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 2004

The Computer Science department at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern will award Vic Basili an Honorary PhD in Natural Sciences (dr.rer.nat h.c.). The award ceremonywill bein January 2005.  read more
Amol Deshpande, who will be joining our faculty this spring, co-authored the paper that received the best-paper award at VLDB 2004 (the 30th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases).  read more
Lee Spector, a PhD graduate of our department, has been made a Fellow of theInternational Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, and was one of two gold-medal winners in the GECCO-2004 Human Competitive Results contest.  read more
Dana Nau 's book Automated Planning: Theory and Practice is the first comprehensive textbook on the subject.  read more
Kavita Khurana, a Computer Science/Business undergraduate, has received a 2004 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship .  read more
Aravind Srinivasan and Nan Wang are two of the authors of a Nature article on disease outbreaks that has been featured in Reuters , the International Herald Tribune , MSNBC , and elsewhere.  read more
Subbarao Kambhampati , a PhD graduate of our department, has been made a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).  read more
A paper by Arunchandar Vasan and Atif Memon received the best-paper award at the 34th Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2004).  read more
In NIST's 2004 Document Understanding Conference ,computer systems built by Bonnie Dorr 's team (for single-document summaries) and Dianne O'Leary 's team (for multi-document summaries) each ranked number 1, scoring higher than humans in some cases.  read more
Pete Stewart has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering , "for the development of numerical algorithms and software widely used in engineering computation."  read more

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