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ICML 2022 Accepted Papers

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July 27, 2022

This year marks the thirty-ninth International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).  Supported by the International Machine Learning Society, ICML is one of the biggest, and most prestigious, academic conferences for artificial intelli...

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Vincent Wong Receives $1.5 Million in DND/CAF Funding

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July 22, 2022

UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor, ICICS member, and CAIDA member Dr. Vincent Wong has recently received $1.5 million in funding from the Canadian Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces for a project...

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Dr. Sudip Shekhar Awarded Schmidt Science Polymaths Grant

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July 22, 2022

Schmidt Futures has recently announced ten new recipients of the Schmidt Science Polymaths award.  Among them is UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor, ICICS member, and CAIDA member: Dr. Sudip Shekhar. The award pr...

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CAIDA Members Awarded $2.2 Million in NSERC Research Grants

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July 14, 2022

19 of CAIDA’s Members have been successful during the 2022 NSERC Research Grants Competition, totalling over 2.2 million dollars in total research funding.  CAIDA’s recipients span 4 different departments: Computer Science, Electrical an...

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AI Tools for Writing: What do Professional Writers Really Want?

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July 8, 2022

As artificial intelligence tools continue to be developed and improved, its progress is also matched with questioning which tools are wanted and needed versus the importance of humans carrying out the work without the use of AI. AI-assis...

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Dr. Chen Greif named 2022 SIAM Fellow

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July 7, 2022

Dr. Chen Greif is one of 26 international scholars who were elected as SIAM Fellows in 2022.  The award recognizes outstanding members of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for their distinguished contribution to t...

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Dr. Karon MacLean Appointed CRC Chair

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July 7, 2022

Dr. Karon MacLean has been appointed as a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Interactive Human Systems Design, Tier 1 (senior) from the Canada Research Chairs program during the 2022 CRC appointments. Dr. Karon MacLean is a professor in the...

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Dr. Alla Sheffer Named ACM Fellow

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July 7, 2022

Dr. Alla Sheffer’s exceptional contributions in computer graphics research have been recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) through her appointment as the sole Canadian representative of the 71 named ACM Fellows for ...

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Dr. Gujarati wins Best Paper at QRS 2021

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July 7, 2022

UBC was well represented at the 21st IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security (QRS 2021).  Dr. Arpan Gujarati and colleagues were awarded the Best Paper Award for their paper on machine learning reliab...

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18 CAIDA Members Among the World's Top 2 Percent of Most-Cited Scientists

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July 6, 2022

25 researchers in UBC’s computer science department have been included in Stanford’s list of top 2% most-cited scientists.  The Stanford ranking is based on the bibliometric information (citation metrics) contained in the Scopus database...

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