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Congratulation to Dr. Kevin Ashley and Jaromir Savelka for winning the Jurix 2019 Best Student Paper Awards.

Jurix 2019 was the 32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems which was held in Spain this December. Congratulation to our ISP faculty, Dr. Kevin Ashley, and ISP student, Jaromir Savelka, for winning the Best Student Award in this conference for their paper 'Computer-Assisted Creation of Boolean Search Rules for Text Classification in the Legal Domain'. 

What Will the 2020s Bring for AI?

Check this interesting interview with two of our ISP faculties Dr. Ervin Sejdic and Dr. Diane Litman on Pittwire: https://www.pittwire.pitt.edu/news/what-will-2020s-bring-ai

Congratulations ISP Alumnus Prof. Bruce McLaren for getting Fulbright Scholarship to further educational technology in Chile.

The goal of the Fulbright project is to help further the development of educational technology in Chile, both as a research discipline and as a practical instructional tool for schools. Prof. McLaren Scholarship was awarded for him to teach a course on Educational Technology at the Universidad Téchnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile.

ISP's yearly newsletter

ISP's yearly newsletter is now out with updates on ISP's new director, new faculty members, upcoming East Coast Industry Forum (ECIF) event, and many other accomplishments: http://www.isp.pitt.edu/sites/default/files/2019%20Newsletter_final.pdf

Congratulations ISP faculties and ISP student on their Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants (PCAG).

Congratulations to Drs. Kevin Ashley and Rosta Farzan and ISP student Jaromir Savelka on their accepted PCAG. The PCAG grants provide initial funding for novel and innovative projects on the critical questions of networks, data, and algorithms, with a focus on the ever-changing gaps among law, policy, and technology. Dr. Ashely and Jaromir Savelka got the PCAG grant for their ‘Annotating Cases for Learning to Summarize’ project. ‘Fighting Cyberbullying:  A Transformative and Educational Game for Promoting Empathic Understanding’ is Dr. Farzan and her colleagues’ contribution that has granted the by PCAG funding.

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