The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) has been researching promising petascaling techniques, as well as related work on optimization techniques...Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2009
Current methods of searching audiovisual content can be a hit-and-miss affair. Manually tagging online media content is time consuming, and costly. But new 'query... From ICT Results | November 18, 2009
University of Miami professor Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb has developed a new way to improve the efficiency and accuracy of facial recognition technology. Abdel-Mottaleb...niversity of Miami From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2009
Research recently funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 aims to develop computational tools that will utilize next-generation petascale computers...Georgia Institute of Technology From ACM News | November 17, 2009
The future of supercomputing holds several significant software challenges, writes Numerical Algorithms Group's Andrew Jones. The first challenge is the rapidly...ZDNet K From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
Cooperation between researchers, chipmakers, and tool suppliers working on the EUREKA MEDEA+ microelectronics Cluster ROBIN project has led to improved design methods...EREKA From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
Face-recognition technology might be used to screen the residents at Hong Kong border checkpoints, Hong Kong's Security Secretary Ambrose Lee said Thursday (Nov...Trak.in News From ACM News | November 13, 2009
As part of the "Let's make the web faster" initiative, we are experimenting with alternative protocols to help reduce the latency of web pages. One of these experiments...Google.com From ACM News | November 12, 2009
By turning the brain cell activity underlying fly eyesight into mathematical equations, researchers have found an ultra-efficient method for pulling motion patterns...Wired.com From ACM News | November 12, 2009
New software is under development that doctors hope will help them identify brain tumours in children that will grow aggressively. A new software tool can integrate... From ICT Results | November 11, 2009
A giant "digital cloud" that would "float" above London's skyline has been outlined by an international team of architects, artists and engineers.
The construction...BBC News From ACM News | November 11, 2009
The Wi-Fi Alliance has formed a task group to determine what standards need to be modified to ensure Wi-Fi is the tool of choice for smart-grid applications.
The...CNET From ACM News | November 11, 2009
Netbooks have grown in popularity and with them a demand for software. But developers who assume there's no need to create applications differently when they enter...Paul Hyman From ACM News | November 11, 2009
Scientists at Microsoft research have unveiled Ripley, a new way to secure complex Web applications by effectively cloning the user's browser and running it remotely...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009
Many Indians bought their first mobile phones before they had their first experiences with personal computers. Pranav Mistry thinks that most of them might also...The New York Times From ACM News | November 6, 2009
Searching the Web could become faster for users and much more efficient for search companies if search engines were split up and distributed around the world, according...Technology Review From ACM News | November 6, 2009
The clatter of a dropped trash can and the crash of a cymbal – both easily recognisable sounds.
That's why computer games or CGI movies that feature such noises...New Scientist From ACM News | November 5, 2009
Researchers at Saint Louis University (SLU) and Old Dominion University have developed the Chinese Aged Diabetic Assistant (CADA), new smartphone technology that...Saint Louis niversity From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2009
The intricate structure of the iris constitutes a powerful biometric. A new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) demonstrates that... National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM News | November 5, 2009