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Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

A Boise State University research team recently was awarded nearly $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop an internet search user interface tailored to the skills and needs of children ranging from 6-11 years old. Over the four-year … (Read More) Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

Edoardo Serra, Francesca Spezzano and Mikel Joaristi

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Boise State to Host Big Data Experts from the West

By: Sherry Squires   Published 8:20 am / August 28, 2018 The effective, ethical use of “big data” poses great opportunity, as well as great challenges, and solving those challenges will require big thinking from a variety of perspectives. Boise State University … (Read More) Boise State to Host Big Data Experts from the West

Tim Andersen Presents at NSF REDCON

At the third NSF REDCON conference, July 9-10 in Arlington, VA Tim Andersen, Professor, presented a poster detailing administrative, curricular and industry collaboration activities developments designed to produce sustainable change in computer science education. The REDCON (Revolutionizing Engineering [and Computer Science] … (Read More) Tim Andersen Presents at NSF REDCON

Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

SHERRY SQUIRES, Boise State Communications and Marketing – A Boise State University research team recently was awarded nearly $1.2 from the National Science Foundation to develop an internet search user interface tailored to the skills and needs of children ranging from … (Read More) Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

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