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SIGIR 2019, July 21 to 25, Paris, France

The 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval will feature keynotes by Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst and RMIT University) and others TBA. Workshops will cover conversational interaction systems, digital libraries, recommendation and search, trends in news IR, online misinformation, ecommerce, and more.

SIGGRAPH 2019, July 28 to August 1, Los Angeles, California

SIGGRAPH features global innovators who are changing what’s possible in computer graphics, animation, virtual reality, gaming, and emerging technologies. Five tracks will cover production and animation; research and education; gaming/interactive; arts and design; and new technologies. Birds-of-a-Feather submissions are due July 26.

ICFP 2019, August 18 to 23, Berlin, Germany

The SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming provides a forum for researchers and developers to learn about the latest work on the design, implementations, principles, and uses of functional programming. Keynote talks will be delivered by Andrej Bauer (University of Ljubljana), Manuel Chakravarty (Tweag I/O and IOHK), and Emina Torlak (University of Washington).

ESEC/FSE 2019, August 26 to 30, Tallinn, Estonia

The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering is a forum for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, experiences, and challenges in SE. Scheduled keynote speakers are Joanne Atlee (University of Waterloo), Marta Kwiatkowska (Trinity College, University of Oxford), and Audris Mockus (University of Tennessee).

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KDD 2019, August 4 to 8, Anchorage, Alaska

The SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and Big Data. The event includes workshops on topics ranging from AI of things to fashion to epidemiology. The opening keynote will be delivered by Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare.

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CIRM Interface Programme Fall 2019 Sessions

INTERFACE is an original programme of acquisition and discussion of tools and concepts in mathematical, computer and digital sciences, that are pertinent to potential users in industry: modelling, simulation, and optimization. Sessions will cover blockchain, stochastic optimization and machine learning and last two to four days, in full on-site immersion at the Centre International de Recontres Mathématiques (CIRM-Luminy) in Marseille, France.

Conferences Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards are presented at many ACM conferences to authors whose work represents groundbreaking research in their respective areas. By recognizing these select papers for their ingenuity and importance, ACM highlights some of the theoretical and practical innovations that are likely to shape the future of computing.

ABR streaming of VBR-encoded videos: characterization, challenges, and solutions
By Yanyuan Qin, Shuai Hao, K. R. Pattipati, Feng Qian, Subhabrata Sen, Bing Wang, Chaoqun Yue
CoNEXT 2018

Deformation simulation of non-orthotropic materials
By Wei Cao, Xiaohua Ren, Luan Lyu, Enhua Wu

Flipper 2.0: A Pragmatic Dialogue Engine for Embodied Conversational Agents
By Jelte van Waterschoot, Merijn Bruijnes, Jan Flokstra, Dennis Reidsma, Daniel Davison, Mariët Theune, Dirk Heylen

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