A common early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease is difficulty remembering recent events, but as the disease progresses it affects an increasingly larger sphere of a person’s life.
The University of Waterloo and York University have been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past.
Ihab Ilyas, professor and the Thomson Reuters–funded Research Chair in Data Cleaning from Theory to Practice at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, has been elected vice-chair of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD). The four-year position begins July 1, 2017.
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At a time when the technology industry is struggling with gender equity in its workforce, the number of women in the University of Waterloo’s computer science program is showing a steady increase.
Professor Peter Forsyth received the honour of Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo at the spring 2017 convocation ceremony.
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