About ACM Student Chapter Maribor
Welcome to ACM Maribor student chapter. The chapter was established in 2015 by the PhD students from Computer Science Institute at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor. Our main goal is to share computer science knowledge between different generations of students, while also connecting internationally with other students and ACM chapters across the world.
- Pizza PartyIn order to popularise the ACM Maribor Student Branch among students, the Student Chapter members invite you to the "Pizza Party", which will take place on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 4 pm in G2-P04. We will begin with the presentation of the ACM University Programming Marathon (UPM) competition and the … Read more
- Hour of Code 2019ACM Student Chapter Maribor participated in this year’s Hour of Code event. Several members of our chapter volunteered to perform workshops in several local schools in and around the City Municipality of Maribor. We made a total of 6 workshops aimed towards the primary school students aged 11-13 years. A brief … Read more
- Hour of Code 2018ACM Student Chapter Maribor participated in this year’s Hour of Code event. Several members of our chapter volunteered to perform workshops in several local schools in and around the City Municipality of Maribor. We made a total of 6 workshops aimed towards the primary school students aged 11-13 years. A brief … Read more
- Second ACM Maribor Workshop – September 2016The goal of the second workshop by ACM Maribor was to introduce new members and to encourage the cooperation among members and students. Proceedings
- First ACM Maribor Workshop – May 2015The goal of the first workshop by ACM Maribor was to share research ideas by the founding members of the chapter. Proceedings
Communications of the ACM: News
- If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.
- Danielle Citron, a privacy scholar who has done pioneering work in combating hate crimes and other abuses in cyberspace, has been named a 2019 MacArthur fellow.
- Proof at the nexus of pure mathematics and algorithms puts 'quantum weirdness' on a whole new level.
- Germany’s Bundesliga professional football (soccer) league is making Amazon its official technology provider, providing statistics (among other things) for the soccer league's TV broadcasts and digital products.
- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
- Stanford University researchers affixed actual pigeon feathers to a robot to allow it to fly like a bird.
- National University of Singapore researchers have developed an upgrade to wearable health monitors that can read the pH of wearers' sweat.
- Researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyzes students' emotions to measure their engagement level in a class.