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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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
- When Steve Jobs demoed his NeXT computer at a 1988 user meeting, Charles Mann was there to record it—along with dozens of other talks by computing pioneers.
- A study found just 82 of 629 commercial cybersecurity reports published in the last decade discuss threats to civil society, with the rest devoted to cybercrime, nation-state hackers, or economic espionage.
- Walmart said it has partnered with end-to-end drone delivery company Flytrex to roll out an on-demand drone delivery pilot program in Fayetteville, NC.
- The laboratory ofJohns Hopkins University's Alexis Battle developed software that could help identify more causes of genetic disorders, especially when used with expanded genetic sequencing.
- Researchers at India's International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) have developed artificial intelligence that tweaks video footage in real time to sync audio to people's lips.
- Computer science instruction adjusts to the coronavirus pandemic.
- A study from Dartmouth College found information from smartphones can predict connectivity between brain regions that govern emotion, and anticipate neural functions linked to anxiety and depression.
- An automated system for vehicle license plate recognition could help identify dangerous drivers in real time before an incident occurs.