Interdisciplinary computer scientist Daniel Huttenlocher has been named dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, as of July 1. He succeeds Robert Constable, whose second five-year term ends June 30.
Federal expenditures on cybersecurity research are 'tiny compared to the severity of the threat' and are too focused on plugging holes, Cornell computer scientist Fred Schneider told Congress June 10. (June 10, 2009)
Computer scientist Jon Kleinberg has received the 2008 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to improving Web search techniques and studies of networking. (May 5, 2009)
Cornell scientists have downloaded and analyzed nearly 35 million Flickr photos. Their research provides a new way to automatically organize, label and summarize large-scale collections of digital images. (April 28, 2009)