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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 new online resource from CMU will help people find the perfect rental property by using tools such as a machine learning algorithm that can estimate utility costs based not only on the housing unit itself, but on the renter’s lifestyle.
A new online resource from Carnegie Mellon University seeks to help people find the perfect rental property by using tools such as a machine learning algorithm that can estimate utility costs based not only on the housing unit itself but on the renter's lifestyle. The free service, EDigs, ...
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Three of the four poker pros playing Heads-up No-limit Texas Hold'em against CMU's Claudico ended the 80,000-hand tournament with more chips than the computer.

But statistically, says Tuomas Sandholm, the CMU professor of computer science who led Claudico's development, it was a tie, and the results of the experiment would seem to be inconclusive. Still, he says, "it would have been no shame for Claudico to lose to a set of such talented pros, so even pulling off a statistical tie with them is a tremendous achievement." #brainsvsai
Four of the world's best players of heads-up no-limit Texas Hold'em amassed more poker chips than the Carnegie Mellon University artificial intelligence program called Claudico as they collectively played 80000 hands of poker in a two-week competition that concluded today at Rivers Casino.
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NASA's Small Business Technology Transfer program has awarded $375,000 in contracts to Astrobotic Technology and CMU to develop sensing and navigation technologies for finding minerals and other resources on the moon, Mars, and other planetary bodies.
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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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This month, 25 rescue robots will compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, including CMU's CHIMP. Here's more from Popular Science.
He's one of 25 robots competing in DARPA's Robotic Challenge this month
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Reddit users compiled a list of "35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime." According to this article from Business Insider, No. 3 is "The Last Lecture" by the late Randy Pausch (CS'88) and Jeffrey Zaslow (DC'80).
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Congratulations to Emma Brunskill, assistant professor of computer science, who has been named to the Navy's Young Investigator Program—one of the oldest and most selective scientific research advancement programs in the country.
The Department of the Navy has named Emma Brunskill, assistant professor of computer science, one of 36 recipients of its 2015 Young Investigator Program — one of the oldest and most selective scientific research advancement programs in the country. Brunskill was awarded $510000 to support her ...
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"This is quite possibly the highest-quality poker ever seen," said Tuomas Sandholm, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon who has led development of Claudico.

"I have been extremely impressed by the pros' ability to improve and adjust their game no matter what curve balls Claudico has thrown at them." #BrainsvsAI
Halfway through the "Brains Vs. AI" poker competition, the "brains" have a lead over CMU's artificial intelligence program, Claudico. Pros Jason Les, Doug Polk, Bjorn Li and Dong Kim are show with Professor Tuomas Sandholm above. BY Ken Walters (Carnegie Mellon) and Emily Watts (Rivers Casino) ...
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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.