ACM has recognized three individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2019 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have strengthened the community. This year’s ACM award recipients made seminal contributions in areas including textbooks and educational tools, bibliographic resources, and advancing […]
New ACM Report Offers Comprehensive Resource for Organising and Running Virtual Conferences in Wake of COVID-19
Science and technology conferences are engines of innovation—essential to the incubation of new ideas, the dissemination of research, and the spawning of new technologies.
However, this year, with no warning, conferences around the globe are finding themselves in uncharted waters as the global COVID-19 pandemic makes physical meetings impossible.
To help organisers cope, ACM has issued a […]
Open Access to ACM Digital Library During Coronavirus Pandemic
ACM President Cherri Pancake has announced that the ACM Digital Library will be open to all through to the end of June 2020.
“We believe that ACM can help support research, discovery and learning during this time of crisis by opening the ACM Digital Library to all,” she […]
ACM has named Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan and Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull recipients of the 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to 3-D computer graphics, and the revolutionary impact of these techniques on computer-generated imagery (CGI) in filmmaking and other applications.
Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan have fundamentally influenced the field of computer graphics […]
As you are aware, the World Health Organization has officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many ACM members and the computing community and world at large. We would like to express our concern and support for all who are affected by this […]
The ACM Special Interest Group on Economics and Computation (SIGecom), with financial support from Facebook, is announcing a request for proposals (RFP) called “Global Challenges in Economics and Computation.” The RFP will provide $150K in funding to aspiring researchers from low- and middle-income countries to apply research in economics and computation (EconCS) to help achieve […]
ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships
If you are a graduate student in data science and computational science, you are encouraged to apply for the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships, an international program of graduate fellowships created by SIGHPC, ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing, and Intel. The ACM Fellowships aim […]
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH)
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH) is a new journal envisioned as the premier publication of high-quality research on how computing is improving healthcare. HEALTH is multidisciplinary in scope, intersecting computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, behavioral and social science, psychology, and the health […]
Albert Bifet is Full Professor at the University of Waikato in New Zealand and LTCI, Telecom Paris, IP-Paris. Previously he worked at Huawei Noah’s Ark Lab in Hong Kong, Yahoo Labs in Barcelona, University of Waikato and UPC BarcelonaTech.
Bifet is the co-author of a book on Machine Learning for Data Streams at MIT Press, and […]
The 25th Annual Meeting of the Intelligent User Interfaces Community is where the human-computer interaction community meets the AI community, with contributions from related fields such as psychology, behavioral science, cognitive science, computer graphics, design, the arts, and more. Scheduled keynote speakers are Brad A. Myers (Carnegie Mellon University), Margaret Burnett (Oregon State University), and […]