Department News

ECOOP13 – Best Paper Award

Stephen Freund and his colleague Cormac Flanagan (UC Santa Cruz) recently received the 2013 European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Best Paper Award for their paper RedCard: Redundant Check Elimination for Dynamic Race Detectors. Freund presented that paper at ECOOP 2013 in Montpellier, France, in July. Continue reading »

Preregistration Advising Hours for Fall 2013

Albrecht Thompson Chemistry 304 Monday, April 22, 2:00-2:30 pm Thursday, April 25, 2:00-2:30 pm Danyluk Thompson Chemistry 305 Monday, April 22, 2:00-3:00 pm Tuesday, April 23, 10:00-11:00 am Wednesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30 pm Freund Thompson Physics 302 Monday, April 22, 2:30-4:00… Continue reading »

New Graphics Research at I3D’13

Williams faculty and alumni gave three presentations at the 2013 ACM Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games in Orlando, FL in March. Michael Mara ’12 presented his paperĀ on “Toward Practical Real-Time Photon Mapping: Efficient GPU Density Estimation”, coauthored with David Luebke (NVIDIA) and professor Morgan McGuire. This is a… Continue reading »

Class of 1960’s Scholars

  The Computer Science Department’s Class of 1960’s Scholars enjoy a sushi boat at Sushi Thai Garden with Professor Lorrie Faith Cranor, featured speaker. James Wilcox ’13, April Shen ’13, Abbie Zimmerman-Niefield ’15, Brianne Mirecki ’14 Lorrie Faith Cranor, Donny Huang ’13, Lily Riopelle ’14… Continue reading »

New research on video games presented at ACM SIGGRAPH.

This summer, Associate Professor Morgan McGuire collaborated with colleagues at Vicarious Visions in Albany, NY to develop and present new research on video games in a course at the ACM SIGGRAPH 2012 conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Creating visual effects that scale with resolution and hardware capabilities is… Continue reading »