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Salomon Award to Cetintemel and Jannotti

Profs. Ugur Cetintemel and John Jannotti have been selected to receive one of Brown's highly competitive Salomon Awards. The $24,000 grant will support work on autonomous sensing and actuation applications. These applications will use sensors to observe the world around them and process the data they gather to reach conclusions and make decisions, and use actuators to affect the world on the basis of those decisions, all potentially without any human involvement.

Autonomous applications significantly extend the scope of today's sensor networks, which are used primarily to ease data collection for offline analysis by humans. The goal ...

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Byte This!


top row l to r :

Shashank Ramaprasad, Matt Wronka, Dana Tenneson, Dan Acevedo Feliz, John Jannotti, Melih Bitim, Nesime Tatbul

bottow row l to r: Alex Zgolinski, Ivan Dotú, Pascal Van Hentenryck, Ugur Cetintemel, Yanif Ahmad

During the weekend of November 20/21, ByteSoccer successfully defended its middle-division intramural soccer championship.

Anchored by veterans Dan Acevedo, Yanif Ahmad, Melih Bitim and Ugur Cetintemel, ByteSoccer posted a 5-1 regular season record and claimed the #2 seed for the playoffs. Because of scheduling isisues, ByteSoccer had to play games on consecutive days. In addition, they had to do so without one of ...

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Brown Undergrads Receive Awards from CRA

Three Brown CS undergraduates have received Outstanding Undergraduate Awards the Computing Research Association's (CRA) annual competition. Pawel Wrotek '05 was selected as a Finalist in this competition, and Sarah Bell '05 and Michael Tschantz '05 received Honorable Mention.

In its email announcing these awards, the CRA says, "This year's nominees were a very impressive group. A number of them were commended for significant contributions to more than one research project, several were authors or coauthors on multiple papers, others had made presentations at major conferences, and some had produced software artifacts that were in successful use. It ...

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