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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A focus on causality is promising to help researchers overcome shortcomings that have bedeviled more traditional approaches to artificial intelligence.
Marina Krakovsky From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2022
Researchers at Germany's Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Russia's Ural Federal University found search engines often return inaccurate health information...Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2021
Research by neuroscientists suggests the latest predictive language models' underlying mechanism functions similarly to the human brain's language-processing centers...MIT News From ACM TechNews | October 27, 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
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
In U.K. Parliament testimony, Google's chief Internet evangelist gave a frank explanation of why its systems can't always tell good information from bad.
Fast Company From ACM News | September 27, 2021
The complaint alleges Google's "self-preferencing Results-page architecture" resulted in nearly two-thirds of Google searches in 2020 being completed without users...The Hill From ACM News | June 9, 2021