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Kevin Skadron, Mircea Stan, Westley Weimer and Ahmed Abbasi receive $875,000 from NSF

EN-CS XPS:FULL: New Abstractions and Applications for Automata Computing

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As society collects more and more data about the world around us, and digitizes more and more artifacts, “big data” promises unparalleled potential, but also poses new and unique computational challenges. 216 more words

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John Stankovic receives $425,000 from NSF

CPS: Breakthrough: Wearables With Feedback Control

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Recently there is an increasing availability of smart wearables including smart watches, bands, buttons and pendants. Many of these devices are part of human-in-the-loop Cyber Physical Systems (CPS). 374 more words

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Yanjun (Jane) Qi, David Evans and Wes Weimer receive $494,884 from NSF

TWC: Small: Automatic Techniques for Evaluating and Hardening Machine Learning Classifiers in the Presence of Adversaries

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New security exploits emerge far faster than manual analysts can analyze them, driving growing interest in automated machine learning tools for computer security. 214 more words

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Connelly Barnes, Baishakhi Ray and Westley Weimer receive $450,000 from NSF

Translating Compilers for Visual Computing in Dynamic Languages

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This collaborative project is developing technologies to enable students, scientists, and other non-expert developers to use computer languages that facilitate rapid prototyping, and yet still automatically convert such programs to have high performance. 352 more words

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Mark Sherriff receives $104,173 from NSF

Collaborative Research:Transforming Computer Science Education Research Through Use of Appropriate Empirical Research

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The significance and importance of this project resides in its focus on increasing the value and effectiveness of Computer Science Education (CSEd) by providing computer science educators with the tools and the mentoring necessary to properly evaluate novel teaching methods. 269 more words

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