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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

John Brzozowski, Lila Kari, Bai Li and Marek Szykuła win Sheng Yu Award at CIAA 2018

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Professors John Brzozowski and Lila Kari, Bai Li (BCS 2017) and their colleague Marek Szykuła from the University of Wrocław in Poland have received the Sheng Yu Award for best paper at CIAA 2018, the 23rd International Conference on Implementation and Applications of Automata.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Joseph Haraldson wins ACM SIGSAM Distinguished Student Author Award at ISSAC ‘18

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PhD candidate Joseph Haraldson, with coauthors Professors Mark Giesbrecht and George Labahn, has won the Distinguished Student Author Award at ISSAC 2018, the 43rd International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Top Canadian students enter Waterloo STEM programs on scholarship

Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients

Schulich Leaders are excited to grow their entrepreneurial skills at Canada’s most innovative university

Four first-year students finding their way to campus this September will be doing so with an extra spring in their step — one worth between $80,000 and $100,000.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Getting your TV to better understand you

Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University of Maryland have collaborated with the Comcast Applied AI Research Lab to improve the voice query understanding capabilities of the Comcast Xfinity X1 entertainment platform.