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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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
This month IBM and Google both said they aim to commercialize quantum computers within the next few years (Google specified five), selling access to the exotic...Technology Review From ACM News | March 20, 2017
In the red corner, weighing in with just five qubits, a quantum computer from the University of Maryland in College Park. In the blue corner, also with five qubits...Technology Review From ACM News | February 22, 2017
The U.K.'s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory is based at a restricted military base in Porton Down, not far from the ancient monument of Stonehenge in southwest...Technology Review From ACM News | January 24, 2017
The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is exploring whether brain-inspired computer chips could give satellites, aircraft, and drones the ability to automatically identify...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017
Researchers at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China have built a single-pixel camera that can capture images of objects even when they are not in direct view.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2017
A growing mass of poorly secured devices on the Internet of things represents a serious risk to life and property, and the government must intervene to mitigate...Technology Review From ACM News | December 6, 2016
The big, dumb, monotonous industrial robots found in many factories could soon be quite a bit smarter, thanks to the introduction of machine-learning skills that...Technology Review From ACM News | October 7, 2016
New York City wants to make Wi-Fi available to anyone who walks its streets. But Gotham is finding out the hard way that free and open Internet access is ripe for...Technology Review From ACM News | September 15, 2016