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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The PodoSighter tool identifies early indicators of kidney disease by detecting podocytes, a specialized kidney cell damaged during early-stage kidney disease.
...University at Buffalo News Center From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2021
University of California, Santa Cruz researchers have created tools and procedures for generating realistic, data-driven animations of marine mammals.
UC Santa Cruz Newscenter From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2021
Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus and Google have been mapping the fruit fly brain connectome since 2014.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2021
Researchers at Australia's Curtin University and the Geological Survey of Western Australia are using deep learning to analyze geochemical data to expand mineral...Curtin University News (Australia) From ACM TechNews | October 28, 2021
Researchers used applied differential geometry to develop a framework to quantify retinotopic maps in V1, one of 14 areas of the brain devoted to visual processing...Arizona State University From ACM TechNews | October 28, 2021
Researchers have enhanced computer modeling to better predict the lift and drag of an airplane's structure, without slowing the speed of calculation.
Stanford Engineering From ACM TechNews | October 27, 2021
A new imaging methodology developed by the University of Rochester's Gregory Heyworth and colleagues can capture text from extremely fragile books.
University of Rochester From ACM TechNews | October 27, 2021
Researchers used deep learning to develop a model that can factor people's aesthetic enjoyment of a landscape into ecosystem service assessments.
EPFL News (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2021
Researchers at Twitter found that the social media platform amplifies more tweets from rightwing politicians and news outlets than content from leftwing sources...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | October 25, 2021
Key questions and challenges remain, including how to scale qubit devices while reducing noise and errors to the point where the devices become useful.
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2021
Scientists tracked media mentions of people who died between 2009 and 2014 to gauge how long recently deceased public figures remain in collective memory.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | October 22, 2021
Scientists at the University of Utah and Spain's Miguel Hernandez University have given artificial vision to a blind woman through a brain implant.
University of Utah From ACM TechNews | October 22, 2021