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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Solving for Why
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Solving for Why

A focus on causality is promising to help researchers overcome shortcomings that have bedeviled more traditional approaches to artificial intelligence.

Accelerating Search
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Accelerating Search

The latest in machine learning helps high-energy physicists handle the enormous amounts of data produced by the Large Hadron Collider.

Just the Facts
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Just the Facts

In repackaging other companies' news, some news aggregators are diverting readers and ad dollars, and, critics argue, undercutting the incentive to spend money...

Garbage In, Info Out
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Garbage In, Info Out

Security researchers used malware to investigate large-scale Internet censorship in Egypt and Libya.

All the News That's Fit For You
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All the News That's Fit For You

Personalized news promises to make daily journalism profitable again, but technical and cultural obstacles have slowed the industry's adoption of automated personalization...

India's Elephantine Effort
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India's Elephantine Effort

An ambitious biometric ID project in the world's second most populous nation aims to relieve poverty, but faces many hurdles.

Yahoo! Labs Competition Yields Better Ranking Model
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Yahoo! Labs Competition Yields Better Ranking Model

The Learning to Rank Challenge showed Yahoo! that its approach to search is on target, but there’s still room for improvement.

New Ranking Algorithm Separates Digital Wheat from Chaff
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New Ranking Algorithm Separates Digital Wheat from Chaff

The ranking algorithm called SPEAR (SPamming-resistant Expertise Analysis and Ranking), developed by PhD candidates Ching Man Au Yeung of the University of Southampton...
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