| News - spring 2004

[ Robin Popplestone (1938-2004) photo: Robin Popplestone- Professor Emeritus Robin Popplestone, an early pioneer in robotics and computer programming languages, died on April 14 in Glasgow, Scotland after a long battle with cancer.

[ CAREER Award for Emery Berger Photo: Emery Berger- Assistant Professor Emery Berger has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for 2004.

[ CCBIT supports campus course redesign project - The Center for Computer-Based Instructional Technology is using its OWL system in a new technology-rich model for teaching large courses at UMass.

[ Ronnie Boss (1933-2004) - Ronya "Ronnie" Boss, retired LASER grant administrator, died on April 4 after a battle with cancer.

[ On the job front - The Department unveiled a new job opportunity site for current students and graduates.

[ Other News -- Fall 2003
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[ Multi-agent vehicle tracking system chosen - The Multi-agent System Lab, directed by Professor Photo: MAS tracking systemVictor Lesser, was chosen to demonstrate their system at the end of the DARPA Autonomous Negotiating Teams (ANTs) program.

[ Making markets and democracy work - CS Alumnus Tuomas Sandholm's research deals with computational approaches that make markets and democracy work.

[ New game development club - A new game devlopment club, Hi-photo: Hi-ScoreScore, meets monthly to share ideas about computer game design and implementation.

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