Association for Computing Machinery

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Association for Computing Machinery

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(Association for Computing Machinery, New York, A membership organization founded in 1947 dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of information processing. In addition to awards and publications, ACM also maintains special interest groups (SIGs) in the computer field.
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MIT's Technology Review called it "one of the most eye-catching, and potentially promising, ideas" at the recent Association for Computing Machinery Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology in Cambridge, Mass.
In July, at the Association for Computing Machinery's MobiSys conference, researchers from MIT and Princeton University took the best-paper award for a system that uses a network of smartphones mounted on car dashboards to collect information about traffic signals and tell drivers when slowing down could help them avoid waiting at lights.
This substantial textbook on computer organization presents comprehensive information on hardware and system architecture as well as their interactions with higher level software and user spaces, in compliance with the Association for Computing Machinery and Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (ACM/IEEE) standards for teaching computer science.
To use multicore processors effectively the IT industry needs to radically rethink the basic computer architecture it has used over the past 50 years, a University of Maryland researcher argues in the January edition of the Association for Computing Machinery's flagship Communications publication.
18 -- The Association for Computing Machinery is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society for the Computer Science/IT community, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession for the past 70 years.
At the Association for Computing Machinery's 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Atlanta, researchers from Carnegie Mellon, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported their findings about mobile phone games that teach Chinese characters.
SC10, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) offers a complete technical education program and exhibition to showcase the many ways high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in scientific discovery, research, education and commerce.
So it is scarcely surprising that a four-day conference in Washington, organized by the Association for Computing Machinery, and focused on knowledge discovery and data mining, is attracting corporate researchers and university scientists in record numbers.
Amala Rajan, DWC IT Faculty commented, "Cloud Computing is one of the breakthrough technologies which is unavoidable in the future and we, DWC Chapter of the ACM, are proud to organize guest lectures on these types of upcoming technologies." Dubai Women's College (DWC) Chapter of the ACM is a professional chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
She was a member of the Association for Computing Machinery and Phi Beta Kappa Society.
ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) has announced that Eric Brewer, a professor at the University of California Berkeley, has been named the recipient of the 2009 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to the design and development of highly scalable Internet services.

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