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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Constant-time quantum computers more powerful than classical counterparts

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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.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Getting your TV to understand you better

Person in front of a screen with static

New research out of the University of Waterloo has found a way to improve the voice query understanding capabilities of home entertainment platforms.

The research, in collaboration with the University of Maryland and Comcast Applied AI Research Lab, uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to achieve the most natural speech-based interactions with TVs to date. 

Friday, August 24, 2018

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

Joseph Haraldson

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. The annual symposium was held this year at the CUNY Graduate Center and Courant Institute/NYU in New York from July 16–19, 2018.

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