DEPARTMENT: Cerf's up
As resources diminish, research and innovation will be needed to compensate for their scarcity. How will computer science contribute to such a situation?
John Arquilla analyzes the latest in a long line of cyber intrusions, while Mark Guzdial considers how to prepare CS students for professional decision making.
Natural language processing delves more deeply into its knowledge gap.
Machine intelligence significantly reduces the time needed for an MRI scan, which can help reduce patient anxiety.
Sophisticated, dangerous ransomware is the new normal … and there is no simple fix.
COLUMN: Technology strategy and management
Tracing temporary work modifications resulting in permanent organizational changes.
COLUMN: Broadening participation
Seeking to improve systemic fairness in the computing realm.
COLUMN: Kode Vicious
Respect your staff, learn from others, and know when to let go.
COLUMN: Historical reflections
The complex legacy of Steven Levy's obsessive programmers.
Considering the fundamental nature and malleability of programming.
Seeking to develop a multilingual Wikipedia where content can be shared among language editions.
SECTION: Arab World special section
Over the last decade, the Arab world witnessed a significant investment in computer research and the corresponding enabling industry.
SECTION: Arab World special section: Hot topics
Though KAUST shares many of the operational mechanisms of western universities, it has a unique model of operation that deviates from most modern universities in several important aspects.
QCRI was created with a mandate to support Qatar's transformation from a carbon economy to a knowledge-based economy.
The Arab region is well positioned for building world-class data science teams to fill the supply shortage of data professionals, especially in the oil and gas field critical to region's economy.
An overview of the United Arab Emirates' unique and visionary pursuit of artificial intelligence.
The majority of Qataris are underemployed and working in government white collar jobs that are precisely the occupations likely to be made redundant by AI.
Despite the challenges that Lebanon has faced over the past five years, several success stories materialized in its entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Finding solutions to the challenges that will help deliver autonomous driving to world regions in desperate need of it.
Addressing traffic routing problems with sparse data.
Building a community of Arab students and faculty interested in Human-Computer Interaction and a platform to connect with established HCI researchers.
SECTION: Arab World special section: Big trends
Though Arabic NLP has many challenges, it has seen many successes and developments.
A menu of Awareness, Examples, Instruction, Opportunity, and Utilization will Yield members of the exascale workforce, mnemonically: A, E, I, O, U and sometimes — hopefully often(!) — Y.
The paucity of data on the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals provides an opportunity to use non-traditional data sources as a complement, in particular through the use of artificial intelligence.
The Arab world's response to cyber security challenges does not happen without tension or regional specificity.
How four prominent universities across the Arab region stimulate high-quality undergraduate research and innovation in computing.
The biomedical computing research community in the Arab world has been actively contributing to efforts that tackle long-standing biomedical challenges.
The Arab region opens ample room for communications and networking innovations and services and contributes to the critical mass of global networking innovation.
Prominent database researchers are settling within the Arab region and furthering its database research culture.
Arabic poses a set of unique speech recognition challenges due to its rich dialectal variety.
The 24-year-old security model has found a second wind.
SECTION: Contributed articles
What does it mean to be fair?
The promise and the challenges of the first industry-supported language to master the trade-off between safety and control.
SECTION: Review articles
Attention, particularly self-attention, is a standard in current NLP literature, but to achieve meaningful models, attention is not enough.
SECTION: Research highlights
The authors of "Succinct Range Filters" make a critical and insightful observation: For a given set of queries, the upper levels of the trie incur many more accesses than the lower levels. This results in a data structure that …
We present the Succinct Range Filter (SuRF), a fast and compact data structure for approximate membership tests.
COLUMN: Last byte
Where will the ball drop when the spinning roulette wheel stops?