, will be discussed at a panel during the VLDB 2012 International Conference from August 27-31 in Istanbul.


As we approach the last week of classes and finals week, the Teaching Times would like to offer

Created: Apr 19, 2012 by the Department of Computer Science
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As we approach the last week of classes and finals week, the Teaching Times would like to offer faculty and graduate instructors some information to help students successfully complete the semester in spite of the recent disruptions on campus. Click Class Disruption Tips to learn more about how you can be as productive as possible during this time.


World's Smartest Trophy

Created: Oct 21, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
Updated: Apr 26, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
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Two CS undergrad teams compete for the World\'s Smartest Trophy lead by coach John Ramirez. The Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest regional competition will be held at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH on Saturday. Champions will advance to the World Finals. Pitt News


Professor Kirk Pruhs

Created: Sep 16, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
Updated: Nov 02, 2015 by Lydia Moss
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In April 2011, Professor Kirk Pruhs gave the keynote invited talk, entitled Managing Power Heterogeneity, at TAPAS the ICST Conference on Theory and Practice of Algorithms in (Computer) Systems.
In October 2011 he will give an invited talk/tutorial, entitled Green Computing Algorithmics, at FOCS, the IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science.
In April 2012 he will give an invited talk at LATIN, the Latin American Symposium on Theoretical Informatics.


Alexandros Labrinidis

Created: Aug 04, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
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CS and Physics & Astronomy faculty awarded a 4-year, $1.6M NSF Grant for Understanding the Universe through Scalable Navigation of a Galaxy of Annotations. This project will impact the ability to share astronomical data quickly and widely. Alexandros Labrinidis, Panos K. Chrysanthis, and Liz Marai will be working with Physics & Astronomy faculty Jeffrey Newman, Michael Wood-Vasey, and Arthur Kosowsky.


Open Space Conference

Created: Apr 08, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
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An Open Space Conference was held April 2nd at the Department of Computer Science. A group of Pittsburgh technologists enthusiasts discussed topics that range from how to be a more productive programmer, to the use of social medias and distributed Agile teams. The group was pleased with the department and being on campus added to the conference goal of continuous education. www.pghgeekoutday.com


John Grefenstette

Created: Jul 22, 2010 by the Department of Computer Science
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CS alumnus, John Grefenstette (PhD,'80), is named the director of the new Public Health Dynamics Laboratory at the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, bringing together scientists to produce the next generation of tools for public health analysis. University Times article in the July 22 edition.


Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis

Created: Jul 13, 2010 by the Department of Computer Science
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Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis was named the Program Chair for HDMS2010, Program Co-Chair for ODBASE2010 and Group PC Leader for EDBT2011.


Yann Le Gall

Created: Jun 23, 2010 by the Department of Computer Science
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Yann Le Gall, CS graduate student is featured in the article, Yann Le Gall: Transcending Boundaries in the June, 2010 issue of the Arts & Sciences E-newsletter Snapshot.


CSR: Large: Storage Class Memory Architecture for Efficient Data

Created: Jun 04, 2010 by the Department of Computer Science
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CSR: Large: Storage Class Memory Architecture for Efficient Data

Associate Professor Bruce Childers (Principal Investigator) awarded an NSF grant and is a joint CS and ECE project. Dr. Childers will be working with Dr. Sangyeun Cho (Co-PI), Dr. Daniel Mosse\' (Co-PI), Dr. Jun Yang (Co-PI), and Dr. Youtao Zhang (Co-PI). This project uses multiple technologies to construct a high-capacity, energy efficient memory system for virtualized computer servers with a new Storage Class Memory Architecture that incorporates multiple memory technologies such as DRAM, Phase-change memory (PRAM) and Flash.

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