Computer Science is the representation and manipulation of information; it is the study of the theory, analysis, design, and implementation of the data structures that represent information, and the algorithms that transform them.
The annual SIGCSE conference
, this year held in Atlanta, explores pedagogy, tools and research to prepare students in an evolving world of technology. With about 1,300 attendees, it is the largest and most prominent symposium in the field.
During a weekend marathon in Founders Hall, Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore students had 48 hours to develop and present their innovative ideas for technology. A language-learning app took top prize in the contest.
, presently visiting, has accepted an offer to remain in the Computer Science Department at Haverford as an assistant professor.
With the help of a $299,998 NSF grant, chemists Joshua Schrier and Alexander Norquist, and computer scientist Sorelle Friedler, will create a database to collect and analyze the results of experimental efforts focused on a class of materials with promising industrial applications.
The two schools are launching a new program that will allow students to obtain their Bachelor of Science in four years at Haverford and their Master of Science in Engineering at Penn with just one additional year of study.
SC13 press release
This year the annual Supercomputing conference will introduce a new "Test of Time" Award, and initial recipient, William Pugh
, has invited his team that helped develop the Omega Test
, including Dave Wonnacott during his graduate work.
In Remaking College: Innovation in the Liberal Arts, Haverford College President Dan Weiss and President Rebecca Chopp of Swarthmore argue that no approach better prepares students for life after graduation, whatever path they follow.
Alex Werner Computer Science Guest Speaker: Backstage at an MMO
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