Academic rankings, in general, provide highly misleading ways to inform academic decision making by individuals. Using such rankings for academic decision making is letting third-party business interests influence our academic …
Moshe Y. Vardi
To those who have spoken for and who espouse an open and welcoming Internet now falls the task of keeping it that way. To do so will require more than words and argument.
Vinton G. Cerf
DEPARTMENT: Letters to the Editor
Re "The Risks of Self-Auditing Systems" (June 2016): While Internet voting (like any remote-voting method) is indeed vulnerable to vote buying and selling, end-to-end verifiable voting is not.
Mathematicians explore the root of many problems in developing a proof for the Kadison-Singer problem.
Graphical processing units have emerged as a major powerhouse in the computing world, unleashing huge advancements in deep learning and AI.
Scientists are learning more about what makes robots and chatbots engaging.
COLUMN: Law and Technology
A look at the legal background and future possibilities for an issue that is likely to reoccur.
COLUMN: The profession of IT
Software users are looking more and more for software that delights.
Peter J. Denning
COLUMN: Broadening participation
Seeking to expand inclusiveness in computer science education.
Richard E. Ladner, Maya Israel
Calling for research on automatic oversight for artificial intelligence systems.
Amitai Etzioni, Oren Etzioni
Sharing lessons learned from a lecture program for making technical material more accessible to conference attendees.
Ethan Katz-Bassett, Justine Sherry, Te-Yuan Huang, Maria Kazandjieva, Craig Partridge, Fahad Dogar
Seeking to make Web data "smarter" by utilizing a new kind of semantics.
Abraham Bernstein, James Hendler, Natalya Noy
Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.
Peter Bailis, Simon Peter, Justine Sherry
When people don't work well together they make bad decisions.
The operations side of the story.
Thomas A. Limoncelli
SECTION: Contributed articles
Using database views to define citable units is the key to specifying and generating citations to data.
Peter Buneman, Susan Davidson, James Frew
Smartphone mapping apps routinely fail to follow centuries-old mapmaking dynamic consistency principles and practices.
Hanan Samet, Sarana Nutanong, Brendan C. Fruin
SECTION: Review articles
Semantic parsing is a rich fusion of the logical and the statistical worlds.
SECTION: Research highlights
What would the world look like if we had a chance to observe it with a trillion frame-per-second video camera? "Imaging the Propagation of Light through Scenes at Picosecond Resolution" by Velten et al. represents an audacious …
We present a novel imaging technique, which we call femtophotography, to capture and visualize the propagation of light through table-top scenes with an effective exposure time of 1.85 ps per frame.
Andreas Velten, Di Wu, Belen Masia, Adrian Jarabo, Christopher Barsi, Chinmaya Joshi, Everett Lawson, Moungi Bawendi, Diego Gutierrez, Ramesh Raskar
As "Jupiter Rising" makes clear, many of the Internet mechanisms for maintaining large-scale networks are suboptimal when the datacenter is largely homogeneous, exhibits strong regularity within its structure, and when its bandwidth …
Andrew W. Moore
We present our approach for overcoming the cost, operational complexity, and limited scale endemic to datacenter networks a decade ago.
Arjun Singh, Joon Ong, Amit Agarwal, Glen Anderson, Ashby Armistead, Roy Bannon, Seb Boving, Gaurav Desai, Bob Felderman, Paulie Germano, Anand Kanagala, Hong Liu, Jeff Provost, Jason Simmons, Eiichi Tanda, Jim Wanderer, Urs Hölzle, Stephen Stuart, Amin Vahdat
COLUMN: Last byte
Stefan Savage's innovative research has focused on strengthening the security, privacy, and reliability of networks.