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September 18, 2018

CS Professor Elizabeth Belding is the Principal Investigator of a recent $2 Million, three year NSF grant titled "PuebloConnect: Expanding Internet Access and Content Relevance in Tribal Communities".  The project is a collaboration with Marisa Duarte (Arizona State), Morgan Vigil-Hayes (Northern Arizona University), Ellen Zegura (Georgia Tech) and Jennifer Nevarez (Community Learning Network).  Prof. Vigil-Hayes is a 2017 Ph.D. graduate of UCSB, who worked in Prof. Belding’s research group.

November 6, 2018

UCSB NLP Group receives a generous gift from Tencent AI Lab to work on "Cross-Lingual and Open-World Task-Oriented Dialogue Schema Induction and Generation". This builds on their previous Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Gift Fund project "XL-NBT: A Cross-lingual Neural Belief Tracking Framework", led by UCSB NLP Group PhD student Wenhu Chen. 
 

November 1, 2018

Intel AI has agreed to donate a new gift funding of $200,000 via its Corporate Research Council (CRC) to support our Natural Language Processing research (nlp.cs.ucsb.edu) at UCSB's Computer Science Department. The Intel Faculty Grants include two projects for $100K each.

October 31, 2018

UCSB Computer Science alumnus, Gianluca Strnghini, currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University, received Best Paper award at IMC 2018! The 2018 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) is a three-day event focusing on Internet measurement and analysis. The conference is sponsored by ACM SIGCOMM. IMC 2018 is the 18th in a series of highly successful Internet Measurement Workshops and Conferences.

Title: On the Origins of Memes by Means of Fringe Web Communities

October 31, 2018


Professor Tevfik Bultan is the sole Principal Investigator of a recent
half million dollars, three year NSF grant titled "Differential Policy
Verification and Repair for Access Control in the Cloud."  Due to
the ubiquitous use of software services, protecting the confidentiality of
private information stored in compute clouds is becoming an increasingly
critical problem. Incorrect specification of access control policies in
cloud storage services can cause millions of customers' private data to be

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