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UK Teams Participate in IEEE Programming Competition

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student branch participated in the global IEEE Xtreme 24-Hour Programming Competition on October 21-22. Eight UK teams of three students each competed in the event and one UK team placed 31st out of over 1,500 teams.

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Outstanding Staff Awards Presented

For the third year, the University of Kentucky Staff Senate has hosted an event to recognize some of the best of the best. This year, Hussamuddin Nasir--staff employee in the Computer Science department--was among the 30 award winners.

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UK Hosts Regional Programming Contest

On Saturday, November 3, the University of Kentucky hosted the Mid-Central Regionals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest. Over 150 teams competed at several satellite sites. Four teams representing UK competed in the event, finishing in the top seven locally and in the Mid-Central region’s top 10.

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CS Junior Josiah Hanna Named First Duncan E. Clarke Memorial Innovation Award Recipient

Please join the CS Department in congratulating Josiah Hanna, a junior in Computer Science and the recipient of the first Duncan E. Clarke Memorial Innovation Award.

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Annual CS Department Picnic a Success

2012's annual CS Department picnic had a great turnout. Taking place on Tuesday, Sept 11, more than 100 students and faculty participated in the event.

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Students Excel in University Programming Contest

Last Thursday, Sept. 13, 20 UK students competed against each other in a campus programming contest. The students, most of them CS majors, were each given six problems to try to solve individually within three and a half hours.

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Top 25 Hottest Articles

The most recent paper by Prof. Grzegorz “Greg” Wasilkowski, Liberating the dimension for L2-approximation, is among the Top 25 Hottest Articles in Journal of Complexity for the periods January to March 2012 and April to June 2012.

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Mattei Wins Best Student Paper Award

Nicholas Mattei, Judy Goldsmith, and Andrew Klapper win the Best Student Paper award at FLAIRS-25 for their paper "On the Complexity of Bribery and Manipulation in Tournaments with Uncertain Information."

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Manivannan Appointed as Editor of Prestigious Journal

Dr. Dakshnamoorthy Manivannan, an associate professor in the Department, has been appointed as an editor of the prestigious journal IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.

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Dr. Jane Hayes Raised to Full Professor

Dr. Jane Hayes of the Computer Science department has been voted by the Board of Trustees to be raised to the level of Full Professor. This is the highest non-administrative title for an academic.

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