In October, ACM Council approved the publication of the CS 2013 report — an exhaustive 10-year effort championed by ACM's Education Board and IEEE-Computer Society.
Andrew McGettrick Page 5DEPARTMENT: Letter from the President
Every time I see calendar dates like 2014, I feel as if I have been transported by time machine into the future. Isaac Asimov made some remarkably astute projections about 2014 in 1964, so what might he say today?Vinton G. Cerf Page 7DEPARTMENT: Letters to the Editor
A paper by Ballard, Demmel, Holtz, and Schwartz considers a fundamental problem, adopting a new perspective on an old algorithm that has for years occupied a peculiar place in the theory and practice of matrix algorithms.Michael W. Mahoney Page 106
Proving lower bounds on the communication of algorithms and finding algorithms that attain these bounds are fundamental goals. Grey Ballard, James Demmel, Olga Holtz, Oded Schwartz Pages 107-114COLUMN: Last byte