Computer Science News
On May 20, Tufts celebrates the commencement of the Class of 2018. Former DuPont CEO Ellen J. Kullman, a Tufts alumna, will return to campus to deliver the commencement address.
Researchers from Tufts University and Colorado School of Mines recently presented a paper at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, exploring the role of indirect speech acts on our interactions with robots in different scenarios.
Professor Kathleen Fisher was part of a forum that informed the findings of a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on "Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications."
Computer Science majors Winnona DeSombre, A18, and Gabriella Roncone, A19, won the grand prize in the Defending Digital Democracy Project’s (D3P) first-ever Information Operations Technical and Policy Hackathon.
Professor Kathleen Fisher explains how recent developments by DARPA have allowed computer scientists to use mathematical proofs to verify that code—up to 100,000 lines of it at a time—is functionally correct and free of bugs.
On April 10, Tufts alum Sue Decker will deliver remarks and participate in a QA as part of the Lyon Bendheim Alumni Lecture Series. Her career includes multiple executive roles at Yahoo!, and founding new social network Raftr.
Bridge Professor Susan Landau spoke to the New York Times about the security risks associated with creating methods for "extraordinary access" to encrypted devices.
Professor Matthias Scheutz spoke to Austria's Der Standard about the unidirectional emotional bonds that humans can create between themselves and robots like automated vacuum cleaners.
The Tufts Department of Computer Science is proud to support initiatives that encourage women to pursue computer science at Tufts and beyond.