Tue, 02/23/2016

The paper Optimizing Every Operation in a Write-optimized File System, won the Best Paper award at the 2016 File and Storage Technologies conference (FAST '16). The paper is by Jun Yuan, Yang...

Fri, 11/22/2013

Don Dailey, chess-programming whiz and author of the Supertech programs *Socrates and Cilkchess, as well as of the more recent program "Komodo", died of leukemia at age 57 on November 22, 2013. He was a talented programmer, a...

Wed, 08/10/2011

What began as lecture notes for an MIT computer-science class has become the standard text in the field, selling half a million copies in 20 years.

Fri, 02/25/2011

Charles E. Leiserson and his team are experts at designing parallel algorithms - including one for a chess-playing program that outperformed IBM's Deep Blue.