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 virtual reality test can be used to assess an individual's functional cognition, and eventually may be used to test for age-related cognitive decline.
King's College London (U.K.) News Center From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2022
Researchers incorporated a pair of infrared cameras into prototype goggles to help blind and visually impaired people navigate their environment intuitively.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2022
The free Forecasting African STorms Application (FASTA) enables users to access real-time maps of local storm activity on their mobile phones.
University of Leeds (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2022
A new method of lie detection developed by researchers at Israel's Tel Aviv University uses electrodes affixed to the face to determine if someone is lying.
BBC News From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2022
The antigenic cartography algorithm, which can two-dimensionally map laboratory data on viral strains, has helped scientists keep up with genetic variants.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2022
A machine learning framework developed by researchers at the University of Maryland aims to accelerate the design of soft machines.
University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2022