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The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) at the University of Oregon offers students and faculty a close-knit community in which to learn, discover, and innovate, in a shared quest for computational solutions to a spectrum of challenging problems.

CIS faculty are international leaders in their fields, including informatics, networking, security, software engineering, assistive technologies, theory, scientific visualization, and high performance computing. Recent interdisciplinary research initiatives with biologists, physicists, neuroscientists, and networking engineers have resulted in prominent research grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the National Institutes of Health. ...»

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  • Dr. Joe Sventek Joins CIS as New Head of Department

    link to Profiles/20141215-Sventek.php
    "The Internet was still a research project when Joe Sventek realized that moving electrons through circuit boards might be more interesting than splitting atoms." "Although the revelation came halfway through a doctoral program in nuclear physics, Sventek decided to reboot his academic plan and embrace what was then the new field of computer science. He never looked back." "Now, after more than 30 years of investigating how to make computer networks faster and smarter, Sventek is the new head of the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon. He moved into his ...»

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  • Colloquium: Inference and Learning with Deep Structured Distributions

    February 9, 2016
    Alexander Schwing University of Toronto; Toronto, Canada
    Many problems in real-world applications involve extracting information from data efficiently. Due to an ever increasing amount of collected ...»
  • Colloquium: Non-traditional DDoS Attacks and Defenses

    February 11, 2016
    Min Suk Kang Carnegie Mellon University
    Today's Internet has serious security problems. Of particular concern are distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which coordinate large numbers ...»