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September 17, 2014

Want to be an entrepreneur? Don’t go to Wharton or Harvard. Instead, grab your surfboard and head to UC Santa Barbara....

Click to see full article at Forbes.com

September 16, 2014

Eucalyptus Systems, which was started in 2009 by Professor Rich Wolski, UCSB Computer Science researchers Chris Grzegorczyk, Daniel Nurmi, Graziano Obertelli, Neil Soman, Dmitrii Zagorodnov, and local entrepreneur Woody Rollins, has agreed to be acquired by Hewlett Packard.

September 9, 2014

UCSB Professor Divy Agrawal was a featured keynote speaker at the 40th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2014) in Hangzhou, China. The keynote address was structured as a joint talk comprising an industrial and academic speaker. The industrial speaker with Dr. Agrawal was Dr. Shivakumar Venkataraman, Vice President of Advertising Infrastructures from Google. The two of them spoke on the topic of datacenters as a new architecture from an engineering perspective and from a database research perspective.

September 9, 2014

Buggy software is as annoying as it is a waste of both time and money. With more web-based software being downloaded into more devices every day — as opposed to native software dedicated to specific machines — the potential for stalls and diminished functionality grows. Additionally, bugs can leave devices vulnerable to security breaches. And, they’re just aggravating.

August 28, 2014

UC Santa Barbara computer science professor Matthew Turk has been elected Fellow by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). He is cited by IAPR for his "contributions to computer vision and vision-based interaction."

Turk was chosen from a select group of IAPR members: Only .25 percent of the organization’s membership is eligible for election to Fellow in any given two-year period. He received his award at a ceremony of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Stockholm, Sweden.

August 26, 2014

Professors Matthew Turk and Tobias Höllerer of the Four Eyes Lab were awarded a $477,428 National Science Foundation grant for a project titled "Crowd-Sourcing the World: Scalable Methods for Dynamic Structure from Motion.

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Events

October 17, 2014 - 10:30am
Christos H. Papadimitriou
October 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Mehmet Sabır Kiraz, Mathematical and Computational Sciences Lab TUBITAK BILGEM, Turkey
August 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Jaewoo Seo, Weta Digital
August 18, 2014 - 10:00am