Virginia (Ginnie) Lo, associate professor in Computer and Information Science, in collaboration with her sister, has published her first children's book, Mahjong All Day Long.
Ginnie wrote the story from childhood memories of her extended Chinese family's never-ending mahjong sessions. Her sister, Beth Lo, a ceramics arts professor... Read moreUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
Reza Rejaie, assistant professor in Computer and Information Science, was named a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER awards for 2005.
Prof. Rejaie will use the projected five-year grant to develop scalable and adaptive techniques for audio/video streaming in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) systems over the Internet. This research enables an average Internet user to stream video to any... Read moreUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
The November 21 issue of the leading journal Science includes the following article, jointly authored by Professor John Conery.
THE ORIGINS OF GENOME COMPLEXIMITY
Michael Lynch, Indiana University and John S. Conery, University of OregonUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
CIS Ph.D. student, Bryan Kolaczkowski, and UO assistant professor of biology, Joe Thornton, used a small cluster of Apple computers to simulate the evolution of thousands of gene sequences on a hypothetical evolutionary tree. They found that a simple logical method known as maximum parsimony is far more accurate under a wide range of conditions than the more widely used technique known as... Read moreUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
The CIS department welcomes our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Dejing Dou, whose research focuses on practical as well as theoretical aspects of Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Biomedical Informatics and the Semantic Web.
Dr. Dou’s work has focused on ontology integration and ontology translation for the Semantic Web and web-based databases. His current research work... Read moreUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
The Department recently hosted a special Colloquium honoring CIS theory faculty Dr. Andrzej Proskurowski on the occasion of his birthday.
A set of international speakers reviewed research work with Dr. Proskurowski, who has over 50 collaborators as coauthors on publications in the area of graph theory and network algorithms.
Speakers included: Art Farley of the University of... Read moreUpdated: Jul 3, 2017
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Contact: Ross West (541) 346-2060
EUGENE–Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Hofstadter will deliver a keynote address on Saturday, April 15, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the University of Oregon Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS), one of the oldest computer science departments in the country.
Hofstadter’s lecture, free and... Read moreUpdated: Jun 15, 2017