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Monday, October 22, 2018

Virginia first state to use technology-assisted review to classify publicly released Kaine Administration emails

Research Professor Maura Grossman and Professor Gordon Cormack

Technology-assisted review (TAR) — an automated process used to select and prioritize documents for review, pioneered by Research Professor Maura Grossman and Professor Gordon Cormack — was used for the first time by a state archive to classify emails from the administration of former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine for release to the public.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Dallas Fraser, Andrew Kane and Frank Tompa win best paper award at DocEng 2018

photo of Andrew Kane, Dallas Fraser, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Frank Tompa

Recent computer science PhD graduate and postdoctoral fellow Andrew Kane, MMath graduate Dallas Fraser, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Frank Tompa have received the best paper award at DocEng 2018, the 18th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

TAR allows timely pre-confirmation review of Kavanaugh documents

photo of Maura Grossman

As Judge Brett Kavanaugh faces the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, debate rages on Capitol Hill if sufficient time is available for senators to substantially review the 42,000 documents released the night before his hearing was scheduled to begin concerning his time in the George W. Bush White House.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Professor David Toman promoted to full professor

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is pleased to announce that Professor David Toman has been promoted to full professor effective July 1, 2018.

“Congratulations to David,” said Dan Brown, Director of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. “This much-deserved promotion highlights the excellent contributions he has made in teaching and research, and we all celebrate this important milestone with him.”

Professor David Toman

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Professor Tamer Özsu named 2018 Cheriton Faculty Fellow

Professor Tamer Özsu of the Data Systems Group, along with Professor Ed Lank of the Human-Computer Interation Group, have been named 2018 David R. Cheriton Faculty Fellows, positions they will hold until 2021. These prestigious three-year fellowships support the work of leading faculty members in the School of Computer Science and are made possible through the David R. Cheriton Endowment for Excellence in Computer Science.

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