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New CMU Book on Women “Kicking Butt in Computer Science”

Feb 16, 2016 |

A new book – Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University – contends changing the culture of computer science departments is the critical element in attracting more women to computer science and helping them succeed. Curriculum changes are not enough. Indeed, a cultural makeover at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Read more…

CMU and Boeing Establish Aerospace Data Analytics Lab

Oct 1, 2015 |

Carnegie Mellon University and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) announced plans today to establish the Boeing/Carnegie Mellon Aerospace Data Analytics Lab, a new academic research initiative that will leverage the university’s leadership in machine learning, language technologies and data analytics. This is more evidence of the collision between big data and HPC spurring academic-industry collaboration. Read more…

CMU’s Claudico Goes All-In Against World-Class Poker Pros

May 1, 2015 |

Last Friday (April 24), the “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” competition kicked-off at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, exactly halfway through the event, computer program “Claudico,” a joint effort between the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Carnegie Mellon, has played over 40,000 hands of No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker against four of the game’s professionals. The Read more…

The Week in Review

Oct 21, 2010 |

Carnegie Mellon University researchers develop a powerful algorithm for solving systems of linear equations faster than ever before; and the University of Queensland deploys SGI half-rack server to advance a wide variety of technical computing applications. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.