"Speculative Taint Tracking (STT): A Comprehensive Protection for Speculatively Accessed Data," by Jiyong Yu et al., might be a beginning of an end to speculation...Timothy Sherwood From Communications of the ACM | December 2021
This paper proposes speculative taint tracking (STT), a high security and high performance hardware mechanism, to block speculative execution attacks.
Jiyong Yu, Mengjia Yan, Artem Khyzha, Adam Morrison, Josep Torrellas, Christopher W. Fletcher From Communications of the ACM | December 2021
In this work, we study a fourth modification to the notion of efficient verification that originates in the study of quantum entanglement.
Zhengfeng Ji, Anand Natarajan, Thomas Vidick, John Wright, Henry Yuen From Communications of the ACM | November 2021
"Securing the Wireless Emergency Alerts System," by Jihoon Lee et al., investigates real-world attacks on the current implementation of Wireless Emergency Alerts...Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi From Communications of the ACM | October 2021
We investigate the Wireless Emergency Alert system and develop and demonstrate the first practical spoofing attack on Presidential Alerts, using commercially available...Jihoon Lee, Gyuhong Lee, Jinsung Lee, Youngbin Im, Max Hollingsworth, Eric Wustrow, Dirk Grunwald, Sangtae Ha From Communications of the ACM | October 2021
We review the impact of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic on Internet traffic in order to analyze its performance.
Anja Feldmann, Oliver Gasser, Franziska Lichtblau, Enric Pujol, Ingmar Poese, Christoph Dietzel, Daniel Wagner, Matthias Wichtlhuber, Juan Tapiador, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Oliver Hohlfeld, Georgios Smaragdakis From Communications of the ACM | July 2021
"Deriving Equations from Sensor Data Using Dimensional Function Synthesis," by Vasileios Tsoutsouras, et al., addresses the key problem of discovering relationships...Sriram Sankaranarayanan From Communications of the ACM | July 2021
We present a new method, which we call dimensional function synthesis, for deriving functions that model the relationship between multiple signals in a physical...Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Sam Willis, Phillip Stanley-Marbell From Communications of the ACM | July 2021
"In-Sensor Classification With Boosted Race Trees," by Georgios Tzimpragos, et al., proposes a surprising, novel, and creative approach to post-Moore's Law computing...Abhishek Bhattacharjee From Communications of the ACM | June 2021
We demonstrate the potential of a novel form of encoding, race logic, in which information is represented as the delay in the arrival of a signal.
Georgios Tzimpragos, Advait Madhavan, Dilip Vasudevan, Dmitri Strukov, Timothy Sherwood From Communications of the ACM | June 2021
"3D Localization for Subcentimeter-Sized Devices," by Iyer, et al., neatly separates and solves the problems of robotic locomotion, sensing, localization, and communications...Prabal Dutta From Communications of the ACM | March 2021
We present the first localization system that consumes microwatts of power at a mobile device and can be localized across multiple rooms in settings such as homes...Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, Vikram Iyer, Shyamnath Gollakota From Communications of the ACM | March 2021
"Scalable Signal Reconstruction for a Broad Range of Applications," by Abolfazl Asudeh, et al. shows that algorithmic insights about SRP, combined with database...Zachary G. Ives From Communications of the ACM | February 2021
Most of the common approaches for solving signal reconstruction problem do not scale to large problem sizes. We propose a novel and scalable algorithm for solving...Abolfazl Asudeh, Jees Augustine, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Azade Nazi, Nan Zhang, Gautam Das, Divesh Srivastava From Communications of the ACM | February 2021
"SkyCore," by Mehrdad Moradi, et al., addresses an exciting use case for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in which UAVs can act as mobile base stations for the cellular...Richard Han From Communications of the ACM | January 2021
We argue for and propose an alternate, radical edge evolved packet core design, called SkyCore, that pushes the EPC functionality to the extreme edge of the core...Mehrdad Moradi, Karthikeyan Sundaresan, Eugene Chai, Sampath Rangarajan, Z. Morley Mao From Communications of the ACM | January 2021
In "Constant Overhead Quantum Fault Tolerance with Quantum Expander Codes," by Omar Fawzi, et al., the authors produce an algorithm that can rapidly deduce the...Daniel Gottesman From Communications of the ACM | January 2021
In this paper, we study the asymptotic scaling of the space overhead needed for fault-tolerant quantum computation.
Omar Fawzi, Antoine Grospellier, Anthony Leverrier From Communications of the ACM | January 2021