Seven Symbolic Systems students have been appointed as undergraduate peer Advising Fellows for 2014-2015. The seven who will begin their duties in the fall of 2014 are:
- Allison Dods ('16), Natural Language
- Makiko Fujimoto ('14), Cognitive Science [continuing AF]
- Howon Lee ('15, M.S. '15), Artificial Intelligence [continuing AF]
- Stu ...
Julia Neidert (M.S. Candidate) has created a dance based on a statistical model. "By modeling dance as a sequence of movements, the system produces new sequences by choosing movements that are likely to follow each other, as calculated from existing dances. Occasional random choices add a further element of ...
Symbolkic Systems Program Advising Fellows for the Academic Year 2013-2014 will be:
- Nikhil Bhargava ('14), Neurosciences
- Erik Brockbank ('13, SSP coterm '14), Decision Making and Rationality [returning AF]
- Julie Fortuna ('13, CS coterm '14), Human-Computer Interaction [returning AF]
- Makiko Fujimoto ('14), Cognitive Science
- Howon Lee ('15), Artificial Intelligence
- Hershel Mehta ...
Ayna Agarwal (Class of 2014), is featured along with her She++ cofounder (and CS major) Ellora Israni, in a new TechCrunch article on women in computing. The article describes She++ as founded "in January 2012 as a Stanford community for women in tech, hoping to inspire more women to go ...
Clayton Mellina (Class of 2011 and M.S. Candidate in CS) is the most recent recipient of the K. Jon Barwise Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Symbolic Systems Program. Congratulations, Clayton!
Seven Symbolic Systems students have been appointed as undergraduate peer Advising Fellows for 2012-2013. The seven are:
- Ximena Ampuero ('13), Cognitive Science
- Parth Bhakta ('13), HCI
- Erik Brockbank ('13), AI
- Julie Fortuna ('13), HCI
- Ben Holguin ('13), Philosophical Foundations
- Jimmy Tobin ('13), Computer Music or AI
- George Tsiveriotis ('13), Decision ...
We wanted to note that Matt Olson (Class of 2014) made it all the way to the semifinals of the Jeopardy College Championship earlier this year. A number of published articles featured interviews with Matt, including one from the Stanford Daily. Great job, Matt!
Roseann Cima (Class of 2011), who is a coterm student this year in the Communication Department's M.A. program in journalism, recently published a widely read article in the Peninsula Press about the controversy surrounding Yelp's review filter. The article was picked up by other sites, including SFGate ...