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Monday, May 13, 2019

Chang Ge, Ihab Ilyas, Xi He and Ashwin Machanavajjhala develop new system that offers protection against data breaches

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Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD candidate Chang Ge, Professors Ihab Ilyas and Xi He, and their colleague Professor Ashwin Machanavajjhala at Duke University 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Speeding up a blockchain to meet real-world speeds and needs

photo of Professor Srinivasan Keshav, PhD candidate Christian Gorenflo, Professor Lukasz Golab

Blockchain technology creates digital ledgers that record sequential exchanges of information, commonly called transactions. To improve performance, transactions are batched into blocks before they are added to the ledger. Each new block contains a hash value which, like a mugshot, acts as an identifier and proof of the previous state of the ledger.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Alireza Heidari, Ihab Ilyas and international colleagues develop new AI tool able to better identify bad data

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PhD student Alireza Heidari and Professor Ihab Ilyas at the Cheriton School of Computer Science along with international colleagues have developed a novel tool to manage the quality of your data. Called HoloClean, this revolutionary tool is the first to use artificial intelligence to sift out dirty data and correct errors before processing it.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Professor Kate Larson appointed University Research Chair

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Professor Kate Larson has been appointed a University Research Chair in recognition of her outstanding research contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. Waterloo’s designation of University Research Chair recognizes exceptional achievement of faculty and their pre-eminence in a field of knowledge.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Team of computer science students win inaugural Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award

Photo of Pat Martinson, Jason Williamson, Bing Xu Hu and Rebecca Brown

A team of three computer science students has won the Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award for its entry in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium, an exhibition in which final-year students develop new products and practical solutions to problems across a variety of indu

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