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Carnegie Mellon University’s robot soccer team took home its fifth world championship without allowing a single goal at the 2015 RoboCup on July 22 in Heifi, China.
Carnegie Mellon University's robot soccer team took home its fifth world championship without allowing a single goal at the 2015 RoboCup on July 22 in Heifi, China.. The CMDragons won the final round of the Small Size League (SSL) 5-0 over MRL, a team from Qazvin Islamic Azad University in Iran.
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Computer graphics pioneer Dick Shoup (E'65, CS'70), who developed the pioneering SuperPaint animation system while working at Xerox PARC, has died. He was 71.
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A new video from Time magazine CMU computer science with leading Pittsburgh's rebirth after the decline of heavy manufacturing.

SCS Dean Andrew Moore is featured along with the Robotics Institute’s Martial Hebert, Tony Stentz and Clark Haynes.
How America’s steel city weathered the rocky transition from an economy built on manufacturing to one driven by cutting edge research
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Are online ads unfairly targeting men for high-paying jobs, and bypassing women? An experiment conducted by CMU computer scientists shows that significantly fewer women than men were shown online ads promising them help getting jobs paying more than $200,000.

But researchers emphasized they are not placing blame or passing judgment; they say it could be an unintended consequence of machine-learning algorithms.
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CHIMP, a four-limbed robot designed and built by Carnegie Mellon University’s Tartan Rescue Team, finished third and won $500,000 Saturday at the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

The DRC was a two-day event that pitted 24 of the world’s most advanced robots against each other in a test of their ability to respond to disasters.
POMONA, Calif.—CHIMP, a four-limbed robot designed and built by Carnegie Mellon University's Tartan Rescue Team, finished third and won $500000 Saturday at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), a two-day event that pitted 24 of the world's most advanced robots against each other in a test of their ...
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Halting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no laughing matter, but a phone information service developed by CMU researchers is leveraging games and humor to help spread urgent health information in Guinea.
Halting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no laughing matter, but a phone information service developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers is leveraging people's interest in phone games and wacky humor to help spread urgent health information in Guinea. The phone project, called Polly, ...
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SCS now turns away almost 95 percent of those who apply to its undergraduate program, which leads to two obvious questions: Can more students be admitted without diluting the qualities that made the program so desirable in the first place? If so, how?

#CarnegieMellon #STEM #education
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Every time you make a purchase, log onto a website or check your text messages, you’re adding to your personal river of data. But who else has access to your information? And what are they doing with it?

“Privacy engineering” is a fast-growing field for Carnegie Mellon researchers, educators and students. It should concern you, too.

#‎privacy‬ ‪#‎IT‬ ‪#‎security‬
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Carnegie Mellon University will turn its campus into a living laboratory for a Google-funded, multi-university expedition to create a robust platform that will enable Internet-connected sensors, gadgets and buildings to communicate with each other.
HCII Director Anind Dey (right) and Ph.D. student Adrian deFreitas are part of team of CMU researchers leading an initiative to create a robust platform that will enable Internet-connected sensors, gadgets and buildings to communicate with each other. BY Byron Spice - Wed, 2015-07-08 18:08 ...
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CMU's 15-112 is "one of the best CS courses in the country," says Bloomberg Business—it provides 'a solid coding background and insight into software testing and debugging."
This is where the smartest coders cut their teeth
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"Faster" is the byword for the Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center as it makes final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals June 5–6.
"Faster" is the byword for the Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) as it makes final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals June 5–6. The team's four-limbed robot, CHIMP, is capable of performing all eight tasks, ...
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Some people think CMU's motto should be "My Heart is in the Construction Work." Site preparation has begun for construction of the new Tepper Quadrangle on the north side of Forbes Avenue.

The first phase of site prep calls for installation of a concrete utility tunnel in a 28-foot-deep trench across Forbes Avenue in front of the Hillman Center.

Traffic restrictions are coming soon to Forbes Avenue, and changes are coming to the Morewood Gardens parking lot as well. More at: http://tepper.cmu.edu/who-we-are/tepper-quad
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A world leader in computer science research and education. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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Faculty and graduates of the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University have been advancing the field of computer science since 1956.

At its campus in Pittsburgh, the school offers a range of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees. In addition, since 2004 Carnegie Mellon has offered computer science undergraduate degrees at the university’s campus in Doha, Qatar.

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Leadership: SCS is recognized as a leader in all facets of computer science. Among its current and former faculty and alumni, the School of Computer Science claims 12 winners of the A.M. Turing Award, often considered the “Nobel Prize” of the computing world. Through its many research and educational partnerships, SCS faculty exercise daily leadership in the fields of information technology, networking, cybersecurity and robotics.

The Robotics Institute, one of SCS’s seven academic departments, is the world’s largest robotics research and development organization. Its National Robotics Engineering Center, located in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood, works closely with government agencies and industry clients to develop and mature robotic technologies from concept to commercialization.

NREC is at the forefront of designing unmanned robotic vehicles and assistant that can understand and navigate in hostile environments. NREC also creates robotics curricula and software for K-12 and college-level students.

Many SCS faculty conduct research funded by Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute, the recognized world leader in designing safe, dependable software and preventing cyberattacks. In June, the SEI received a five-year contract from DoD, valued at $584 million, to continue its research and educational mission.

Impact: But SCS’s diverse interdisciplinary research and education extends into areas beyond the traditional boundaries of computer science.

The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center—a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh—is mining educational data to develop radical new models of teaching mathematics and language skills to schoolchildren and adults who learned English as a second language. PSLC in 2010 received a five-year, $25 million grant from the NSF to continue its research.

Another interdisciplinary effort is the Entertainment Technology Center, a joint initiative of the School of Computer Science and CMU’s College of Fine Arts that brings together technologists and artists in close collaboration.

Facilities: The School of Computer Science now includes two buildings as innovative as the people who work inside them. In August 2009, work was completed on the new Gates Center for Computer Science and the Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies. Made possible in part by a $20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a $10 million grant from Pittsburgh philanthropists Henry and Elsie Hillman, the Gates and Hillman centers added 200,000 square feet of new office, research and classroom space.

The buildings make maximum use of recyclable building materials and energy saving technologies and recently were awarded gold LEED certification by the U.S. Green Buildings Council.