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DEPARTMENT: Updates

ISU SIGCHI is putting the U in usability

By Anshuman Majumdar, November 2019

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Spreading competitive programming culture in Ireland

Esports as a catalyst for connected learning: the North America Scholastics Esports Federation

SECTION: Features

Esports as a catalyst for connected learning: the North America Scholastics Esports Federation

Collegiate esports' rising popularity has created a host of new educational and research opportunities, ranging from understanding and modeling these communities to expanding programs beyond college into high-school learning environments.

By Je Seok Lee, Constance Steinkuehler, July 2019

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BPDC ACM: Using social media marketing to bolster membership

DEPARTMENT: Updates

BPDC ACM: Using social media marketing to bolster membership

By Anshuman Majumdar, April 2019

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How WACM prepares women for success

How WACM prepares women for success

By Anshuman Majumdar, January 2019

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ACM USF: determined students revitalize an inactive chapter

A paradigm shift: how CS has intrinsically changed society

COLUMN: Accolades

A paradigm shift: how CS has intrinsically changed society

By Anukruti Mathur, October 2018

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Paying it forward

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Paying it forward

By Gierad Laput, July 2018

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DEPARTMENT: Updates

UPES ACM: developing skills to survive the IT job market

By Anshuman Majumdar, July 2018

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The Hour of Code: An initiative to break the barriers of coding

Rethinking creativity

SECTION: Features

Rethinking creativity

Why it matters to liberate creativity and how technology can help us along the way.

By Seda Röder, April 2018

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DEPARTMENT: Updates

ADA ACM's role in diversifying chapter activities

By Anshuman Majumdar, December 2017

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MacACM: Encouraging competitive programming via mentorship and outreach

Kean ACM-W: promoting women's participation in CS

Asclepius will see you now

DEPARTMENT: Accolades

Asclepius will see you now

By Dipika Rajesh, June 2017

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The Heidelberg Laureate Forum on the moving frontier between mathematics and computer science

SECTION: Features

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum on the moving frontier between mathematics and computer science

Young and early-career researchers at the 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum discuss how the frontier between mathematics and computer science is shifting, what the future promises, and the implications the frontier's shape and dynamics will have on both fields.

By Edmon Begoli, Vincent Schlegel, Michael Atiyah, Praise Adeyemo, Tim Baarslag, April 2017

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UC Irvine WICS blazing trails for women in CS

DEPARTMENT: Updates

UC Irvine WICS blazing trails for women in CS

By David Byrd, December 2016

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"ANN" helps Mario rescue Princess Toadstool

By Daniel López Sánchez, September 2016

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ACM TEC GDA addresses Mexico's social needs one app at a time

RIT SIGCHI<br />Democratizing digitization, campus outreach, and more

Fortifying computing in student societies<br />A focus on outreach initiatives.

Women who paved the way for IoT<br />A teacher finds her voice

COLUMN: Accolades

Women who paved the way for IoT
A teacher finds her voice

By Kayalvizhi Jayavel, December 2015

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Why

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

Why "celebrate women in computing"?

The XRDS blog highlights a range of topics from conference coverage, to security and privacy, to CS theory. Selected blog posts, edited for print, are featured in every issue. Please visit xrds.acm.org/blog to read each post in its entirety. If you are interested in joining as a student blogger, please contact us.

By Nur Al-huda Hamdan, December 2015

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Excellence around the world

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Excellence around the world

This year's ACM award winners share how their chapters came out on top.

By Claudia Schulz, November 2015

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A community for learning

A community for learning

At Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, the students are also the teachers

By Claudia Schulz, July 2015

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ACM-W chapters at home and abroad<br />An initiative on women, not of women

Staying in touch

Staying in touch

By Claudia Schulz, December 2014

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The Regenstrief global health informatics group

DEPARTMENT: Labz

The Regenstrief global health informatics group

By Suranga Nath Kasthurirathne, December 2014

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From zero to excellence

DEPARTMENT: Updates

From zero to excellence

By Claudia Schulz, October 2014

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Why saying no to the NSA is a slippery slope

COLUMN: Publisher's Corner

Why saying no to the NSA is a slippery slope

By Scott Delman, June 2014

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Making tech more inclusive

SECTION: Features

Making tech more inclusive

Exposing the driving causes behind the lack of diversity in our communities, and how to use your privilege for good.

By Erin Carson, June 2014

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J. Craig Venter Institute<br />Rockville, Maryland

DEPARTMENT: Labz

J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, Maryland

By Arka Bhattacharya, June 2014

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Team players<br />How to be a good one

COLUMN: Advice

Team players
How to be a good one

By Vaggelis Giannikas, March 2014

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Defending students from cyber crime

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Defending students from cyber crime

By Michael Zuba, March 2014

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NICTA ATP lab

DEPARTMENT: Labz

NICTA ATP lab

By Yan Shvartzshnaider, March 2014

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Student chapters in Europe

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

Student chapters in Europe

By Virginia Grande, December 2013

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Maintaining ACM traditions<br />Professional development done right

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Maintaining ACM traditions
Professional development done right

By Michael Zuba, December 2013

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Revitalizing ACM Student Chapters: A look at how to refresh student initiatives

Information wants to be useful

COLUMN: Publisher's corner

Information wants to be useful

By Scott Delman, June 2013

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The crossroads community

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

The crossroads community

By Casey Fiesler, June 2013

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More than just computer science

DEPARTMENT: Updates

More than just computer science

By Ben Deverett, June 2013

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Student contests

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

Student contests

By Daniel Gooch, March 2013

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Nairobi-Kenya ACM-W student chapter

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Nairobi-Kenya ACM-W student chapter

By Ben Deverett, March 2013

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ACM student volunteers

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

ACM student volunteers

By Daniel Gooch, December 2012

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Student chapter excellence

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Student chapter excellence

By Ben Deverett, December 2012

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Facing the African ICTD academic divide

SECTION: Features

Facing the African ICTD academic divide

This article stitches together the current journey of ICTD researchers based in Africa who formed a virtual network, which hopes to contribute toward the enhancement of representation within the academic ICTD community.

By Kathleen Diga, December 2012

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User experience practices in Nairobi's iHub community

User experience practices in Nairobi's iHub community

How a forthcoming user experience (UX) lab will meet the needs of the African technology community.

By Mark Kamau, Angela Crandall, Kagonya Awori, December 2012

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Research at Nairobi's iHub

Research at Nairobi's iHub

By Angela Crandall, Rhoda Omenya, December 2012

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D-Lab-ICT: spreading ICT innovation

DEPARTMENT: Labz

D-Lab-ICT: spreading ICT innovation

By Jonathan Kola, December 2012

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ACM Author-Izer

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

ACM Author-Izer

By Daniel Gooch, September 2012

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Creativity and computing: An ACM student chapter initiative

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Creativity and computing: An ACM student chapter initiative

By Ben Deverett, September 2012

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The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London, London, UK

<i>XRDS</i>

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

XRDS

By Daniel Gooch, June 2012

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Community initiatives

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Community initiatives

By Ben Deverett, June 2012

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StartX

DEPARTMENT: Labz

StartX

By Alexa Lee, June 2012

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ACM Student Chapters

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

ACM Student Chapters

By Daniel Gooch, March 2012

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Spreading knowledge

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Spreading knowledge

By Ben Deverett, March 2012

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Communications of the ACM

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

Communications of the ACM

By Daniel Gooch, December 2011

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Women in computing

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Women in computing

By Vaggelis Giannikas, Ben Deverett, December 2011

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Profile Cameron Wilson<br />ACM's man in Washington

SECTION: Features

Profile Cameron Wilson
ACM's man in Washington

By Robert J. Simmons, December 2011

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Tech pack

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

Tech pack

By Daniel Gooch, September 2011

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What a wonderful world (II)

DEPARTMENT: Updates

What a wonderful world (II)

By Vaggelis Giannikas, September 2011

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Email services at ACM

DEPARTMENT: Benefit

Email services at ACM

By Daniel Gooch, June 2011

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Special interest groups

Special interest groups

By Daniel Gooch, March 2011

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Letters of recommendation

COLUMN: Advice

Letters of recommendation

By David Richeson, March 2011

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Common mistakes in online and real-time contests

Each year the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) arranges a worldwide programming contest. This contest has two rounds: the regional contests and the World Final. The teams with the best results in the regional contests advance to the World Final. The contest showcases the best programmers in the world to representatives of large companies who are looking for talent. When practicing for programming competitions, remember that all your efforts should be directed at improving your programming skills. No matter what your performance is in a contest, don't be disappointed. Success in programming contests is affected by factors other than skill, most importantly, adrenaline, luck, and the problem set of the contest. One way of getting immediate feedback on your efforts is to join the Valladolid Online Programming Practice/Contest or the online judge hosted by Ural State University (USU). Successfully solving problems increases your online ranking in the respective competitions.This article is for beginning programmers who are new to programming contests. I will discuss the common problems faced in contests, the University of Valladolid online judge, and the USU online judge. The suggestions are divided into three parts: General Suggestions, Online Contest Suggestions, and Valladolid-Specific Suggestions. Throughout this paper, please note that in real-time contests, the judges are human and in online contests, the judges are computer programs, unless otherwise noted.

By Shahriar Manzoor, July 2001

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RoboCup

By Hiroaki Kitano, Minoru Asada, Itsuki Noda, Hitoshi Matsubara, April 1998

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Programming contest strategies

By Fabian Ernst, Jeroen Moelands, Seppo Pieterse, November 1996

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Road crew

By Saveen Reddy, September 1994

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