Computer Science

Pitt CS Monthly Newsletter

Check out what is happening in the Computer Science Department at Pitt this month! From events that the student organizations are planning, to events that focus specifically on diversity, to department events, workshops, and talks we will keep you updated on everything that is on the calendar for the next month! The CS Department is growing at a remarkable rate, as we have more students than ever declaring CS as a major and our faculty continue to remain at the forefront of their fields and research. We hope that you will check out some of our upcoming events and stay tuned for the latest updates on the Pitt Computer Science Department! Remember to mark your calendars for September 2016, as the Department will celebrate 50 years of research and teaching excellence!


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CACM 2014 Paper

Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

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Congratulations Dr. Janyce Wiebe, for being honored by Association for Computational Linguistics as a Fellow

Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at:

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Upcoming Events

She Innovates

Mackenzie Ball
January 29, 2016 06:00 PM

Graduate Student Town Hall Meeting

January 11, 2016 03:30 PM

BS/MS Information

Angela Ellis
January 15, 2016 11:00 AM

To check out all our events, please go to our Event Calendar.

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