Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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A recent survey gauging the popularity of statistical software programs found the R programming language is rapidly gaining on traditional statistics packages. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2014
Python has surpassed Java as the top language used to introduce U.S. students to programming and computer science, according to a survey published by ACM. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2014
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a prototype smartwatch that can be controlled by the wearer's hand gestures, or by clicking its face. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | May 5, 2014
The Linux Foundation plans to offer a Linux development course on edX, the massive open online course platform developed by MIT and Harvard University.
IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | March 11, 2014
Just a few colleges and universities worldwide offer dedicated degree programs for business intelligence, despite the quickly growing popularity of analytics technology...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2011
A new report from the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition says that schools, libraries, and healthcare providers in the United States need...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | June 15, 2009
IDG News ServiceMicrosoft has joined Alcatel-Lucent, IMEC, Orange-France, and Motorola in signing the Code of Best Practices for Women and ICT, which seeks to attract...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2009