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...
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.
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!
"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.
Postdoctoral Fellow Charalampos "Babis" Tsourakakis' joint work with Professor Michael Mitzenmacher "Predicting Signed Edges with O(n logn) Queries" has been accepted to the 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, to be held ...
CRCS Postdoctoral Fellow Charalampos "Babis" Tsourakakis has accepted a position as a faculty member at Boston University. Dr. Tsourakakis will begin in fall 2016. Congratulations and good luck to Babis!