Travelling Salesmen: Q&A with Director Timothy Lanzone

Computer science and math are two fields of study with common roots. Students of either inevitably come across a famous mathematical combinatorial problem referred to as “the travelling salesman problem,” and its associated theoretical problem “P vs. NP.” The Travelling Salesman is also an intellectual pulse-throbbing film written and directed by Timothy Lanzone.  The DC … More Travelling Salesmen: Q&A with Director Timothy Lanzone

GWU Colloquium: Distributed Multi-Target Fusion of PHD Filters via Exponential Mixture Densities

George Washington University will be holding a Computer Science Colloquium on Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 AM in Tompkins Hall, Room 201.  The colloquium will feature the presentation, “Distributed Multi-Target Fusion of PHD Filters via Exponential Mixture Densities”, given by Dr. Simon Julier of University College London.  The presentation will focus on the difficulties of … More GWU Colloquium: Distributed Multi-Target Fusion of PHD Filters via Exponential Mixture Densities

Review: Computer Vision: UAVs and Video Processing

On Monday, April 29, DC ACM was privileged to host Dr. Larry Davis, Professor at the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. His presentation, “Computer Vision: UAVs and Video Processing,” chronicled just how far the field has come since it began in the mid 20th … More Review: Computer Vision: UAVs and Video Processing

ACM Turing Award Recipient Dr. Vint Cerf on “Reinventing the Internet”

On Monday, May 13, DC ACM will be hosting the presentation Reinventing the Internet given by ACM Turing Award Recipient, Dr. Vint Cerf, at Google DC at 6:30 PM.  The presentation will focus on the evolution of the Internet from its beginning in 1973 to its current state and the need for updates to its … More ACM Turing Award Recipient Dr. Vint Cerf on “Reinventing the Internet”

Review: Social Media Smarts

On Tuesday, April 16, the Information Systems Security Association hosted Michael Janke, who gave the presentation “Social Media Smarts”, at the Government Printing Office in Washington, DC.  Mr. Janke is the founder of Silent Circle, the author of Take Control, and the co-founder of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy). The technology of PGP is owned by Symantec, and … More Review: Social Media Smarts

Open Source Software, Government, and Cyber Security

DC ACM will be hosting the presentation, “Open Source Software, Government, and Cyber Security”, on Monday, March 4, at nclud in Washington, DC.  The presenter, Dr. David A. Wheeler, will be discussing how open source software (OSS) is widely used and misunderstood, particularly in the context of the US federal government and computer security.  See … More Open Source Software, Government, and Cyber Security

Digital Forensics Innovation: Searching a Terabyte of Data in 10 Minutes

On Monday, January 7, DC ACM will be hosting a presentation on computer forensics entitled “Digital Forensics Innovation: Searching a Terabyte of Data in 10 Minutes” at Google DC in Washington, DC.  The presentation will be given by Dr. Simon Garfinkel, an Associate Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, author, journalist, and entrepreneur.  See below … More Digital Forensics Innovation: Searching a Terabyte of Data in 10 Minutes