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Software compatibility

John A. Gosden
1968 Proceedings of the December 9-11, 1968, fall joint computer conference, part I on - AFIPS '68 (Fall, part I)  
P 169 Spartan Books 23 J STRONG et al The problem of programming communication with changing machines CACM 1 8 p 12 August 1958 24 JGOSDEN Suggested standards for data description for use in data interchange  ...  , whether directly over communication systems or by the dispatch of reels of tape and boxes of cards.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1476589.1476605 dblp:conf/afips/Gosden68 fatcat:xa6waffcsbhw5gxyp3qgghezle

Learning to Drive on the Wrong Side of the Road: How American Computing Came to Rely on Conferences for Primary Publication [article]

Elijah Bouma-Sims
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents the first systematic investigation of the development of modern computing publications.  ...  Ultimately, the article concludes that the early presence of non-academic practitioners in research and a degree of "path dependence"or a tendency to continue on the established path rather than the most  ...  ACM 1, no. 1 (1958) 24.  ... 
arXiv:2109.06438v1 fatcat:pbe7s6axkfapxcwupofmd4rzuy

Mathematical Software: Past, Present, and Future [article]

Ronald F. Boisvert
2000 arXiv   pre-print
This paper provides some reflections on the field of mathematical software on the occasion of John Rice's 65th birthday.  ...  I describe some of the common themes of research in this field and recall some significant events in its evolution. Finally, I raise a number of issues that are of concern to future developments.  ...  In 1960, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) began a new editorial department in the Communications of the ACM (CACM) devoted to the publishing of algorithms. Edited by J. H.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0004004v1 fatcat:2p2xjxv3abhizp6dtejc5zov4m

Information Systems is Not a Reference Discipline (And What We Can Do About It)

Michael Wade, Markus Biehl, Henry Kim
2006 Journal of the AIS  
A number of recent papers have proclaimed that the IS field has approached the status of a reference discipline.  ...  We propose number of measures to enhance the external influence of the field that may, in time, lead to it becoming a true reference discipline.  ...  However, the journal that publishes the highest volume of articles is CACM.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00090 fatcat:vwxrx5jihndm5ltebenksdexf4

Daniel McCracken Interview: January 7-9, 2008

Arthur L. Norberg, Daniel McCracken
2006 ACM Oral History interviews on -  
I'm in the home of Daniel McCracken for Session 1 of an interview with him about his professional career and his activities within the ACM.  ...  Session 1 McCRACKEN: Yes. NORBERG: And the person who taught that had graduated from one of the écoles in France. McCRACKEN: Something like that.  ...  The current issue (2007) of CACM has articles by all the past editors of Communications, and they review that very point. Slightly as a story, but fits here.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1141880.1452135 fatcat:gt5q3aj4ivh3lprllrzbpvdbza

A comparison of four pseudo random number generators implemented in Ada

William N. Graham
1992 ACM SIGSIM Simulation Digest  
Next, the numbers were checked for independence by means of a serial test. The code was then timed for a certain number of iterations. Finally, the reported periods of the generators are compared.  ...  The tests used to evaluate the generators were simple ones. First, a stream of random numbers generated were checked for equidistribution by means of a chi-square test.  ...  Jeffrey Brumfield at The University of Texas at Austin Computer Science Department and Steven Glicker, Lawrence Maturo and Gene Joe at The University of Texas at Austin Applied Research Laboratories for  ... 
doi:10.1145/142103.142105 fatcat:wvdlfjgldnboxnmc3jefoypizm

The interpreter

E. W. Reigel, U. Faber, D. A. Fisher
1971 Proceedings of the November 16-18, 1971, fall joint computer conference on - AFIPS '71 (Fall)  
16 J GREEN Microprogramming emulators and programming languages Comm of ACM March 1966 Vol 9 No 3 pp 230-232 17 S G TUCKER Emulation of large systems Communications of the ACM December 1965 Vol 8 No 12  ...  3 Vol No 2 1956 P 77 4 R J MERCER Micro-programming Journal ACM 4 Vol No 2 1957p 157 5 J V BLANKENBAKER Logically microprogrammed comp'l.lters IRI Prof Group on Elec Com December 1958 Vol EC-7 No 2 p  ...  The process of writing an emulation therefore, involves the following analyses and the microprogramming of these basic items: 1.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1478873.1478965 dblp:conf/afips/ReigelFF72 fatcat:ik3cag6re5dphlph5nfp56npjy


Managing Editor, Carol Hamilton
2019 The AI Magazine  
Fall News from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence  ...  Goel also noted that ACM has expressed interest in including AI Magazine articles in CACM, which the publications will be discussing.  ...  AAAI and ACM to Cosponsor Third Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society AAAI is pleased to announce the continuation of its collaboration with ACM in cosponsoring the AAAI/ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v40i3.5198 fatcat:m3tiwhvhkfdeppm5f2vmuh4dby

An Exploratory Study of Information Systems Researcher Impact

Roger Clarke
2008 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Citation counts of refereed articles are a potentially valuable measure of the impact of a researcher's work, in the information systems discipline as in many others.  ...  This paper reports on an exploratory study of the apparent impact of IS researchers, as disclosed by citation counts of their works in those two collections.  ...  The report on IS in Australia was published in a special Issue of the Australian Journal of Information Systems 14, 1 [AJIS 2006].  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02201 fatcat:7rtg2zmm6rg6bdh3oidqg23pca

Mathematical Logic in Computer Science [article]

Assaf Kfoury
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The article retraces major events and milestones in the mutual influences between mathematical logic and computer science since the 1950s.  ...  I owe special thanks to all of them.  ...  Acknowledgments: I updated the text whenever I received comments from colleagues who took time to read earlier drafts.  ... 
arXiv:1802.03292v1 fatcat:bqajf55ih5aw3mxxo6tt5tjzkq

Zur Fallstudienforschung in der Disziplin Information Systems: Eine quantitative Inhaltsanalyse [chapter]

René Riedl, Friedrich Roithmayr
Quo vadis Wirtschaftsinformatik?  
IS-Zeitschriften Analyse- zeitraum Fallstudien- Artikel MS -Management Science 1955-2005 108 CACM -Communications of the ACM 1958-2005 200 DB -Database for Advances in Information Systems  ...  CAIS -Communications of the AIS 1999-2005 128 JAIS -Journal of the AIS 2000-2005 22 Gesamt 1955-2005 1.446 Tabelle 1: Stichprobe der Untersuchung 4 Auf  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-8349-9855-2_7 fatcat:5s46mkboqzaqvjy2omj2idry3q

The International Politics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Guatemala

2008 Capital and Class  
Adamson, Carl Boggs and Alastair Davidson all have written book-length treatments of Gramsci's ', World Development 19, no. 6 (1991).  ...  Furthermore, as de Janvry argues, growth does not automatically lead to articulation, de Janvry, The Agrarian Question and Reformism in Latin America, 49.  ...  UItimately the C ACM dissolved because o f tensions over its impact on other countries in the region.  ... 
doi:10.1177/030981680809600112 fatcat:2n23uoonbrchxoxwvrzedlkj6q

Information systems outsourcing

Jens Dibbern, Tim Goles, Rudy Hirschheim, Bandula Jayatilaka
2004 ACM SIGMIS Database the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems  
We have borrowed and adapted many of their ideas. We would also like to thank the hundreds of individuals who have participated in our various outsourcing research projects over the past 10 years.  ...  Lastly, we would like to thank Wynne Chin for his foresight on the value of the project and his gentle nudging to make sure we finished it.  ...  ) in Communications of the ACM).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1035233.1035236 fatcat:xn4t3i3cuvdblh4hs2r6j7ridy

Exploiting User Signals and Stochastic Models to Improve Information Retrieval Systems and Evaluation

Maria Maistro
2019 SIGIR Forum  
We start by providing a formal definition of utility-oriented measurement of retrieval effectiveness, based on the representational theory of measurement.  ...  We propose a new user model based on Markov chains, that allows the user to scan the result list with many degrees of freedom.  ...  which included the Communications of the ACM (CACM) articles published between 1958 and 1979.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3308774.3308805 fatcat:rt7yzttx7vchpijbjaxjkogk3i

The application of hypertext to archives

Blair Taylor
It includes a summary of the development and nature of hypertext, a discussion of archival information systems and the needs of users regarding information retrieval, and a discussion of how the capacities  ...  by following the links between the records could be possible; and a variety of search options are possible that would allow users to access the information in the hypertext in a variety of ways.  ...  Akscyn et al, "KMS: A Distributed Hypermedia System for Managing Knowledge in Organizations," Communications of the ACM 5\ (July 1988): 882. , "Communications-Where Do We Go From Here?"  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0099102 fatcat:xlguntulzbdlri2kvejo665dh4
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