Department News

Data Sciences Summer Institute Begins

May 18, 2008  

A unique 8-week program in the study and practice of knowledge discovery begins this week. The Data Sciences Summer Institute, part of the computer science Multi-Modal Information Access & Synthesis center, combines an intensive course in the mathematical foundations of data sciences with hands-on tutorials, a speaker series featuring experts from academia and industry, and group research projects.

UI Named Center of Excellence in Info Assurance Research

May 14, 2008  

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the inaugural recipients of their newly created National

UI Named Center of Excellence in Info Assurance Research

May 14, 2008  

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the inaugural recipients of their newly created National

Research Team Develops Malicious Hardware

May 13, 2008  

Professor Sam King

Mortal Kombat' Co-Creator and Alumnus Ed Boon Profiled

May 11, 2008  

In April, Midway announced the eighth version of the super successful American fighting series, Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe, debuting the likes of DC superheroes Superman and Batman along side Mortal Kombat characters Sub-Zero and Scorpion. CS alumnus Ed Boon, co-creator of the popular Mortal Kombat video game was interviewed recently by GameTap about the newest version of the popular video game.

GameTap: With Mortal Kombat Vs DC Universe, why did you feel that you needed to do something so different?

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