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Postdoc Nisarg Shah Awarded 2016 IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award

May 1, 2017

CRCS Postdoc Nisarg Shah was awarded the 2016 IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation entitled "Optimal Social Decision Making."

Abstract: How can computers help ordinary people make collective decisions about real-life dilemmas, like which restaurant to go to with friends, or even how to divide an inheritance? In this talk, I will present an optimization-driven approach that draws on ideas from AI, theoretical computer science, and economic theory, and illustrate it through my research in computational social… Read more about Postdoc Nisarg Shah Awarded 2016 IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award

Paper Co-Authored by CRCS Postdoc Thomas Pasquier Wins University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory's Paper of the Year Award

April 6, 2017

A paper co-authored by CRCS Postdoc Thomas Pasquier has been awarded the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory's Paper of the Year Award! The winning paper is "Big Ideas Paper: Policy-Driven Middleware for a Legally-Compliant Internet of Things," by Jatinder Singh, Thomas F. J.-M. Pasquier, Jean Bacon, Julia Powles, Raluca Diaconu, and David Eyers. 

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Internet of Things (IoT) applications, systems and services are subject to law. We argue that for the IoT to develop… Read more about Paper Co-Authored by CRCS Postdoc Thomas Pasquier Wins University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory's Paper of the Year Award

CRCS Postdocs Escape from Zombie with Five Minutes to Spare!

January 19, 2017

CRCS Postdocs took a trip to "Escape the Room" Somerville, where they puzzled their way out of a hungry zombie's lair with five minutes and two seconds to spare! You can hardly blame the zombie for trying...that's a lot of brains in one room!

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Paper by Postdoc Thomas Pasquier to be Presented at ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2016

December 12, 2016

"Policy-Driven Middleware for a Legally-Compliant Internet of Things," on which Postdoc Thomas Pasquier is a co-author, will be presented at the annual ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware Conference in Trento, Italy on December 12-15, 2016. The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed system platforms and architectures for computing, storage, and communication environments. 

Policy-Driven Middleware for a Legally-Compliant Internet of… Read more about Paper by Postdoc Thomas Pasquier to be Presented at ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2016