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Understanding Events and Beliefs Expressed in Text

Created: Aug 04, 2006 by the Department of Computer Science
Updated: Nov 02, 2015 by Lydia Moss
Press Releases


Professor Janyce Wiebe will lead research in a University Affiliate Research Center funded by the Department of Homeland Security. The center has been awarded $2.4 million over the next three years to develop accurate and robust techniques for extracting and summarizing information about events and beliefs from text.


Professor Taieb Znati

Created: Apr 27, 2006 by the Department of Computer Science
Accolades

After years of networking research, Professor Taieb Znati, has become the NSF Director of the CNS (Division of Computer and Network Systems).


Center for Modeling Pulmonary Immunity

Created: Jan 06, 2006 by the Department of Computer Science
Press Releases

Center for Modeling Pulmonary Immunity (Content provided by Archive.org)

Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis and Professor Alexandros Labrinidis will lead the bioinformatics effort in the recently established Center for Modeling Pulmonary Immunity. The center was established in September 2005, from a $9 million contract from the National Institutes of Health, and is a joint effort between the University of Pittsburgh (School of Medicine and School of Arts & Sciences), Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Michigan.


Ras Bodik

Created: Sep 14, 2005 by the Department of Computer Science
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Ras Bodik (Content provided by Archive.org)

Ras Bodik got his PhD at Pitt in 2000 under the guidance of Rajiv Gupta and Mary Lou Soffa. He then went on to work as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin. After two happy years in Madison, he moved to the University of California at Berkeley, where he is now a tenure-track assistant professor.


Optoelectronic Computing Research Group Installs Clean Room

Created: Aug 05, 2005 by the Department of Computer Science
Departmental News

Optoelectronic Computing Research Group Installs Clean Room (Content provided by Archive.org)

The newest addition to the research facilities in Sennott Square is a 300 square foot, class 1000 clean room facility in the fifth floor optical computing lab. Dr. Chiarulli and Dr. Levitan use this facility in their research on high-speed optical and electronic data links for chip-to-chip and network-on-chip applications.


Parsing Arabic Dialects

Created: Aug 05, 2005 by the Department of Computer Science
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Parsing Arabic Dialects (Content provided by Archive.org)

This summer, Assistant Professor Rebecca Hwa, along with researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland and the University of Amsterdam, is participating in an NSF-sponsored workshop on Parsing Arabic Dialects. Students from Stanford University, The University of Pittsburgh, Johns Hopkins University and Georgia Tech are also participating in the project.


Kurt VanLehn Presents LearnLab in D.C.

Created: Jun 03, 2005 by the Department of Computer Science
Outreach News

Kurt VanLehn Presents LearnLab in D.C. (Content provided by Archive.org)

Kurt VanLehn, a professor in Pitt's Department of Computer Science and codirector of the Pitt-Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC), represented the University at the June 21 Exhibition of the Coalition for National Science Funding in Washington, D.C.


Mary Lou Soffa

Created: Feb 25, 2005 by the Department of Computer Science
Departmental News

Mary Lou Soffa (Content provided by Archive.org)

After being recruited by a number of other universities during her outstanding academic career, Professor Mary Lou Soffa finally succumbed to an offer - a very attractive offer. She decided to leave her faculty position in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh, effective September of 2004, to assume the roles of Owen R. Cheatham Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science of the University of Virginia.


Gerard A. Pompa

Created: Sep 01, 2004 by the Department of Computer Science
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Gerard A. Pompa (Content provided by Archive.org)

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pompa received his BS in computer science and mathematics and his MS in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981 and 1987.


Sangyeun Paul Cho

Created: Aug 20, 2004 by the Department of Computer Science
Departmental News

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Sangyeun Cho joined the Department of Computer Science in the fall of 2004. He received his BS in computer engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea in 1994, and his PhD in computer science from the University of Minnesota in 2002.

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