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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Artificial intelligence systems can process vast amounts of data in seconds, but they can't make sense of the world or explain their decisions. David Ferrucci wants...The New York Times From ACM News | August 29, 2022
The Plan-EAT tool for assessing buildings combined with spatial analysis can improve the design of aged care facilities for people with dementia.
University of New South Wales (Australia) From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2022
Measurement has driven research groups to home in on the most popular datasets, but that may change as metrics shift to real-world quality.
Chris Edwards From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2022
Quantum annealing computers can run algorithms faster than classical computers in certain instances, but typically not when time is limited.
Los Alamos National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2022
Google Project Zero security researcher Ivan Fratric launched a remote code execution attack by exploiting the technology underlying Zoom and other applications...PC Magazine From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2022
Researchers have found the operators of the Gootkit access-as-a-service malware now are using legal documents to get unsuspecting users to download them.
The Hacker News From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2022
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused Ishan Wahi, a former product manager at the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange, of insider trading and securities fraud...Wired From ACM News | August 9, 2022
Former NASA roboticists who helped developed the Robonaut 2 astronaut assistant robot are part of a research team that has developed a deep-sea robot.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2022
This fall, students at 10 U.S. universities will attend metaversities, virtual reality (VR) platforms where educators and students wear VR headsets and interact...Inside Higher Ed From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2022