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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In 1969, he was part of a team of young engineers who built the first machine to switch data among computers using the Arpanet, the precursor to the Internet.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 9, 2022
University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed a tracking system to monitor the migration of monarch butterflies to specific mountain peaks in central Mexico...University of Pittsburgh Swanson Engineering Newsroom From ACM TechNews | May 6, 2022
Two independent teams show neutral ytterbium-171 atoms can be trapped and used for quantum information processing, bringing quantum computers based on this platform...Physics From ACM News | May 4, 2022
Virginia high school senior Benjamin Choi designed a thought-controlled robotic arm, then three-dimensionally printed the first model in small pieces, and assembled...Smithsonian From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2022
Researchers have developed an approach for shuffling qubits during computing while maintaining their quantum state, resulting in a programmable, error-correcting...Harvard Gazette From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2022
Scientists at Australia's Monash University have developed a computer science learning framework that uses food to teach fundamental computing concepts.
Monash University (Australia) From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2022
Rresearchers have developed a jumping robot that can reach heights of more than 30 meters, or about the height of a 10-story building, after being launched at about...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | May 3, 2022
Researhers claim copper telephone wire already deployed across Britain can carry data at rates three times higher than fiber-optic cable at much less cost, over...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 2, 2022
Ciaran Martin, founding head of the U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre and now an Oxford University professor, called the attacks "extraordinary" in a tweet....CyberScoop From ACM News | April 29, 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a machine learning method that enables robots to acquire new skills using a handful of human examples...MIT News From ACM TechNews | April 28, 2022