Computer Science professors awarded over 5 million processor hours by Compute Canada

Professors of Computer Science Holger Hoos and Kevin Leyton-Brown and their empirical algorithmics group have been awarded 5,260,000 processor hours, valued at $315,569, in the nationwide 2013 Compute Canada resource allocation competition, for their research on “Programming by Optimization: Automated Configuration and Selection of Algorithms for Challenging Computational Problems”.

This research involves collaborations with IBM, Auctionomics Inc., and Actenum Corporation. For more information, click here.