News archive - October 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

594 students confer today

Dan Brown leads the Commencement procession

Today the Faculty of Mathematics adds 594 alumni for a total of 39,476 in 106 countries. This includes:

Friday, October 26, 2018

Mike Schaekermann, Joslin Goh, Kate Larson and Edith Law win best paper award at CSCW 18

Mike Schaekermann, Kate Larson and Edith Law

Computer science doctoral student Mike Schaekermann, Dr. Joslin Goh and Schaekermann’s cosupervisors, Professors Kate Larson and Edith Law, have received a best paper award at CSCW 18, the 21stACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.

Monday, October 22, 2018

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

Maura Grossman and Gord 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.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Constant-time quantum computers more powerful than classical counterparts

Graphic showing the circuit width depth

Written by Institute for Quantum Computing staff

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan receives CANARIE Award to support surface water research

Don Cowan

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan has received a CANARIE Award to expand iEnvironment++, a software platform that supports environmental science and engineering research on surface water. CANARIE, a component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, yesterday announced 20 successful recipients of its research software funding call.

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