Entries by Scott Robertson

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 […]

Grad. Seminar (2/2): Henri Casanova, “Simulating HPC Systems and Applications”

Thursday February 2nd, 4:30-5:30pm in POST 126 Speaker: Henri Casanova Title: “Simulating HPC Systems and Applications” Abstract: There is a well-identified problem of (lack of) reproducibility in experimental Computer Science research, and in particular in High Performance Computing (HPC) research.  Running experiments in simulation is one way to lower barriers to reproducibility, and it is used effectively in several areas of […]

Professor Susanne Still Highlighted in Quanta Magazine

Professor Susanne Still’s research on the energy costs of biological computation was mentioned in “How Life (and Death) Spring from Disorder,” in Quanta Magazine. Professor Still’s comments stem from her invited participation at a conference on Statistical Physics, Information Processing and Biology at the Santa Fe Institute.  

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon 2017 — Hawaii

March 10-11, 2017 Mobile App Hackathon, an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program, is designed for attendees interested in coding mobile apps or hacking hardware solutions. Expand your network and industry knowledge while implementing innovative ideas. Prizes range from $500-$2500. “So join us as we hack hardware, build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes […]