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27th IPP Symposium slated for May 3

In the spring and fall, the CS Department's Industrial Partners Program sponsors a day-long symposium. Employees of member companies are invited to join CS faculty and students at the event. Member companies are: Compaq, EMC, Foxboro, GTECH, IBM, InterTrust, Latitude, MERL, Microsoft Research and Sun. The spring event will be hosted by Professor Michael Black on the topic "Vision-Based User Interfaces." Six distinguished speakers will give talks throughout the day. To see the schedule and abstracts, and to learn more about our Industrial Partners Program, please check out our website.

Abstract for symposium:

The combination of advances ...

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Laidlaw awarded NSF CAREER grant

We're delighted to report that Assistant Professor David Laidlaw has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant, that agency's most prestigious award for junior faculty. `The CAREER program,' NSF says, `recognizes and supports the early career development of those faculty members ... most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.' CAREER awardees are selected `on the basis of creative, integrative, and effective research and education career development plans that build a firm foundation for a lifetime of integrated contributions to research and education.'

David's work under this grant will focus on shape modeling and its applications ...

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