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20December, 2019

AFIRM 2020, January 27 to 31, Cape Town, South Africa

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The ACM SIGIR/SIGKDD Africa Summer School on Machine Learning for Data Mining and Search aims to enable students to learn about modern research challenges and methods in information retrieval and data mining; to stimulate scientific research and collaboration in these fields; and to grow a community of researchers, students, and industry professionals working on information […]

20December, 2019

ACM FAT* 2020, January 27 to 30, Barcelona, Spain

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The ACM FAT* Conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems. Scheduled keynote speakers are Ayanna Howard (Georgia Institute of Technology), Yochai Benkler (Harvard University) and Nani Jansen Reventlow (Digital Freedom Fund, Columbia Law School).

20December, 2019

ACM Digital Library to Transition to New Platform

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ACM will cut over to the new ACM Digital Library platform on January 1, 2020.

The ACM DL includes ACM’s complete database of articles and artifacts published during the past 70 years. The ACM DL also includes fully integrated bibliographic data for nearly all computing literature, making it an extremely important discovery tool for the computing […]

20December, 2019

ACM Announces New Members of Future of Computing Academy

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The ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA), created in 2016, brings together talented young professionals from a broad range of computing subdisciplines and institutions—academia, research labs, established companies, and startups—who want to perform valuable services for the community while expanding their professional networks and leadership experience. FCA members identify and implement pilot projects that address […]

20December, 2019

ACM Names 2019 Fellows

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ACM has named 58 members ACM Fellows for significant contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, combating cybercrime, quantum computing and wireless networking. The accomplishments of the 2019 ACM Fellows underpin the technologies that define the digital age and greatly impact our professional and personal lives. ACM Fellows comprise an elite group that represents less than […]

29November, 2019

ACM Names 2019 Distinguished Members

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ACM has named 62 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. All 2019 inductees are longstanding ACM members and were selected by their peers for a range of accomplishments that have contributed to technologies that underpin how we live, work and play.

“Each year it is our honor to select a new class of Distinguished Members,” explained ACM President […]

29November, 2019

2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Awarded to ETH Zurich Team for Developing Simulation that Maps Heat in Transistors

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ACM has named a six-member team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich recipients of the 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “A Data-Centric Approach to Extreme-Scale Ab initio Dissipative Quantum Transport Simulations.” The ETH Zurich team introduced DaCe OMEN, a new framework for simulating the transport of electrical signals through nanoscale materials […]

29November, 2019

ACMMM Asia 2019, December 16 to 18, Beijing, China

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The first ACM Multimedia Asia conference is a newly established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field. The program includes technical sessions covering all aspects of multimedia in oral and poster presentations, tutorials, panels, demonstrations, workshops, doctoral symposium and grand challenge competitions, including a multimodal video recognition challenge.

29November, 2019

Developments in India Region Highlighted in Special Section of November Communications of the ACM

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The India region plays an important role in the global computing landscape with its highly trained manpower, software companies, and top universities that produce students who not only serve local needs, but move around the world and have global impact. CACM developed this special section to mirror all these facets, for its November issue. This section is free […]

31October, 2019

ACM Creates Tech Policy Council to Provide Global Perspective on Critical Technology Issues

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ACM has formed a new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate the agenda for its policy activities around the globe. The newly-launched council will serve as the central convening point for ACM’s interaction with government organisations, the computing community, and the public in matters of public policy related to information technology and computing. The TPC […]