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2010-03-10 06:35:00

A Microsoft Corp researcher won one of technology's most coveted prizes on Tuesday after he designed and built what is widely considered the first modern personal computer.

2010-03-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery today named Charles P. Thacker the winner of the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award for his pioneering design and realization of the Alto, the first modern personal computer, and the prototype for networked personal computers.

2010-02-05 10:00:00

HARBIN, China, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students from Shanghai Jiaotong University have been crowned the 2010 ACM (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Champions.

2010-01-25 12:30:00

HARBIN, China, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The world's elite computer programmers will travel to Harbin, China next week to compete in the oldest, most prestigious computer programming contest in the World.

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2009-12-10 09:08:05

With computer science education critical in the 21st century economy, Congress declares December 6-12 Computer Science Education Week.

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2009-11-09 10:25:00

Authentication research aims to make it harder to crack security questions.

2009-10-12 16:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Student computer programmers from universities around the world will battle for a spot to attend the World Finals of the 34th annual Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM).

2009-05-22 06:00:00

Engler Recognized For Excellence in Software Quality Research SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the software integrity company, today announced that company co-founder Dawson Engler was awarded the Grace Murray Hopper Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his groundbreaking research on automated program checking that finds defects in complex computer software. In naming Dr.

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.


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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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