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Alex Zelikovsky named as a Distinguished University Professor

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Congratulations Alex Zelikovsky of the Department of Computer Science named Distinguished University Professor in recognition of his outstanding work in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Alex Zelikovsky’s research areas include discrete algorithms, VLSI CAD, combinatorial optimization, computational geometry, … Continue reading

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National Day of Civic Hacking

The first National Day of Civic Hacking is June 1 and 2, 2013.  The event allows for civic hackers to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data with the common goal of improving ones community through technology.  Examples of … Continue reading

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New Computer Science Books

Interested in reading the latest computer science books?  Check out these two new electronic books: On Computing: the Fourth Great Scientific Domain, by Paul S. Rosenbloom, proposes that computing is a great scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, … Continue reading

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IEEE Xplore not just for Computer Science

While IEEE Xplore is a resource mainly used by Computer Science, it is also a great resource for information on technical devices including those used in neuroscience, business, health, genetics, biomedical and physics. IEEE Xplore describes itself as a powerful online resource … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity for Female Computer Scientists

Interested in open source software?  Consider applying for the FOSS Outreach Program for Women.  This program offers $5000 for 3 months of remote work on a specific software project.  Projects include Mozilla, OpenStack, Fedora and more.  This initiative is organized … Continue reading

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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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Springer Images – Scientific photos, graphs, histograms, figures, and tables.

Springer launched SpringerImages, a collection of 1.6 million scientific, technological, and medical images including photos, tables and figures, charts, graphs, histograms, and other illustrations. It includes images from Springer publications and a small but growing collection of open access images. … Continue reading

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Hot Release! 2008 Journal Citation Reports!

The 2008 edition of Journal Citation Reports has just been released today, June 19, 2009.  The 2008 edition includes: 350+ titles with their first ever Journal Impact Factor Five Year Impact Factors and Eigenfactor™ Metrics You can browse by subject … Continue reading

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Recipe for Disaster: The Formula That Killed Wall Street

“A year ago, it was hardly unthinkable that a math wizard like David X. Li might someday earn a Nobel Prize. After all, financial economists—even Wall Street quants—have received the Nobel in economics before, and Li’s work on measuring risk … Continue reading

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Top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ score

Eigenfactor™ and Article Influence™ are two new metrics to assess a journal’s prestige. They have been included in the Journal Citation Reports and are searchable from eigenfactor.org. See the top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ … Continue reading

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