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Daphne Koller discusses probabilistic relational modeling, artificial intelligence, and her new work with biologists.
Debating the public policy issues involved in proposed efforts toward improving voting systems while considering the range of technical and societal challenges.
Tracing the course of influential computing developments and considering possible paths to new paradigms.
Diagnosing the symptoms of failing to accommodate critical software architecture properties that often result in the demise of projects.
Considering the responsibilities of those who build systems fundamental to significant social functions, institutions, and values.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Computer Chess Championship in 1970.
Intro CS students sometimes think professional programmers are super-human, which makes it hard to live up to those expectations.
IBM announced its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative …
Researchers have enhanced deep neural network performance by integrating feature …
Researchers have developed a modeling and simulation toolkit to help …