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ETH Zurich recognized Prof. Noga Alon and Prof. Eric A. Brewer for their outstanding contributions in the field of computer science with Honorary Doctor title. (in German)
Prof. Marc Pollefeys and his group developed an app that transforms an ordinary smartphone into a portable 3D scanner.
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Prof. Marc Pollefeys’ Computer Vision and Geometry Group presented its latest research on mobile 3D scanning technology at this year’s IEEE conference in Sydney. The researchers transformed the smartphone into a portable digital scanner, allowing users to snap pictures on the fly and scan objects from a statue to an outside scenery. “We will be scanning in 3D, like we are photographing today,” says Prof. Pollefeys.
ETH Zurich recognized Prof. Alon for his landmark contributions to discrete mathematics and theorectical computer science, as well as Prof. Brewer’s outstanding achievements in the design and implementation of scalable distributed systems on the internet. (in German)
President of the Swiss Confederation, Ueli Maurer, is currently testing a crypto phone. ETH News talked to his namesake, ETH professor and cryptography expert Ueli Maurer, about secure IT, the NSA and the threat of a cyberwar.
The 5th Swiss Day for Computer Science Education („Schweizer Tag für den Informatikunterricht“, STIU) of ETH Zurich’s „Ausbildungs- und Beratungszentrum für Informatikunterricht“ takes place on January 8, 2014 at the “Alte Kantonsschule” in Aarau. Every year, the STIU offers inspiring presentations on computer science teaching practices at schools and universities. (in German)
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