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05.12.13 — Cooperation These three ingredients, which for some people equal ‘holiday’, were the subjects of a study pursued by a few EPFL students during the summer in the laboratories of the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia and this, in the framework of the EPFL-UNIVALLE biannual plan. Read the whole article
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05.12.13 — Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship The appointment of Professor Christopher Tucci is considered a stimulating breakthrough for the College of Management of Technology (CDM) which, for the past five years, had been managed ad interim. This is excellent news for Management Sciences and the spirit of Entrepreneurship at EPFL. Read the whole article
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05.12.13 — SB | Basic Sciences Professors Clémence Corminboeuf and Jérôme Waser have each been awarded the Werner Prize 2014 from the Swiss Chemical Society. Read the whole article
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05.12.13 — Mediacom Two EPFL scientists have shown how to achieve a dramatic increase in the capacity of optical fibers. Their simple, innovative solution reduces the amount of space required between the pulses of light that transport data. The breakthrough could increase the throughput of data in telecommunications systems by a factor of ten. Read the whole article
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04.12.13 — SB | Basic Sciences The Lambert Award for Young Statisticians has been presented to Dr. Kraus, during the Swiss Statistics Meeting in Basel, on the 17th of October 2013. Read the whole article
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04.12.13 — IC - Prizes & Awards Dependable Systems Laboratory, Distributed Programming Laboratory, and Operating Systems Laboratory each presented a paper at this year's ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, which is the top venue for computer systems research. The papers represented 10% of the conference program. Read the whole article
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04.12.13 — Mediacom A natural antibiotic turns out to be a lethal weapon in the fight against tuberculosis. Scientists have discovered it has an unexpected dual action that dramatically reduces the probability that TB bacteria will become resistant. Read the whole article
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03.12.13 — Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems Two papers "Tractability of Interpretability via Selection of Group-Sparse Models" by Nirav Bhan, Luca Baldassarre and Volkan Cevher and "Sparse Simplex Projections for Portfolio Optimization" by Anastasios Kyrillidis, Stephen Becker, Volkan Cevher, Christoph Koch will be presented at the GlobalSIP 2013 conference. Read the whole article
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03.12.13 — Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems Two papers "To Convexify or Not? Regression with Clustering Penalties on Graphs" by Marwa El Halabi, Luca Baldassarre and Volkan Cevher and "Manifold Sparse Beamforming" by Baran Gözcü, Afsaneh Asaei and Volkan Cevher will be presented at the CAMSAP 2013 workshop. Read the whole article
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03.12.13 — NCCR-Robotics Open postdoc position in computer vision for micro flying robots at the RPG, University of Zurich. Job description: You will be involved in a project in collaboration with an world leading industrial partner in Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs). You will actively contribute real-time 3D computer vision and sensor fusion algorithms to run onboard camera-equipped MAVs. Read the whole article