Student News & Features

Eight current students who are undergraduates or recent graduates from Symbolic Systems have been appointed as undergraduate peer Advising Fellows for the Academic Year 2017-2018:

  • Antonio Aguilar ('18), Human-Computer Interaction
  • Sara Altman ('16, M.S. '17), Cognitive Science [Continuing AF, Autumn Quarter]
  • Bora Erden ('17), Neurosciences; Coterm, Computer Science [Continuing ...

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Posted by Admin 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Symbolic Systems Program

Diploma Award Ceremony 


S T A N F O R D   U N I V E R S I T Y


June 18, 2017

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Opening Remarks

Ken Taylor, Director

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K. Jon Barwise Award

Awarded to Sydney Maples and Todor Markov

 

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Presentation of Degrees

Ken Taylor and Todd ...


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Posted by Katherine Burtt 6 months, 4 weeks ago

Sydney Maples (Class of 2017) and Todor Markov (Class of 2017) are the most recent recipients of the K. Jon Barwise Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Symbolic Systems Program. The awards were handed out at the Symbolic Systems Program's Diploma Ceremony on June 18, 2017. Congratulations, Sydney and ...


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Posted by Admin 7 months ago

Congratulations to Bora Erden ('17) for winning a Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research for his Symbolic Systems Honors Thesis, "Chioce-Predictive Activity in the Macaque Dorsal Premotor and Motor Cortices". Bora's Advisor was Diogo Peixoto (Neurobiology) and his Second Reader was James McClelland (Psychology). Bora was nominated for ...


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Posted by Admin 7 months ago

Congratulations to Nadav Lidor ('16), who has been awarded a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship!


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 1 month ago

Seven Symbolic Systems students have been appointed as undergraduate peer Advising Fellows for 2016-'17. The seven who will begin their duties in the fall of 2016 are

Sara Altman ('16, M.S. '17), Cognitive Science
Bora Erden ('17), Neurosciences
Luci Li ('18), Cognitive Science
Sydney Maples ('17), Cognitive Science ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 7 months ago

Symbolic Systems Advising Fellows for 2015-'16 will be

Avi Bagla ('16), Human-Computer Interaction
Cristian Cibils Bernardes ('16), Artificial Intelligence
Allison Dods ('16), Natural Language (returning AF)
Todor Markov ('17), Artificial Intelligence (returning AF)
Julie Nam ('15), Human-Computer Interaction; Coterm, Philosophy
Aran Nayebi ('15), Applied Logic; Coterm, Computer Science (returning ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 7 months ago

Our program has been profiled in a Stanford Report article with videos that is currently the top feature at Stanford.EDU. Symbolic Systems Program students, alumni/ae, and faculty mentioned in the article and accompanying videos include Josh Haner (Class of 2002), Kenneth Taylor (Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor in Philosophy ...


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Posted by Admin 3 years, 5 months ago

Michael Bernstein (Class of 2006 and Assistant Professor of Computer Science) and Alexandra To (Class of 2014 and M.S. Candidate) are featured in a new Stanford Report article about research Michael is leading on "flash teams": groups of paid experts brought together to solve problems collaboratively online.


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Posted by Admin 3 years, 5 months ago

This weekend Erik Brockbank ('13, M.S. '14) was awarded the K. Jon Barwise Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Symbolic Systems Program (broadly defined), while Makiko Fujimoto ('14) was awarded the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. In a sign of the program's academic strength, 41% of ...


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Posted by Admin 3 years, 7 months ago

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