Highlight index

2018 UPE Induction (posted Apr 19, 2018)
Student entrepreneurs receive alumni funding (posted Apr 12, 2018)
Halligan, launched by Colgate CS students and alums, works to improve first responder safety (posted Feb 16, 2018)
Faculty Research in the Passive and Active Measurement Conference (posted Jan 25, 2018)
2018 GROUP Conference (posted Jan 19, 2018)
<Colgate Coders> organizes Microsoft AI event (posted Nov 29, 2017)
Autumn Prep for Tech event links alums with students (posted Nov 15, 2017)
Faculty research in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference '17 (posted Nov 01, 2017)
Faculty Research in the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (posted Oct 30, 2017)


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2018 UPE Induction
  • Inductees at UPE induction Ceremony

    Inductees at UPE induction Ceremony

Students were inducted to the Upsilon Pi Epsilon computer science honor society Monday evening.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated April 19, 2018, 7:09 p.m.)
Student entrepreneurs receive alumni funding
  • Alumni panel at e-weekend.  Photo by Andrew Daddio.

    Alumni panel at e-weekend. Photo by Andrew Daddio.

Students in Colgate's Thought Into Action entrepreneurship program pitched their ventures at the 7th annual E-Weekend. Four groups, including a group with several CS students, received alumni funding. Read more at Colgate News.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated April 12, 2018, noon)
Halligan, launched by Colgate CS students and alums, works to improve first responder safety
  • Halligan photo

    Halligan photo

Halligan is a cloud based SaaS (Software as a Service) platform for first responders, created by Colgate alumni and students with the help of Colgate's Thought Into Action entrepreneurship institute. Adam Pratt '18 writes about the story behind the service. Read more on the TIA Blog.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Feb. 16, 2018, 1:26 p.m.)
Faculty Research in the Passive and Active Measurement Conference
  • Observed number of occurrences of language subtags on the Alexa top 1 Million websites

    Observed number of occurrences of language subtags on the Alexa top 1 Million websites

The Internet is a global phenomenon. To support broad use of Internet applications such as the World Wide Web, character encodings have been developed for many scripts of the world's languages and there are standard mechanisms for indicating that content is in a particular language and/or tailored to a particular region.

In a paper to be presented at the Passive and Active Measurement Conference in Berlin in March ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Jan. 25, 2018, 9:04 p.m.)
2018 GROUP Conference
  • Leo Ascenzi presenting his research at the GROUP 2018 conference

    Leo Ascenzi presenting his research at the GROUP 2018 conference

  • Leo Ascenzi presenting his poster at the GROUP 2018 conference

    Leo Ascenzi presenting his poster at the GROUP 2018 conference

Leo Ascenzi '19 and Prof. Madeline E. Smith traveled to Sanibel, Florida to present at the 2018 ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork (GROUP)

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Jan. 19, 2018, noon)
<Colgate Coders> organizes Microsoft AI event
  • Audience at Portilla talk

    Audience at Portilla talk

  • Portilla speaking about Microsoft AI

    Portilla speaking about Microsoft AI

On Wednesday, November 29, Pedro Portilla, Global Managing Principal in Financial Services at Microsoft, visited the department to speak about the use of AI in both technical and business aspects of the company. The event was sponsored by the Colgate Coders, one of our undergraduate clubs in computing and computer science.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 29, 2017, 7 p.m.)
Autumn Prep for Tech event links alums with students
  • Professor Vijay Ramachandran advises students during the Prep for Tech coding challenge at the Coop. Photo by Andrew Daddio.

    Professor Vijay Ramachandran advises students during the Prep for Tech coding challenge at the Coop. Photo by Andrew Daddio.

An article by Emily Daniel '18 in the Autumn 2017 edition of the Colgate Scene describes Prep for Tech, a two-day workshop sponsored by the Colgate Professional Networks, Career Services, and the CS department. It brought alums in person and remotely back to campus to work with students on interview practice and mentoring for future careers in technology. Read the story at The Colgate Scene.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 15, 2017, noon)
Faculty research in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference '17
  • An entropy map of User-Agent strings from Android and iOS devices.

    An entropy map of User-Agent strings from Android and iOS devices.

Prof. Joel Sommers has two papers in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference in November 2017 (https://conferences.sigcomm.org/imc/2017/), in London, UK. The papers are co-authored with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Oregon, and the Internet analytics firm comScore.

One paper (http://cs.colgate.edu/~jsommers/pubs/imc17_ua.pdf), which will be presented by a colleague from comScore, analyzes a large corpus of User-Agent ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 1, 2017, noon)
Faculty Research in the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
  • Overview of CPR

    Overview of CPR

Modern computer networks must satisfy a complex and evolving set of security, availability, and performance requirements to meet the diverse needs of users and applications. Configuring a network's routers to satisfy these policies is a daunting task due to the low-level of abstraction exposed by a router's control plane, the intertwined nature of requirements across traffic classes, and the desire to maintain policy-compliance under a range of network ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Oct. 30, 2017, 1:02 p.m.)