Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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Researchers developed a device that can kill cockroaches using a laser, two cameras, and an artificial intelligence (AI) model capable of targeting specific insect...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 27, 2022
A machine learning model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis can analyze decades of earthquake data to predict future earthquakes.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2022
A new system incorporates a robotic arm that generates sound waves to levitate and move objects to build complex structures in mid-air without touching the parts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 6, 2022
Ward Beullens at IBM Research Zurich in Switzerland easily cracked a cryptography algorithm touted as one of three contenders for a global standard against quantum...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 11, 2022
University of Pennsylvania researchers have developed microscopic robots that move by themselves, using an actuator fashioned from a thin layer of platinum.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2020
New software automatically translates a video of a person speaking in one language into another language, while matching their lip movements to the new words.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 29, 2020
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
Police in the UK want to predict serious violent crime using artificial intelligence, New Scientist can reveal. The idea is that individuals flagged by the system...New Scientist From ACM News | November 28, 2018
Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail....New Scientist From ACM News | October 24, 2018
What are the best two legs for running an obstacle course? One leg that crawls at the knee joint, and one massive leg dragged behind for stability like a kangaroo's...New Scientist From ACM News | October 12, 2018
Maths fans can't get enough of numbers that are millions of digits long and can only be divided by themselves and one. Now, through a collaborative effort, utilising...New Scientist From ACM News | January 5, 2018