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  1. May 21, 2019 Making AI more human is key to widespread acceptanceFemale interacting with robot

    The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent (AI) agents lies in their ability to display human-like emotions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

  2. May 15, 2019Three students nominated for the Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial AwardKevin Hyun

    Congratulations to the three students nominated for the Jessie W.H.

  3. May 13, 2019New system offers protection against data breaches Data privacy

    Researchers have developed a system that allows data owners to regulate how much of their privacy may be breached when personal information is being analyzed. 

    The novel system, APEx, also lessens the burden on data scientists who traditionally have had to compromise the accuracy of their analysis in order to give their clients certain privacy guarantees.

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  1. May 27, 2019Waterloo Mathematics Networking Reception in CalgaryU of C entrance photo

    Join us and fellow Math alumni for a cold drink and appetizers at the University of Calgary. Professor Stefan Steiner, Chair of Statistics & Actuarial Science, will share exciting updates from the Faculty and Waterloo.

  2. May 29, 2019 Building a Canadian Startup in CaliforniaDesk scape

  3. June 1, 2019Mathematics Alumni Weekendon the shoulders of giants picture

    On the Shoulders of Giants 

    Celebrating our Past, Building our Future
    Mathematicians and computer scientists of today build on the knowledge and discoveries made by those who have come before them. Two such giants in the field were Professor William Tutte and J. Wesley Graham. 

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