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Computer Science Department Grows Twofold in Five Years

The Department of Computer Science has grown to twice the size it was Fall of 2012 as local industry continues to seek more CS professionals. For the Fall 2017 semester, enrollment in the department’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science … (Read More) Computer Science Department Grows Twofold in Five Years

Fighting Fraud with Artificial Intelligence

Josh Johnston AI Science Manager, Kount 12:00pm-1:00pm, 20th October, 2017 CCP 221 Abstract: AI is in the news these days with promises of a scifi future, but how do we get from here to there? What are the near-term capabilities … (Read More) Fighting Fraud with Artificial Intelligence

De-CRUDing Apps with Event Sourcing

David Romeo Allata 10th Nov,  12:00pm-1:00pm CCP 221 Abstract: The Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD) approach to app development has real limitations when designing a scalable, maintainable system. Event Sourcing, when implemented in the correct business context, is an alternative … (Read More) De-CRUDing Apps with Event Sourcing

Cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign

Robert Whiting, Clearwater Analytics 13th October, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm, CCP 221 Abstract: We wanted to make high-quality print reports from our own data, and we found ourselves cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign. A year and a half later, we … (Read More) Cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign

Disrupting the Advertising Ecosystem with Real-Time Systems

    22nd Sep 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm,  CCP 221 Presenter – Intro/Overview – Seth Samuels – VP of R&D Presenter – Technical Product Deep Dive – Eric Mann – Director of Product Engineering Abstract – Kochava has long played a referee … (Read More) Disrupting the Advertising Ecosystem with Real-Time Systems

Preparing for Technical Interviews

Axel Magnuson Software Engineer, Google (and Boise State CS Alumnus) Thursday, 14th Sep 2017,  6pm-7pm, CCP 221 (Read More) Preparing for Technical Interviews

Advancements and Challenges in Speech-centric Systems

Casey Kennington Computer Science Department Boise State University 1st Sep, 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm CCP 221 Abstract: The promises of Artificial Intelligence seem to have no end, ranging from self-driving cars to fully capable digital personal assistants. To make these … (Read More) Advancements and Challenges in Speech-centric Systems

Dr. Amit Jain, noted for influence in courting Silicon Valley tech company to Boise.

Dr. Amit Jain was recently noted for his influence in helping Jelli, a Silicon Valley tech company with another office in New York City, decide to open an office in Boise. This new office soon will house over half of … (Read More) Dr. Amit Jain, noted for influence in courting Silicon Valley tech company to Boise.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Three years ago (2013-14) there were 31, this year (2016-17) there were 86. On May 6th, 2017 during Boise State University’s 100th commencement ceremony, the same number of students joined the Boise State CS alumni ranks as had joined previously from the classes … (Read More) Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

New Department Chair Announced: Dr. Nader Rafla

The Department of Computer Science at Boise State University is pleased to announce Dr. Nader Rafla as department chair. Dr. Rafla joined the newly developed Electrical and Computer Engineering program (ECE) at Boise State University in January 1997. Currently, he … (Read More) New Department Chair Announced: Dr. Nader Rafla