Entries by Scott Robertson

Dr. Kim Binsted Talks Mars at The President’s Series on Hawai‘i Island

What Will It Be Like to Live on Mars? Planning for Human Exploration of Space On April 5, ICS Professor Kim Binsted will discuss the HI-SEAS (Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) project as part of The President’s Series on Hawai‘i Island.   HI-SEAS is an analog habitat for human spaceflight to Mars, located on an isolated […]

ICS Lunch and Seminar Series: John Iacono on 3/16

Thursday, March 16, 12:00pm, POST318B (ICSpace) Subquadratic Algorithms for Algebraic Generations of 3SUM John Iacono Professor, Computer Science and Engineering NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Abstract: The 3SUM problem asks if an input n-set of real numbers contains a triple whose sum is zero. We consider the 3POL problem, a natural generalization of 3SUM where we […]

ICS Students Win Big at AT&T Hackathon

ICS students and alumni swept almost all categories, including the Grand Prize, at the 2017 UH-AT&T Hackathon. Grand Prize – Overall, Entertainment/Gaming 1st Place Clay Nakamura (ICS) for DJ Reddit, a stuffed animal outfitted with a Raspberry PI and small speakers. DJ Reddit uses the Reddit API to download and play newly posted songs from /r/listentothis. Entertainment/Gaming 2nd Place […]

Lee Altenberg Publishes in PNAS

  Altenberg, L., Liberman, U., and Feldman, M.W. 2017. A Unified Reduction Principle for the Evolution of Mutation, Migration, and Recombination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Early edition: March 6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619655114.   Abstract: Modifier-gene models for the evolution of genetic information transmission between generations of organisms exhibit the reduction principle: Selection favors […]