|Emory CS is Hiring Faculty for 2022!|
|Published Date: 2021-12-31|
The Emory Computer Science Department has tenure track and lecture track faculty openings for 2022. Our tenure track search is in Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems, Data Centric Computing, Exascale Systems, Human Centered Computing, Social Impact Computing and related areas. Please let us know if you are interested in more details (firstname.lastname@example.org). The ads are also available here (Tenure Track Faculty) and here (Lecture Track Faculty).
|Emory students advance artificial intelligence with a bot that aims to serve humanity|
|Published Date: 2021-08-24|
A team of six Emory computer science students have developed a chatbot capable of making logical inferences that aims to hold deeper, more nuanced conversations with humans than have previously been possible. Christened "Emora," the chatbot has been designed to help first-year college students navigate a new way of life. Click HERE for the full article!
|Deja Vu: Emory team finalists again in Amazon Alexa Prize competition|
|Published Date: 2021-07-21|
A team of six Emory CS students has reached the final round for Amazon's Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge, a global competition among universities to create a chatbot that advances the field of artificial intelligence. The winner of the 2021 challenge will be announced in mid-August. The Emory University team won first prize in 2020.
The Emory team is headed by graduate students Sarah Finch and James Finch, along with faculty advisor Jinho Choi, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Sciences. This year's team is a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in dialogue systems and natural language processing. They are excited to bring the next iteration of Emora to life, putting in place new ideas and strategies that build on top of their efforts that led them to win last year’s Alexa Prize.
Let's wish them luck as they compete in the final round! The entire article can be found here
|Dr. Carl Yang and Collaborators Win Best Paper Award|
|Published Date: 2020-11-19|
A joint work between Dr. Carl Yang, Mr. Jieyu Zhang, and Dr. Jiawei Han received the Best Paper Award at ICDM 2020. The paper received the best ratings by reviewers and was chosen by the Awards Committee as the Best Paper submitted out of 930 submissions.
Congratulations, Dr. Yang!
The paper can be read at http://jiyang3.web.engr.illinois.edu/files/taxogan.pdf
View more information about ICDM at http://icdm2020.bigke.org/
|Karimi and Vigfusson Win Distinguished Artifact Award at USENIX OSDI 2020|
|Published Date: 2020-11-04|
Emory PhD Student Reza Karimi and his advisor, Prof. Vigfusson, received the award at the premier systems conference on Operating Systems Design and Implementation for their work on Clockwork. Clockwork is an open-source system that makes hosted deep neural network inferences over GPUs significantly more performant than the state-of-the-art. The work is a collaboration with a team of researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany.
Read more at https://simbiosys.mathcs.emory.edu/projects/clockwork