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Sam Feldman’s company Quickmailcheck receives 2nd Place and Audience Choice Awards at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship's Pitch Dingman Competition

Computer Science undergraduate student Sam Feldman is the CEO and Founder of Quickmailcheck. Quickmailcheck is a service that allows users to access their email via text message without the need for a smart phone interface or the Internet.  Sam and Quickmailcheck received the 2nd Place Award and the Audience Choice Award at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s Pitch Dingman Competition.


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Marco Adelfio and Hanan Samet Receive Best Paper Award at GIR'13

Marco Adelfio and Hanan Samet received the Best Paper Award for their paper, Structured Toponym Resolution Using Combined Hierarchical Place Categories, at the 7th ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR'13). Their paper presents a “novel technique for place name disambiguation that uses Bayesian inference to assign categories to lists or tables containing place names, and then interprets individual toponyms based on the most likely category assignments.”


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