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Computer Science

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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.

News

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    Sorelle Friedler will be a fellow at the Data & Society Research Institute next year. She'll be continuing work with Suresh Venkatasubramanian of the University of Utah and Carlos Scheidegger of the University of Arizona on ensuring fairness in the outcomes of machine learning algorithms, and starting the important work of communicating these issues to non-computer scientists.
    2015-2016 class of Data & Society fellows
  • Haverford College seeks to hire a candidate for a full- time visiting position in the Department of Computer Science. This is a two year appointment contingent upon a successful performance review with the potential to be extended for a third year.
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    Tian Jin '16 (left) and Pf. Dave Wonnacott presented recent research findings at the Impact 2015 Workshop, in conjunction with the HiPEAC 2015 Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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    SIGCSE 2015 saw many Haverford people, not just current professor JD Dougherty, here pictured with SIGCSE Lifetime Service Award Winner Frank Young '61 (left), read on for more Haverford people at SIGCSE 2015!
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    Pf. Friedler's research, which is joint effort with Suresh Venkatasubramanian at the University of Utah and Carlos Scheidegger at the University of Arizona, is mentioned in the cover article for the Feb 7th issue of New Scientist (a UK-based popular science magazine).
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    The paper covered this weekend's 48-hour app, website, or hardware contest, which was held on campus and designed to improve a societal or environmental issue.
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    During her summer internship, Allie Lake ’14 designed a medical records database for a health care nonprofit.

Events

Monday, March 30th, 2015

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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  • 4:00
    Computer Science Meeting for Sophomores
    Computer Science Meeting for SophomoresCS Teaching Lab, KINSC H1102015-04-02T16:00:002015-04-02T17:30:00
    Learn about various program in computing at Haverford, including majors, minors, and concentrations -- refreshments too!

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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"The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers." — Richard Wesley Hamming