Darwinian data structure selection

Darwinian data structure selection Basios et al., FSE’18 GraphIt may have caught your attention for the success of its approach, but I suspect for many readers it’s not something you’ll be immediately applying. Darwinian Data Structures (DDSs) on the other hand looks to be of immediate interest to many Java and C++ projects (and generalises […]

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NVIDIA Sets Six Records in AI Performance

NVIDIA has set six AI performance records with today’s release of the industry’s first broad set of AI benchmarks. Backed by Google, Intel, Baidu, NVIDIA and dozens more technology leaders, the new MLPerf benchmark suite measures a wide range of deep learning workloads. Aiming to serve as the industry’s first objective AI benchmark suite, it […]

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FairSwap: how to fairly exchange digital goods

FairSwap: how to fairly exchange digital goods Dziembowski et al., CCS’18 (Preprint) This is a transactions paper with a twist. The transactions we’re talking about are purchases of digital assets. More specifically, the purchase of a file (document, movie, archive of a dataset, …). The property we strongly care about is atomicity: either the seller […]

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