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  Penn Researchers Win Best Paper at International Robotics Conference
  Kostas Daniilidis, Ruth Yalom Stone Professor of Computer and Information Science, George Pappas, Joseph Moore Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, graduate student Sean Bowman, and postdoctoral researcher Nikolay Atanasov (not pictured), were presented with the “Best Conference Paper” at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Singapore for their paper, Probabilistic Data Association for Semantic SLAM.
 
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  Penn Students' Design To Reach New Heights Aboard the ISS
  In response to a call to "Print the Future, three Penn undergraduates won the opportunity to have their design 3-D printed aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Rising seniors Jaimie Carlson, Laura Gao, and Adam Zachar formed ProtoFluidics to create an adaptable, modular microfluidic device. The team hopes that, once printed using the 3-D printer already on the ISS, astronauts will be able to use their design to perform specialized research using tiny amounts of fluids in space.
 
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  Sydney Morton: Learning, Studying and Teaching Team-oriented Programming
 
Sydney Morton, junior in the Department of Computer and Information Science, has a lot on her plate. The captain of the varsity volleyball team and active member in the Chi Omega sorority, Morton's next act is to spend the summer working at Microsoft. She credits a computer science course with getting her prepared, both with coding and leadership knowledge.
 
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  "Deep Learning" Can Help Computers Understand Emotional Language
 
Lyle Ungar, Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science, and Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, assistant professor in the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia, are using the expression of how people feel about the things they share as a method to improve digital assistants or customer service chatbots responses so that they are more appropriate and helpful.
 
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