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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Researchers created ScanNet, a new database of three-dimensional images with millions of annotated objects, to help train machines to better understand the physical...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | April 26, 2017
William Kochevar of Cleveland can slowly move his right arm and hand. No big deal—except that the 56-year-old had been paralyzed from the shoulders down since a...Technology Review From ACM News | March 30, 2017
Intelligence agents and military operatives may come to rely heavily on machine learning to parse huge quantities of data, and to control a growing arsenal of autonomous...Technology Review From ACM News | March 22, 2017
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
Researchers at Tsinghua University in China have discovered why slow or failed Wi-Fi connectivity happens and how to avoid it, by measuring the time it took for...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | January 23, 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
Prominent computer security experts in November warned the U.S. Congress that a poorly secured Internet of Things could seriously threaten life and property.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 5, 2016