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Reshaping Terrorist Networks from Steph Martinez .

Reshaping Terrorist Networks

To destabilize terrorist organizations, the <code>STONE</code> algorithms identify a set of operatives wh...

Efficient Maximum Flow Algorithms .

Efficient Maximum Flow Algorithms

Though maximum flow algorithms have a long history, revolutionary progress is still being made.

Surgical Robots Deliver Care More Precisely

Computer-controlled robotic surgical systems and tumor-targeting radiation systems provide a greater level of precisi...

Fostering Computational Literacy in Science Classrooms.

Fostering Computational Literacy in Science Classrooms

An agent-based approach to integrating computing in secondary-school science courses.

Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios

The DARPA Robotics Challenge pitted teams from around the world against each other in a series of disaster-themed tasks.

Holographic Projection Systems Provide Eternal Life

Optical tricks help deceased entertainers keep on performing.

Your Phone as Quake Detector.

Community Sense and Response Systems: Your Phone as Quake Detector

The Caltech CSN project collects sensor data from thousands of personal devices for real-time response to dangerous e...

The Rise of RaaS: The Resource-as-a-Service Cloud

In the RaaS cloud, virtual machines trade in fine-grain resources on the fly.

Leslie Lamport, recipient of the 2013 ACM A.M. Turing Award.

General Agreement

Leslie Lamport contributed to the theory and practice of building distributed computing systems that work as intended.