David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

The Cheriton School of Computer Science is named for David R. Cheriton, who earned his PhD in Computer Science in 1978, and made a transformational gift to the school in 2005. It has become the largest academic concentration of Computer Science researchers in Canada.  

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  1. Jan. 25, 2023Cheriton School of Computer Science data systems researchers receive 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award
    photo of Ken Salem, Mushi Wang and Semih Salihoglu

    Cheriton students Jeremy Chen, Yuqing Huang and Mushi Wang and Professors Semih Salihoğlu and Ken Salem have received a 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award for their paper “Accurate summary-based cardinality estimation through the lens of cardinality estimation graphs.” No stranger to scholarly recognition, this research earlier received the Best Experiment, Analysis and Benchmark Award at VLDB 2022, the 48th International Conference on Very Large Databases, where it was presented originally.

  2. Jan. 19, 2023CS alum and start-up founder Ian MacKinnon giving inaugural talk at Math Innovation Office’s Entrepreneurship and Impact Series
    image depicting the Entrepreneurship and Impact Series

    Computer Science alumnus and start-up founder Ian MacKinnon is visiting campus for an “Ask Me Anything” session on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., kicking off the first in a new Entrepreneurship and Impact Series from the Math Innovation Office.

  3. Jan. 17, 2023Jimmy Lin named a 2022 ACM Fellow
    photo of Professor Jimmy Lin in Hawaii

    Professor Jimmy Lin has been named a 2022 ACM Fellow for his contributions to question answering, information retrieval, and natural language processing.

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  1. Jan. 31, 2023Software Engineering Tech Talk • Software Architecture as Leverage in Large-scale Systems

    Steven Jeromy Carriere
    Senior Vice President, Engineering, Datadog

    “Scale” is a complex notion that encompasses some easy-ish-to-measure factors such as the resource footprint or transaction rate of a system, but also substantially more subtle considerations such as service dependencies that influence the cost of making changes and team behaviors that affect how long it takes to resolve a production issue.

  2. Feb. 1, 2023DSG Seminar Series • The Getting of Knowledge: Search and the Global Information Ecology

    Please note: This seminar will take place in DC 1302 and virtually over Zoom.

    Justin Zobel, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor
    Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate & International Research
    School of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne

  3. Feb. 1, 2023PhD Seminar • Artificial Intelligence • Few-Shot Non-Parametric Learning with Deep Latent Variable Model

    Please note: This PhD seminar will take place online.

    Zhiying Jiang, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Jimmy Lin

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