Dan Boneh is being recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the development of pairing-based cryptography and its application in identity-based encryption. Read the papers in which Boneh and his collaborators developed the field of pairing-based cryptography.
"Computing now pervades virtually every aspect of our social fabric, and every field of intellectual endeavor, setting up a whole new range of problems that require sophisticated computational solutions."
The ACM - Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences recognizes contributions by young scientists and system developers for a contemporary innovation that, through its depth, fundamental impact and broad implications, exemplifies the greatest achievements in the discipline.
MIT’s Stonebraker brought relational database systems from concept to commercial success, and set the research agenda for the multibillion-dollar database field for decades. He receives the ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems.
Article from the April 2015 issue of Communications of the ACM.
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ACM past president and Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf promotes the idea of “Digital Vellum” to thwart a forthcoming "digital Dark Age" in which the rapid pace of technological advancement will leave behind mountains of data people will no longer be able to access.
CHI 2015 is offering a series of special symposia for topics pertinent to HCI communities across Asia. These symposia are similar to workshops and may contain content in the regional language. Please follow the link to the call for participation for each symposium to learn in what language the content will be presented.
The butterfly is a traditional cultural symbol throughout Asia and other parts of the world. As the butterfly flits from place to place, it picks up pollen and fosters new creation by taking the pollen to a new location. Crossing paths in this way creates the potential to do new things, to find new solutions, and to create new directions. Come to CHI 2015 to cross paths with expertise from around the globe.