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BYU CS Students Tackle Big Data

Computer science and statistics students sat huddled together, heads close together, animatedly debating which company they wanted to work for.

Computer Science Alumnus Scott Ruoti Receives Award

Scott Ruoti (PhD, 2016) was selected as a co-recipient of the 2017 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award, which honors top students in the field of usable privacy and security. The award is based on research quality, mentoring, and citizenship.


February 8, 2018
WSC Ballroom & Garden Court
9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Let’s make a deal: Could AI compromise better than humans?

Computers can play a pretty mean round of chess and keep up with the best of their human counterparts in other zero-sum games. But teaching them to cooperate and compromise instead of compete?

With help from a new algorithm created by BYU computer science professors Jacob Crandall and Michael Goodrich, along with colleagues at MIT and other international universities, machine compromise and cooperation appears not just possible, but at times even more effective than among humans.

Department Faculty Meeting