Recent computer science PhD graduate and postdoctoral fellow Andrew Kane, MMath graduate Dallas Fraser, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Frank Tompa have received the best paper award at DocEng 2018, the 18th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering.
by Ivana Kajić, WiCS member and PhD student in computer science at the University of Waterloo, working in the Computational Neuroscience Research Group
Programming can help students achieve more in their studies and allow faculty and staff to make light of repetitive and routine tasks, but many shy away from programming because learning to code can seem daunting.
The 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), held this year in Tsukuba, Japan, is an annual competitive programming competition for secondary school students and consists of two days of computer programming and algorithmic problem-solving.
Joey Yu, a graduate of Thornhill Secondary School and now a first-year student in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, finished 26th in the gruelling contest, earning a gold medal.
Recent computer science master’s graduate Aayush Rajasekaran, along with his supervisor Professor Jeffrey Shallit and Professors Parthasarathy Madhusudan of the University of Illinois and Dirk Nowotka of Kiel University in Germany, have received the EATCS Best Paper Award at MFCS 2018, 43rd
One often-heard complaint is that academics labour away in their ivory towers, divorced from happenings in the real world. A few years ago, Professor Semih Salihoglu of the Data Systems Group at the University of Waterloo's Cheriton School of Computer Science noticed exactly this for graph processing.