DEPARTMENT: From the president
Two new approaches could have an impact on both the quality of CS education and on our professional responsibilities to society.
Cherri M. Pancake
DEPARTMENT: Cerf's up
Two books, one published to great acclaim and the other still in process, resonate with a visceral intensity for which I was honestly unprepared and surprised.
Vinton G. Cerf
DEPARTMENT: Letters to the editor
"Automated Program Repair" (Dec. 2019) holds out the promise of substantially improving software quality. Quantitative data can help researchers and practitioners better understand the capabilities and current limitations of …
Mark Guzdial considers how teaching computing to undergraduates requires better education of the teachers as well.
COLUMN: Last byte
The notion of scalable operating systems led Mendel Rosenblum to virtual machines, which have revolutionized datacenters and enabled modern cloud computing.
Artificial intelligence automates the translation of extinct languages.
Technologies are coming increasingly closer to approximating the human senses of taste and smell.
Personalizing efforts to drive greater student retention and success.
COLUMN: Computing ethics
Are universities the next cautionary tale?
Alan Rubel, Kyle M. L. Jones
COLUMN: Technology strategy and management
Considering the implications of the influence of artificial intelligence given previous industrial revolutions.
SECTION: Kode vicious
Valuing the quality, not the quantity, of work.
George V. Neville-Neil
Examining the structure of the enterprise attack surface in view of the relative ease with which cyberdefenses can be subverted.
Seeking to improve access to conferences and provide support for attendees with children.
Audrey Girouard, Jon E. Froehlich, Regan L. Mandryk, Mark Hancock
Rating your intelligent (human or automated) assistant.
Jerrold M. Grochow
SECTION: East Asia and Oceania Region special section
Welcome to the special section covering East Asia and Oceania, which includes Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Asia-Pacific countries including Japan and Korea.
Sue Moon, Ann Nicholson, Abhik Roychoudhury
SECTION: East Asia and Oceania Region special section: Hot topics
Since the inaugural NII Shonan Meeting in February 2011, more than 140 meetings have been held with participants representing 60 countries and regions.
How to capture (the experience of) cultural objects in digital form?
Sally Jo Cunningham, Fariz Darari, Adila Krisnadhi, Annika Hinze
One security issue that has begun to emerge and will only accelerate without individual and collective action is the threat of cyberattacks and cybercrime in the Oceania region.
Carsten Rudolph, Sadie Creese, Sameer Sharma
Since 2013, Singapore's medium- to long-term directions for cybersecurity is to develop R&D expertise and capabilities to improve the trustworthiness of cyber infrastructures and systems.
Karen Teh, Vivy Suhendra, Soon Chia Lim, Abhik Roychoudhury
A report on Singapore's technology development in the services and digital economy, with insights for research over the next five years.
Thomas Ho Chee Tat, George Loh Chee Ping
SECTION: East Asia and Oceania Region special section: Big trends
The AI Singapore national initiative was launched in June 2017 as an integrated, impact-driven, research and innovation program in artificial intelligence for the entire country.
Sintia Teddy-Ang, Abigail Toh
The Intelligent Case Retrieval System (ICRS), using AI capabilities, better enables all parties to evaluate the strengths or weaknesses of their legal cases.
Lam Kwok Yan, Campbell Wilson
What is the current state of progress of digital health?
Chris Bain, Abraham Oshni Alvandi
Many of the latest techniques to automatically debunk fake news were initiated in the Asia and Oceania region.
Meeyoung Cha, Wei Gao, Cheng-Te Li
An overview of developments, and of ongoing research, related to the correctness proof of the seL4 microkernel.
Gernot Heiser, Gerwin Klein, June Andronick
Members of the International Association for Cryptologic Research explore regional work and collaboration activities.
Raphaël CW Phan, Masayuki Abe, Lynn Batten, Jung Hee Cheon, Ed Dawson, Steven Galbraith, Jian Guo, Lucas Hui, Kwangjo Kim, Xuejia Lai, Dong Hoon Lee, Mitsuru Matsui, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Shiho Moriai, Phong Nguyen, Dingyi Pei, Duong Hieu Phan, Josef Pieprzyk, Huaxiong Wang, Hank Wolfe, Duncan Wong, Tzong-Chen Wu, Bo-Yin Yang, Siu-Ming Yiu, Yu Yu, Jianying Zhou
Government-industry 5G collaborations, including the R&D roadmap, the first 5G experience, and 5G vertical trials made the 5G-enabled industrial transformation take place in Korea.
Dong Ku Kim, Hyeonwoo Lee, Seong-Choon Lee, Sunwoo Lee
The expanding cyber infrastructure in Asia has ignited strong interests in software security, leading to a surge of research activities in binary analysis in the region.
Sang Kil Cha, Zhenkai Liang
Controlling coordination costs when multiple, distributed perspectives are essential.
Laura M. D. Maguire
A look at how we respond to the unexpected.
Marisa R. Grayson
SECTION: Contributed articles
Risk transfer options offer hope, but little more.
Daniel W. Woods, Tyler Moore
SECTION: Review articles
The discovery of this calculating machine is so significant that part of the history of ancient technology must be rewritten.
SECTION: Research highlights
The envy-free cake-cutting problem stood its ground for two decades, until it was cracked by Aziz and Mackenzie. Their solution is presented in "A Bounded and Envy-Free Cake Cutting Algorithm."
Ariel D. Procaccia
We report on our algorithm that resolved the well-studied cake cutting problem in which the goal is to find an envy-free allocation of a divisible resource based on queries from agents.
Haris Aziz, Simon Mackenzie