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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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
Brief exposure to an infographic about the scientific process could strengthen people's trust in science and mitigate COVID-19 misinformation.
IU Bloomington Newsroom From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2021
The Fabric GEM algorithm was able to detect disease-causing variants in infants with rare diseases at six leading genomic centers and hospitals with high accuracy...News-Medical Life Sciences From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2021
Australian privacy commissioner Angelene Falk said facial recognition technology used in 700 Australian 7-Eleven stores interfered with customer privacy.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2021
In a vast odyssey across the solar system, the mission will study asteroids known as Trojans that may contain secrets of how the planets ended up in their current...The New York Times From ACM News | October 19, 2021
Pennsylvania State University scientists have designed a search engine that uses artificial intelligence to sift through millions of online documents.
Penn State News From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2021
Researchers have developed an algorithm to convert old newspapers into searchable data by identifying and ranking people's names in order of their importance.
University at Buffalo News Center From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2021
Stanford University researchers have unveiled a $400 self-navigating robotic cane that can help visually impaired users detect and avoid obstacles.
Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2021
The University of Wyoming's Pejman Tahmasebi and Tao Bai have invented a machine learning model that boosts the accuracy of earthquake detection.
University of Wyoming News From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2021