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By Lori Cameron
After he won the 2019 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award, we caught up with Zhi-Hua Zhou for a quick interview about his win and professional contributions to the fields of machine learning and data mining.
By Lori Cameron
Carnegie Mellon’s Radu Marculescu was recently selected to receive the 2019 Edward J. McClusky Technical Achievement Award for his “seminal contributions to the science of network on chip design, analysis, and optimization.” We caught up with Marculescu to find out more about his career, who inspires him the most, and what is about to turn AI on its head.
By Michael Martinez
Walter Scheirer, CVPR 2019 Conference finance co-chair and a Notre Dame professor, says self-driving vehicles and social media apps energized the computer vision event.
By Michael Martinez
Long Beach, California — It is the heart of the CVPR 2019 Conference, bringing record attendance from 68 countries and a record number of paper submissions: The technical program. With 1,294 research papers accepted from a record pool of 5,160 submissions this year, the authors’ technical presentations offered seemingly endless…
By Lori Cameron
This year's CVPR2019 conference had a record-breaking 9,000+ in attendance, 181 exhibitors, and hundreds of posters illustrating the latest in computer vision and pattern recognition research.
By Michael Martinez
Long Beach, California — The CVPR 2019 Conference, the premier event for computer vision technology that’s behind such innovations as facial recognition and self-driving cars, broke several of its records at this week’s annual gathering: Did you enjoy CVPR, co-sponsored by the Computer Society? Then sign up for our Conference…
By Lori Cameron
This year's CVPR2019 conference had a record-breaking 9,000+ in attendance, creating a one-of-a-kind opportunity for networking, recruiting, inspiration, and motivation.
By Lori Cameron
The CVPR2019 tutorial sessions revealed some of the top fields using computer vision tech today—robotics, virtual/augmented reality, healthcare, and autonomous vehicles.
By Michael Martinez
At the 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), the workshops provide a comprehensive forum on topics that the main conference -- with its record-breaking attendance of 9,000 people -- cannot fully explore during the week. The workshops' purpose is to encourage in-depth discussion of these technical and application issues. What were the workshops about on Monday? Here is a sampling of some of them. Not surprisingly, many of them had standing-room only, with curious listeners even standing in the doorway and spilling into the hall.
By Lori Cameron
Check out our gallery of photos from our June 2019 awards ceremony at the IEEE Computer Society's Board of Governors meeting.
By Lori Cameron
Lancaster University’s Sumi Helal, a computing pioneer, reveals how the SERVICES 2019 Congress will give industry leaders new insights into digital healthcare.
By Lori Cameron
On the heels of record-breaking attendance last year, MICRO-52 is preparing for even more exciting events and higher attendance at this year's stateside conference. Industry participation will be huge with corporate sponsors like Microsoft, Arm, IBM, Intel, and Samsung.
By Lori Cameron
Our interview with University of Utah's Robert Kessler whose video game design program ranks among the top five in the world. Students loved it from day one.
By Lori Cameron
Read our exclusive interview with Taylor L. Booth Education Award winner Susan Rodger who has touched the lives of thousands of children with her "Adventures in Alice" programming initiative. Here’s what she had to say about her ground-breaking work, what she does in her spare time, and why she's a huge fan of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
By Lori Cameron
Ian Foster, director of the Data Science and Learning Division at Argonne National Labs, is a pioneer in the field of distributed computing, having helped coin the term “grid computing,” the precursor for today’s field of cloud computing. We asked Foster about his accomplishments and future plans.
By Lori Cameron
After she won the IEEE Computer Society 2019 Harry H. Goode Memorial Award, we caught up with Marilyn Wolf for a quick interview about her accomplishments and extensive work in the field of digital imagery and computer vision.
By Lori Cameron
As the software industry accelerates at breakneck speed, the global market is poised to reach one trillion dollars over the next decade. Until then, industry leaders face extraordinary challenges. Join us this September at the 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) where experts will meet these challenges head on.
By Lori Cameron
Laura Haas, winner of the IEEE Computer Society's 2019 Computer Pioneer Award, offers job advice and tech insight after 35 years at IBM and now as a dean of computer science.
By Lori Cameron
IEEE Computer Society's signature Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC 2019) will prepare industry leaders for the explosion in big data, a market expected to surpass 200 billion dollars next year.
By Lori Cameron
This summer, one of the largest gatherings of computing professionals will converge on Milan, Italy for the 15th Annual SERVICES 2019 Congress (July 8-13) to address the challenges associated with services computing.
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   About the Authors
Michael Martinez, the editor of the Computer Society's Computer.Org website and its social media, has covered technology as well as global events while on the staff at CNN, Tribune Co. (based at the Los Angeles Times), and the Washington Post.
Lori Cameron is a Senior Writer for the IEEE Computer Society and currently writes regular features for Computer.org, Tech News, and Careers in Computing. For over 20 years, she has been a professor of writing and literature at DeVry University, Long Beach, as well as a freelance technical writer. Lori received a master of arts in English from the California State Polytechnic University in 1992, and a bachelor of arts in writing from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1988.