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Postdoctoral Fellow Berk Ustun has Paper Accepted at International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2018)

April 2, 2018

CRCS Postdoctoral Fellow Berk Ustun has had a paper accepted at the International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2018). This is Ustun's first paper published in conjunction with his collaborators at Harvard. Congratulations, Berk!

On the Direction of Discrimination: An Information-Theoretic Analysis of Disparate Impact in Machine Learning. Hao Wang, Berk Ustun, and Flavio P. Calmon. ISIT 2018. ...

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Takis Metaxas Named Faculty Director of the Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellesley College

April 1, 2018

CRCS Affiliate Takis Metaxas has been named the Faculty Director of the Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellesley College.

Metaxas is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Web Conference's alternative track on "Journalism, Misinformation, and Fact Checking," to be held in Lyon, France, on April 23rd...

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Workshop on Privacy Tools for Data Sharing

December 11, 2017

Please join CRCS on Monday, December 11th, 2017, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST, for a workshop on "Privacy Tools for Data Sharing: Lessons Learned and Directions Forward." 

Spring 2018 marks the end of an interdisciplinary, 5-year NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontier Project “Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data” at Harvard University. This one-day workshop will bring past and present project participants together with potential users of privacy tools from academia, government, and industry to examine the goals and accomplishments of the project (including...

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Hiring Undergraduate Researchers!

August 24, 2017

CRCS has (paid) research opportunities available for undergraduate students interested in computational research that serves public interest. The different positions listed in the link below have differing skill requirements, although most of them require some programming and data analysis expertise. 

We are looking for student who are eager to participate in term-time research alongside faculty or postdoctoral fellows, for up to 15 hours per week. We will provide skill-building workshops twice a month (and we’ll feed you!). We will schedule these to accommodate...

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