Minkowski sum is a fundamental operation in many geometric applications, including robotics, penetration depth estimation, solid modeling, and virtual prototyping.
Congratulations to Tatiana Maximova for winning an "Oustanding Research Presentation Prize" at at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) Conference held in Orlando Florida, July 8-12, 2016. Dr. Maximova is a postdoctoral scholar working with Prof. Amarda Shehu.
Data captured by a Tele-Immersion (TI) system can be very large. Compression is usually needed to ensure real-time data transmission.
Professor Ken De Jong has retired after 30 years as a faculty member at Mason. Ken joined the CS department in 1985 and has been a valuable member of the Mason community for over 30 years (rising to the rank of University Professor in 2009). His many contributions to the field of AI, to the CS department and to Mason were celebrated at a reception organized by the department earlier this year on April 15.
Congratulations to all the outstanding students, faculty and staff who were recognized for their excellence at the annual CS Graduation Celebration and Awards dinner on Wednesday, May 11.