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For more than 60 years, the best and brightest minds in computing have come to ACM to meet, share ideas, publish their work and change the world. ACM's publications are among the most respected and highly cited in the field because of their longstanding focus on quality and their ability to attract pioneering thought leaders from both academia and industry.

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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)

Vol. 49 | ISSUE 3


Journal of the ACM (JACM)

Vol. 63 | ISSUE 3


Journal of Experimental Algorithmics (JEA)

Vol. 21 | ISSUE 1

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Communications of the ACM

Vol. 59 | ISSUE 9


Computers in Entertainment (CIE)

Vol. 12 | ISSUE 3



Vol. 2016 | ISSUE 8


ACM Inroads

Vol. 7 | ISSUE 3

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Conference Proceedings—Rapid Dissemination of Research Findings

ACM conferences are a vital publication venue for computing research, and capture the cutting edge of innovation across the spectrum of computing by publishing refereed and invited papers.

ACM Books—High Quality, Advanced-Level Books for the Computing Community

Published by ACM in conjunction with Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ACM Books is a new series of advanced texts for computer science practitioners, researchers, educators, and students.

Select Application-Oriented Papers

Many papers published in ACM's Journals hold great value to software engineers interested in staying at the top of their field. The papers in this collection were selected for their relevance to practitioners who strive to build the software that will shape the future.

Bringing You the World’s Computing Literature

The most comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records covering computing and information technology includes the complete collection of ACM's publications. 

New Options for ACM Authors to Manage Rights and Permissions

Changes expand access to Special Interest Group conference proceedings. ACM offers flexible options that fit computing researchers' individual needs.

Publish with ACM

ACM's prestigious conferences and journals are seeking top-quality papers in all areas of computing and IT. It is now easier than ever to find the most appropriate venue for your research and publish with ACM.

ACM Task Force Addresses Reproducibility in Published Work

A number of ACM communities have independently evolved their own “artifact” review processes and associated definitions of what it means to be reproducible. These communities have come together in this Task Force to collaborate on a common set of Best Practices which can be implemented in production infrastructure and reflected in publication.

Through these activities and feedback from the broader CS community, the ACM Digital Library will be ideally positioned to serve emerging requirements for sharing software, data and other artifacts, leading to increased scientific accountability and the adoption of improved experimental practices.

Check Out the New ACM Queue

There's a new mobile app for acmqueue, our magazine by and for practitioners, available for download via Google play and the Apple App Store. Also available as a desktop digital edition. The bimonthly issues are free to ACM Professional Members. (One-year subscription is $19.99 for non-ACM members.)

ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing Welcomes Nianwen Xue as New Editor-in-Chief

ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP) welcomes Nianwen Xue as its new Editor-in-Chief, effective June 1. Nianwen is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department and Language and Linguistics Program at Brandeis University.

CACM September 2016 - Why Data Citation is a Computational Problem

There is strong demand that databases be given the same scholarly status and citation diligence as academic works, but what is the most effective way to do this? In this video, Susan Davidson discusses "Why Data Citation Is a Computational Problem," a Contributed Article in the September 2016 Communications of the ACM.

ACM Seeks New Editors-in-Chief

ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief. Nominations are due September 15, 2016.

ACM interactions is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief. Please visit the nominations page for more information.

Publish in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS)

The ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS) provides a mechanism to publish the contents of conferences, technical symposia and workshops and thereby increase their visibility among the international computing community.

ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics Welcomes Gonzalo Navarro as New Editor-in-Chief

ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics (JEA) welcomes Gonzalo Navarro as its new Editor-in-Chief, effective July 1. Gonzalo is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chile.

ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems Welcomes Michelle Zhou as Editor-in-Chief

ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TIIS) welcomes Michelle Zhou as its Editor-in-Chief. Michelle is a co-founder and CEO of Juji, Inc., an online people analytics and engagement service.

Category Editors Needed for ACM Computing Reviews

Computing Reviews, the post-publication review and comment journal of ACM, is seeking volunteers interested in serving as a category editor in the Computer Systems Organization and Human-Centered Computing areas.

Get Involved with ACM

ACM is a volunteer-led and member-driven organization. Everything ACM accomplishes is through the efforts of people like you. A wide range of activities keep ACM moving, including organizing conferences, editing journals, reviewing papers and participating on boards and committees, to name just a few. Find out all the ways that you can volunteer with ACM.

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Fusion4D: real-time performance capture of challenging scenes

ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Volume 35 Issue 4, July 2016

A Survey of Signed Network Mining in Social Media

ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 49 Issue 3, August 2016

End-to-end arguments in system design

ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 2 Issue 4, Nov. 1984

The Netflix Recommender System: Algorithms, Business Value, and Innovation

ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS), Volume 6 Issue 4, January 2016

Reflectance modeling by neural texture synthesis

ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Volume 35 Issue 4, July 2016


The 7% rule: fact, fiction, or misunderstanding

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Why Does Time Go Faster As We Get Older?

Ubiquity, Volume 2008 Issue October

Why Google stores billions of lines of code in a single repository

Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 7, July 2016

Scaling Synchronization in Multicore Programs

Queue, Volume 14 Issue 4, July-August 2016

Academic rankings considered harmful!

Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 9, September 2016


Using surface-mount components in an embedded systems lab

WCAE '15: Proceedings of the Workshop on Computer Architecture Education

Video fields: fusing multiple surveillance videos into a dynamic virtual environment

Web3D '16: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Web3D Technology

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Evolve or Die: High-Availability Design Principles Drawn from Googles Network Infrastructure

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CACM September 2016 - Imaging the Propagation of Light through Scenes at Picosecond Resolution

In this video, Andreas Velten discusses "Imaging the Propagation of Light through Scenes at Picosecond Resolution,” a Research Highlights article in the September 2016 Communications of the ACM. The article explores a novel imaging technique called femto-photography and its ability to capture and visualize the propagation of light.  

ACM Policies on Authorship

Anyone listed as Author on an ACM paper must meet certain criteria, including making substantial intellectual contributions to some components of the original work and drafting and/or revising the paper. Read the entire set of criteria in the Policy on Authorship.

Authors submitting papers for peer-review to ACM publications will represent that the paper submitted is original; that the work submitted is not currently under review at any other publication venue; that they have the rights and intent to publish the work in the venue to which it is submitted; and that any prior publications on which this work is based are documented appropriately. Read more about this policy in the Author Representation Policy.

Replicated Computational Results – Verifying Data Through Replication

ACM TOMS and ACM TOMACS have adopted the Replicated Computational Results (RCR) Initiative, which allows authors to have the journal's referees attempt to scientifically reproduce the computational data in their manuscripts. Manuscripts whose results are successfully replicated receive a special RCR designation upon their publication. 

Research for Practice: Real-world Applications of Cutting-edge Theory

acmqueue’s “Research for Practice” column bridges the gap between theory and practice by applying learnings from recent cutting-edge research to the challenges practitioners face on a daily basis. In the latest issue, Camille Fournier presents three papers on distributed consensus systems on implementing Paxos and the easier-to-understand Raft. Joy Arulraj and Andrew Pavlo present three papers on the future impact of nonvolatile memory on DBMS architectures. Together, these papers illuminate how lessons from critical areas in storage and largescale services can be applied to building better software.