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mzk_lcProfessor M. Zakaria Kurdi joins Lynchburg College as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Prior to coming to LC, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Dr. Kurdi received his Ph.D. in CS from Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France. He taught and/or did research in several universities around the world including: Pierre Mendes France and Stendhal Universities, France, Universities of Aleppo and Baath, Syria, and the University of Ottawa in Canada.

Dr. Kurdi’s teaching interests include Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Data Science, Databases, algorithms, System Design and Analysis, and programming languages.

Dr. Kurdi’s main research interests are about NLP applications to educational systems as well as building cognitively inspired model of spoken language processing.

He recently published the first volume of his book about NLP and computational linguistics and ISTE-Wiley.

In his free time, he does some jogging, discovers new places and takes care of his 55 gallon planted tank.

Computer Science Department Spring Picnic

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Tuesday April 26 from noon to 2pm at the Townhomes Pavilion!
Tuesday April 26 from noon to 2pm at the Townhomes Pavilion!
Tuesday April 26 from noon to 2pm at the Townhomes Pavilion!
Tuesday April 26 from noon to 2pm at the Townhomes Pavilion!

Be sure to come down and get some free pizza and refreshments with your fellow students and teachers.

 

C S 141 Games

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Here are highlights of the arcade-game project in Briggs’s C S 141 class.  This year, Breakout was popular — but there are other old favorites, and an original or two.

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pongspaceInvaderssplatspider hockey  coins breakout2 breakout3 catbird breakout dodgeball atariBreakout

CS tutoring hours, Spring 2016

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Hours are…

  • Monday   6-9   Russell
  • Tuesday  7-9   Micheal
  • Wednesday 7-9  Emma
  • Thursday  6-9  Russell
  • Sunday    1-3  Emma
  • Sunday    6-9  Russell

 

The location is Hobbs 118.

 

SACM Computer Science Picnic

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Postponed until May 4 @ noon

Postponed until May 4 @ noon

Postponed until May 4 @ noon

Postponed until May 4 @ noon

Postponed until May 4 @ noon

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