ACM News for CCF Newsletter: September 2019
Watch Video of Turing Lecture Delivered at FCRC
2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award Laureates Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun delivered the Turing Lecture at ACM’s Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC). Hinton's talk, titled "The Deep Learning Revolution" and LeCun's talk, titled "The Deep Learning Revolution: The Sequel," were presented on June 23. You can watch their recorded talks by visiting the Turing Award website.
Mark D. Hill Receives 2019 Eckert-Mauchly Award
Mark D. Hill, a professor at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, was named the recipient of the 2019 ACM - IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award for contributions to the design and evaluation of memory systems and parallel computers. Widely regarded as a leading memory systems researcher, Hill made seminal contributions to the fields of cache memories, memory consistency models, transactional memory, and simulation.
Upcoming ACM Student Research Competitions: Submission Deadlines
· SIGCSE 2020, March 11-14, deadline October 18, 2019
· POPL 2020, January 19-25, deadline November 15, 2019
ACM-W Student Scholarships for Attendance at Research Conferences
The ACM Women's Council (ACM-W) provides support for women undergraduate and graduate students in Computer Science and related programs to attend research conferences. This exposure to the computer science research world can encourage a student to continue on to the next level (Undergraduate to Graduate, Masters to Ph.D., Ph.D. to an industry or academic position). For application form, notification dates and more information, please visit the scholarships page.
LEARNING CENTER TECHTALKS
June 20:The Joy of Functional Programming (for Data Science) with Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist at RStudio
July 11:The Power and Limits of Deep Learningwith Turing Award Laureate Yann LeCun
August 1:The Emerging Role of Mobile Computing in Health with ACM Prize in Computing recipient Shwetak Patel
August 29: A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture with Turing Award Laureate Dave Patterson
RSVT 2019, October 18-20, Wuhan
The 2019 International Conference on Robotics Systems and Vehicle Technology brings together researchers working on algorithmic or mathematical foundations of robotics, robotics applications, and the analysis of robotic systems.
CIKM 2019, November 3 to 7, Beijing (Call for Papers)
The 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management encourages submissions on all topics in the general areas of databases, information retrieval, and knowledge management.
AIRS 2019, November 7 to 9, Hong Kong
The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference aims to bring together researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and latest achievements in the field of information retrieval.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, November 17 to 20, Brisbane, Australia (Call for Papers)
The 12th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques invites submissions of technical papers, posters, doctoral symposium papers, courses, animation and more. Visit the submissions page for more information and deadlines.
SPML 2019, November 27 to 29, Hangzhou
The 2nd International Conference on Signal Processing and Machine Learning is for researchers from academia, industries and research and development organizations interested in machine learning methods/algorithms, signal processing theory and methods, data mining, artificial intelligence, and applications.
ACM Multimedia Asia, December 16 to 18, Beijing
The First ACM International Conference on Multimedia in Asia is a newly-established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field.