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Library seeks support from other institutions for arXiv

Cornell Library is asking other research institutions to contribute to the support of the online arXiv repository of science and mathematics preprints. (Jan. 25, 2010)

Huttenlocher tapped for MacArthur Foundation Board

Daniel Huttenlocher, dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, has been named to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Board of Directors.

CU deploys experimental TeraGrid resource for MATLAB

The Cornell Center for Advanced computing has deployed A 512-core parallel cluster running the scientific language MATLAB as an experimental resource on the TeraGrid. (Jan. 7, 2010)

Cornell team wins regional ACM programming contest

Cornell teams placed first, fifth and 18th out of 51 teams at the 2009 ACM Greater New York regional programming contest; the first-place team will compete in the international finals. (Nov. 19, 2009)

Stimulus grant to enhance arXiv e-preprints for scientists

Stimulus funding will enhance Cornell's e-print arXiv of scientific papers to help users identify a work's main concepts, see research reports in context and easily find related work. (Nov. 17, 2009)

We will soon command computers via gesture and voice, says Microsoft's Mundie

As it becomes easier to use, 'The computer will become much more of a helper for people and not just a tool,' said Microsoft exec Craig Mundie in a talk on campus Nov. 2. (Nov. 3, 2009)

Two grad students earn prestigious Intel fellowships

Shuang Zhao and Mark Cianchetti have each received a Ph.D. Fellowship Award from Intel Corp., which recognizes their potential as future technology leaders. (Nov. 3, 2009)

Web site will link Latin American researchers with opportunities

A new Web site will help Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking scientists interact, find funding opportunities and even trade equipment. (Nov. 2, 2009)

Crash, bang, rumble! Bringing noise to virtual worlds

Computer scientists have developed a method to synthesize the sounds of cymbals, falling garbage cans and lids, and plastic water-cooler bottles and recycling bins. (Oct. 27, 2009)