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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.
Discovery of a 12-fold Curta in Britain.
Women do like the raw technical aspects of computer science.
ICER 2017 features a new test of student belief and new theory about K-5 CS learning.
A NASA study has located the Antarctic glaciers that accelerated …
Leading neuroscientists are joining forces to study the brain—in much …
We expect a lot from our computers these days. They …