On September 19, the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science hosted it's annual research symposium in the Davis Centre.
28 graduate students, including those who were awarded Cheriton scholarships displayed their research posters in the great hall. Two prizes are awarded to the best posters present at the symposium. The first prize winner is awarded $300 and $200 goes to the second prize winner.
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD candidate, FathiyehFaghih (BorzooBonakdarpour), has been awarded the best student paper for her work on "SMT-based Synthesis of Distributed Self-stabilizing Protocols", at the 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS '14), in Paderborn, Germany.
MMath candidate Shiyun Yang (supervised by Arne Storjohann) was awarded a Distinguished Student Author Award last week at the International Symposium of Symbolic and Algebraic Computing (ISSAC), for her paper Linear Independence Oracles and Applications to Rectangular and Low Rank Linear Systems.
Shiyun Yang has just completed her MMath thesis and is a member of the