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Sole Pera and Jerry Fails Co-Organize KidRec

Sole Pera, assistant professor, and Jerry Fails, associate professor, co-organized KidRec, an interactive workshop held in Trondheim, Norway. This year’s theme was on Recommender Systems (RS) in the educational domain for children. KidRec congregates researchers and experts from multiple disciplines, in … (Read More) Sole Pera and Jerry Fails Co-Organize KidRec

On the Road with Boise State’s World Museum

When Boise State’s Center for Fine Arts opens in 2019, one of its top attractions will be the interactive, high-tech World Museum, a sleek public space on the building’s ground floor. The museum will use virtual reality technology to let … (Read More) On the Road with Boise State’s World Museum

Dr. Dianxiang Xu and students win Best Paper award at SACMAT ’18

Dianxiang Xu, doctoral student Ning Shen and master’s student Roshan Shrestha won the Best Paper award at the 23rd ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Methodologies (SACMAT ’18) for their work on “Automated Coverage-Based Testing of XACML Policies.” Ning … (Read More) Dr. Dianxiang Xu and students win Best Paper award at SACMAT ’18

Boise State Computer Science Department Joins National Virtual Reality Program

Boise State University students now have a unique opportunity to work in the field of virtual reality (VR). The university’s Department of Computer Science recently was awarded 10 virtual reality headsets designed by Oculus VR and asked to join the … (Read More) Boise State Computer Science Department Joins National Virtual Reality Program

Michael Ekstrand Receives NSF Early Career Development Award

CIENNA MADRID, Boise State Communications and Marketing – Michael Ekstrand, an assistant professor in Boise State’s Department of Computer Science, recently was awarded a five-year, $482,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. The CAREER program … (Read More) Michael Ekstrand Receives NSF Early Career Development Award

Boise State University Freshman attends Oculus Workshop at Facebook

On April 12-13, Boise State Computer Science freshman, Tavi Kohn, attended the Oculus NextGen workshop at the Facebook HQ campus in Menlo Park California along with Dr Steve Cutchin.   Tavi traveled to Facebook HQ to present his computer graphics virtual … (Read More) Boise State University Freshman attends Oculus Workshop at Facebook

Computer Science Undergrad is Named a Goldwater Scholar

Daniele Moro Anna Webb, Boise State Communications and Marketing – Daniele Moro, a sophomore in Boise State’s Honors College, has joined an elite group. He’s been named a Goldwater Scholar — one of just 211 in the 2018-2019 academic year. The … (Read More) Computer Science Undergrad is Named a Goldwater Scholar

Computer Science Undergrad Earns Prestigious Department of Defense Scholarship

Sammie Fullmer recently was awarded a highly competitive Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship for Service, which will cover her college tuition, as well as a living stipend, for up to five years. Fullmer is Boise State’s third winner since the program’s inception. (Read More) Computer Science Undergrad Earns Prestigious Department of Defense Scholarship

CS Students Design Adopt-A-Meal Site for Interfaith Sanctuary

A group of Boise State CS students lend their skills to a pressing local issue, ensuring better access to hot and healthy meals for community members experiencing homelessness. (Read More) CS Students Design Adopt-A-Meal Site for Interfaith Sanctuary

Interference mitigation in multi-hop wireless networks with advanced physical layer techniques

Yantian Hou Boise State University 12:00pm – 1:00pm, 8th Dec, 2017 CCP 221 Abstract: With the ever-growing number of wireless systems, the problem of spectrum scarcity is becoming more important than ever. The overlapping of disparate networks in the same spectrum … (Read More) Interference mitigation in multi-hop wireless networks with advanced physical layer techniques