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2012-05-11 02:25:07

WARSAW, Poland, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite computer engineers will meet in Warsaw, Poland, May 14 through May 17 to compete in the 36th Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The contest, which is affectionately known as the Battle of the Brains, will be hosted by the University of Warsaw and will challenge students to solve some of the most difficult programming problems in a strict five hour...

2012-03-15 13:00:00

Pearl Developed Novel Framework for Reasoning under Uncertainty that Changed How Scientists Approach Real World Problems New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery today named Judea Pearl of the University of California, Los Angeles the winner of the 2011 ACM A.M. Turing Award for innovations that enabled remarkable advances in the partnership between humans and machines that is the foundation of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Pearl pioneered...

2011-10-25 13:00:00

ACM introduced ACM Author-Izer, a link-based service that improves download metrics and expands ACM's "Green Path" access policies, making ACM one of the first publishers of scholarly works to offer this model to its authors. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 ACM is introducing the ACM Author-Izer, a unique service that enables ACM authors to post links on either their own web page or institutional repository that allow visitors to download the definitive version of...

Microsoft Unveils Portable, Touch-Screen Input Projector
2011-10-20 05:17:32

Microsoft researchers are developing a new, wearable system that can turn any surface, even a user's own hand, into an interactive multitouch input device, various media outlets are reporting. According to a Wednesday Mobiledia story reprinted by Forbes.com, the device, known as OmniTouch, is a "wearable touch screen sensor system" that was created by developers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University. It will combine a pico laser projector, which will project the touch...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avere Systems today announced that it will be exhibiting its line of FXT appliances at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th annual international convention and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques, in booth 150 of the Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 7-11. Avere will also be co-sponsoring the Studio SysAdmins Birds-of-a-Feather session on August 9th from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Presentations will be given by...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

New Zealand digital design institute Media Design School has achieved global recognition, with two films selected to screen at the illustrious SIGGRAPH Computer Arts Festival. The news follows a number of top international awards wins for the school, and excitement is building at Media Design School's growing profile on the international digital filmmaking stage. (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 New Zealand's Media Design School's clever and witty little CGI short films are making waves globally...

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2011-06-29 08:44:42

Many reading tasks require individuals to not only read a document, but also to understand, learn from and retain the information in it. For this type of reading, experts recommend a process called active reading, which involves highlighting, outlining and taking notes on the text. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed software that facilitates an innovative approach to active reading. Taking advantage of touch-screen tablet computers, the LiquidText software...

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Husband-and-Wife Team Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson Honored with Association for Computing Machinery's 2011 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson, authors of Pearson's Introduction to Computing and Programming in Python, A Multimedia Approach, 2/e, and Introduction to Computing and Programming with Java: A Multimedia Approach, 1/e, have received the Association for Computing Machinery's 2011 Karl V. Karlstrom...

2011-06-01 06:10:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that Xilinx Research Labs Fellow, Steve Trimberger, has been chosen by the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) to be inducted into the class of 2010 ACM fellows for his achievements in computer science and information technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO) Recognition as an ACM fellow is the most prestigious member grade granted to the top one percent of ACM...

2011-05-31 08:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Zhejiang University have been crowned World Champions of the 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on Monday, May 30. Sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM), the competition, also known as the "Battle of the Brains," challenged 105 university teams to solve some of the most challenging computer programming problems in just five hours. Click here to watch a video summary of the...


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Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery
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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