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Dr. Olsen inducted into the CHI Academy

At the CHI (Computer Human Interaction) conference held in Vienna, Austria, April 22-29, Dr. Dan Olsen of the BYU Computer Science department was inducted into the CHI Academy. The CHI Academy is an honorary group of 25 of the top researchers in the field of computer-human interaction. He was cited as one of the earliest and most influential researchers in the user interface software domain.

Ken Jennings finishes the season on Jeopardy!

Ken, the BYU Computer Science Alumnus, finished this season of JEOPARDY! as the reigning champion and will return to win more September 6, 2004 for a new season of Jeopardy. On Friday, July 23rd Ken finished the Jeopardy season by breaking another record winning $75,000 on one show. Jeopardy will start its new season September 6th when Ken will return as the reigning champion continuing on winning until he is defeated. He finished this season with a total of $1,321,660. He now holds all the records on the quiz game show.

Free internship database subscription available

The BYU Internship Office has arranged for all BYU students to have a free one-year subscription to www.internships.com. The search engine lists internships by location, area of study, and compensation to aid you in your internship search.The BYU Internship Office has arranged for all BYU students to have a free one-year subscription to www.internships.com. The search engine lists internships by location, area of study, and compensation to aid you in your internship search.

Undergraduate Seminar for Women in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering

Students in Computer Science are invited to attend Undergraduate Seminar for Women in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering on Thursday, November 30th, at 11 am in 140 BNSN.  Professor E. Jeffrey Hill, of the Home and Family Living Department will be speaking on "Creating Harmony: Finding Peace in a Busy Life."Students in Computer Science are invited to attend Undergraduate Seminar for Women in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering on Thursday, November 30th, at 11 am in 140 BNSN.  Professor E.

From Personal Computer to Personal Assistant: Dr. David Embley's Data Engineering Laboratory

Dr. David W. Embley, a 2006 recipient of the Karl G. Maeser Award in Research and Creative Arts, has focused his research on information extraction from webpages. His research makes it possible for users to have their computers answer specific questions, rather than just typing in a search and receiving lists of webpage references. This new technology has the potential to dramatically alter the ways in which humans interact with machines in everything from surfing the web to researching family history.

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