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2009-04-28 05:00:00

$150,000 Prize to Cornell's Kleinberg for Contemporary Contributions in Computer Science NEW YORK and BANGALORE, India, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) www.acm.org announced today that Jon Kleinberg, a professor at Cornell University, is the recipient of the 2008 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to improving Web search techniques that allow billions of Web users worldwide to find relevant, credible...

2009-04-21 10:26:00

Award Ceremony at Stockholm Concert Hall Where the Nobel Prizes Are Presented STOCKHOLM, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students from St. Petersburg State University of IT, Mechanics and Optics are crowned the 2009 ACM (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Champions in the Stockholm Concert Hall where the Nobel Prizes are presented every year. Sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM), the competition took place today at KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). (Logo:...

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2009-03-31 09:10:00

Women involved in computer science say more girls should consider a career in this exciting field When the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) awarded Barbara Liskov the prestigious Turing Award earlier this month, their decision and timing were perfect--Liskov is a true pioneer in her field and March is National Women's History Month. In addition to making the types of "foundational innovations" that the ACM cited in awarding the MIT professor the honor often described as the 'Nobel...

2009-03-10 08:00:00

MIT's Liskov, First U.S. Woman Ph.D. in Computer Science, Pioneered the Standard for Modern Programming Language and Software Reliability NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named Barbara Liskov of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) the winner of the 2008 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The award cites Liskov for her foundational innovations to designing and building the pervasive computer system designs that power daily life. Her...

2009-02-02 08:18:00

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. ("China ACM") (OTC Bulletin Board: CADC), a leading provider of ready-mix concrete in China, today announced the launch of its new investor relations networking hub powered by AGORACOM Investor Relations ("AGORACOM") (http://www.agoracom.com) for the purpose of facilitating the company's visibility and communications among the online community of small-cap investors. Services will be...

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2008-12-11 10:25:00

The world has gone digital in just about everything we do. Almost every iota of information we access these days is stored in some kind of digital form and accessed electronically -- text, charts, images, video, music, you name it. The key questions are: Will your data be there when you need it? And who's going to preserve it? In the December 2008 edition of Communications of the ACM, the monthly magazine of the Association for Computing Machinery, Dr. Fran Berman, director of the San Diego...

2008-12-11 09:42:30

A total of 13 new technologies in computer graphics and interactive techniques, including 3D graphics and animation, intuitive human-computer interaction technologies and neural signal processing, will be introduced by Singapore's A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) at Asia's version of the world's largest and most prestigious computer graphics show, SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques).At the A*STAR exhibit, Dec. 11 to 13, at the SIGGRAPH...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search site and network, today announced that the company will be presenting a peer-reviewed research paper as part of the Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) Workshop during the 17th annual Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), being held at the Napa Valley Marriott, October 26-30, 2008. Local.com will be presenting a paper titled, "Experiences in Crawling Deep Web in the Context of Local Search," that...

2008-09-19 09:00:18

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) today announced pre-conference sessions designed to help technical women recession proof their career at the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in computing in industry, academia, and government, the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is a four-day technical conference designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. This year the...

2008-09-12 12:00:16

Student computer programmers from universities around the world once again will merge left with right brain thinking as they begin the quest to earn coveted spots among the information technology (IT) elite at the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Known as the "Battle of the Brains," the competition challenges students to solve real-world problems using open technology and advanced computing...


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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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