FoundationDB, as explored in "FoundationDB: A Distributed Key-Value Store," by Jingyu Zhou et al., pioneered the development of a scalable distributed key-value...Alfons Kemper From Communications of the ACM | June 2023
FoundationDB, an open-source transactional key-value store, is one of the first systems to combine the flexibility and scalability of NoSQL architectures with the...Jingyu Zhou, Meng Xu, Alexander Shraer, Bala Namasivayam, Alex Miller, Evan Tschannen, Steve Atherton, Andrew J. Beamon, Rusty Sears, John Leach, Dave Rosenthal, Xin Dong, Will Wilson, Ben Collins, David Scherer, Alec Grieser, Yang Liu, Alvin Moore, Bhaskar Muppana, Xiaoge Su, Vishesh Yadav From Communications of the ACM | June 2023
"AuraRing: Precise Electromagnetic Finger Tracking," by Farshid Salemi Parizi, Eric Whitmire, and Shwetak Patel, details the AuraRing system's remarkable ability...Yang Zhang From Communications of the ACM | October 2022
We present AuraRing, a wearable magnetic tracking system designed for tracking fine-grained finger movement.
Farshid Salemi Parizi, Eric Whitmire, Shwetak Patel From Communications of the ACM | October 2022
We propose several efficient data structures for the exact and approximate variants of the fair near neighbor problem.
Martin Aumüller, Sariel Har-Peled, Sepideh Mahabadi, Rasmus Pagh, Francesco Silvestri From Communications of the ACM | August 2022
In "Sampling Near Neighbors in Search for Fairness," Aumüller et al. investigate a basic problem in similarity search called near neighbor in the context of fair...Qin Zhang From Communications of the ACM | August 2022
"Expressive Querying for Accelerating Visual Analytics," by Tarique Siddiqui et al., provides a general abstraction, along with advanced interfaces, focusing on...Bill Howe From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
In this work, we introduce the problem of visualization search and highlight two underlying challenges of search enumeration and visualization matching.
Tarique Siddiqui, Paul Luh, Zesheng Wang, Karrie Karahalios, Aditya G. Parameswaran From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
"On Sampled Metrics for Item Recommendation," by Walid Krichene and Steffen Rendle, exposes a crucial aspect for the evaluation of algorithms and tools: the impact...Fabio Vandin From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
This paper investigates sampled metrics and shows that it is possible to improve the quality of sampled metrics by applying a correction, obtained by minimizing...Walid Krichene, Steffen Rendle From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
"SoundWatch," by Dhruv Jain et al., provides an example of HCI research's vital role in designing architectures that trade off different computational capabilities...Jeffrey P. Bigham From Communications of the ACM | June 2022
We present SoundWatch, a smartwatch-based deep learning application to sense, classify, and provide feedback about sounds occurring in the environment.
Dhruv Jain, Hung Ngo, Pratyush Patel, Steven Goodman, Khoa Nguyen, Rachel Grossman-Kahn, Leah Findlater, Jon Froehlich From Communications of the ACM | June 2022
In "FANG," the authors focus on a strategy of automatically detecting disinformation campaigns on online media with a new graph-based, contextual technique for...Philippe Cudré-Mauroux From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
We propose Factual News Graph (FANG), a novel graphical social context representation and learning framework for fake news detection.
Van-Hoang Nguyen, Kazunari Sugiyama, Preslav Nakov, Min-Yen Kan From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
The authors of "Cognitive Biases in Software Development" rightly highlight the need for situated studies that examine cognitive bias 'in the wild' during software...Marian Petre From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
We conducted a two-part field study to examine the extent to which cognitive biases occur, the consequences of these biases on developer behavior, and the practices...Souti Chattopadhyay, Nicholas Nelson, Audrey Au, Natalia Morales, Christopher Sanchez, Rahul Pandita, Anita Sarma From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
"Supporting People with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Exploration of PoIs" is an example of work that takes seriously the task of supporting a small group that...Robin Burke From Communications of the ACM | February 2022
We propose a novel Top-N recommendation model that combines information about an autistic user's idiosyncratic aversions with her/his preferences in a personalized...Noemi Mauro, Liliana Ardissono, Federica Cena From Communications of the ACM | February 2022
"Eyelid Gestures for People with Motor Impairments," by Mingming Fan et al., addresses the accessibility of mobile devices to people with motor impairments.
Tiago Guerreiro From Communications of the ACM | January 2022
We present an algorithm to detect nine eyelid gestures on smartphones in real time and evaluate it with 12 able-bodied people and four people with severe motor...Mingming Fan, Zhen Li, Franklin Mingzhe Li From Communications of the ACM | January 2022