PhD student Alireza Heidari and Professor Ihab Ilyas at the Cheriton School of Computer Science along with international colleagues have developed a novel tool to manage the quality of your data. Called HoloClean, this revolutionary tool is the first to use artificial intelligence to sift out dirty data and correct errors before processing it.
It is with profound sadness that we announce that our friend and colleague, Ric Holt, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2019 at the age of 78. The following in memoriam was written by Marie Holt, Ric’s wife.
Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor and University Research Chair Lila Kari has spearheaded the development of a software tool that can provide conclusive answers to some of the most fascinating questions in evolutionary biology.
Professor Kate Larson has been appointed a University Research Chair in recognition of her outstanding research contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. Waterloo’s designation of University Research Chair recognizes exceptional achievement of faculty and their pre-eminence in a field of knowledge.
PhD candidate John Harris won third place at the Velocity Graduate Student Fund finals, a contest in which graduate students competed for an opportunity to win funds to help them develop their research projects into businesses.
Ever wonder why people seem to be ignoring your emails?
The first formalized study of email deferral in the workplace, conducted by a Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD candidate, outlines the primary reasons people tend to put off responding to online correspondence.
On March 28, 2019, final-year computer science and software engineering students gathered in the Davis Centre’s Great Hall to participate in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium.
Computer science PhD candidates Ahmed Alquraan and Nik Unger have each received one of the six 2019 Huawei Prizes for Best Research Paper by a Mathematics Graduate Student. The award recognizes the impact of the respective student’s research and each comes with a prize of $4,000.