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2014-06-23 12:33:44

122 Teams to Meet in Ekaterinburg, Russia, for the International Collegiate Programming Contest WACO, Texas, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite computer software engineers will meet in Ekaterinburg, Russia, on June 25 to compete in the 38(th) Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Headquartered at Baylor University and known as the Battle of the Brains, the world's oldest and most...

2014-06-19 08:33:03

Recognition honors Blumofe for theoretical accomplishments positively impacting computing CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced that Dr. Robert D. Blumofe, executive vice president for Akamai's Platform Division, will be awarded the 2013 Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice award from the...

2014-05-23 23:02:00

Elected Leaders Stress Innovation and Diversity to Sustain ACM’s Unique Impact New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 ACM (The Association for Computing Machinery) today announced the election of new officers to lead the enterprise in a rapidly evolving digital environment. The new team, comprised of distinguished computer scientists from leading academic and corporate organizations, will be headed by Alexander L. Wolf of Imperial College London, UK. He takes the helm as ACM President for...

2014-04-23 23:08:33

ACM today honored leaders from international academic and community organization who helped build the infrastructure of computer science as a critical discipline in the digital era. As innovators, overseers and educators in their respective institutions, they made possible the dramatic progress that has enabled computer science to contribute to science and society and change the course of history. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 These recipients will be recognized with ACM awards for...

2014-04-04 23:32:46

David Blei's approach uses innovative statistical methods that make it possible to organize and summarize digital archives at a scale that would be impossible by human annotation. His work has applications for email archives, natural language processing, information retrieval and computational biology, and inspired research in social networks, robotics, computational social sciences, and digital humanities. New York and Bangalore, India (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 ACM (the Association for...

2014-03-18 23:23:33

Microsoft's Lamport helped build distributed computing systems that work as intended. His innovations have applications for security, cloud computing, embedded systems and database systems as well as mission critical computer systems that rely on secure information sharing and interoperability to prevent failure. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) http://www.acm.org today named Leslie Lamport, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, as...

2013-08-06 23:19:49

Hundreds of Data Scientists Gather in Chicago for the 19th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2013) CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 ACM’s Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) will recognize the winners of awards for seminal research and outstanding service to the community at its KDD conference August 11-14. Prof. Jon Kleinberg of Cornell University is the winner of the 2013 Innovation Award, Dr. Gabor Melli will...

2013-07-31 23:23:34

The partnership's goal is to accelerate growth of a skilled workforce for a global economy. ACM is partnering with Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to growing K-12 computer science education in America, to bring computing skills to elementary and high school students across the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The ACM partnership with Code.org is aimed at ensuring that every K-12 student in the nation has the opportunity to study computer science as a rigorous discipline that...


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2012-05-15 08:19:42

The Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (JACM) is the official journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It was established in 1954 and is published bi monthly by the ACM. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Victor Vianu (University of California, San Diego). It is peer-reviewed and covers computer science and science in general, especially theoretical aspects. The scope of the journal is based on areas covered by the Editorial Board, and these areas are...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.