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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Cleveland State University asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to review a district court ruling that "room scans" by exam proctoring software...Bloomberg Law From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2023
ChatGPT and similar AI systems are being used in realms beyond education, but classrooms seem to be where fears about the bot's misuse — and ideas to adapt alongside...FiveThirtyEight From ACM News | January 24, 2023
When fed a sufficient amount of training data, artificial intelligence techniques can be used to generate new ideas in several different ways. Is that creativity...Keith Kirkpatrick From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2023
Riiid is one of a handful of companies that believe that A.I. algorithms are perfectly suited to track student performance and give individualized attention.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2023
Video game designers and cancer researchers have teamed up at the University of Cambridge's IMAXT Laboratory to turn spreadsheet data into highly detailed virtual...PC Magazine From ACM TechNews | December 30, 2022
Universities need new ways to assess and respond to threats to academic integrity posed by AI tools that students could use to cheat on written assignments.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | December 27, 2022
Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. "was a statesman in the best sense of the word, as well as a great leader, a very kind man, and a fine engineer," said fellow ACM A.M....Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | January 1, 2023
Computer scientist Valérie Issarny, a director of research at France's National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology and chair of the ACM Europe...John Delaney From Communications of the ACM | January 1, 2023
Researchers at the Epoch artificial intelligence research and forecasting organization warn of the potential depletion of data for training AI language algorithms...MIT Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2022
U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency director Jern Easterly said ransomware and other cyber threats targeting primary and secondary schools are...StateScoop From ACM News | November 15, 2022