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Analysis shows 'Super Mario Brothers' is harder than NP-hard

Completing a game of "Super Mario Brothers" can be hard—very, very hard. That's the conclusion of a new paper from researchers at MIT, the University of Ottawa, and Bard College at Simon's Rock. They show that the problem ...

Engineering nanodevices to store information the quantum way

Creating quantum computers which some people believe will be the next generation of computers, with the ability to outperform machines based on conventional technology—depends upon harnessing the principles of quantum mechanics, ...

LTU computer scientist to present groundbreaking research

Dr. Ben Choi, associate professor of computer science at Louisiana Tech University, will present his research on a groundbreaking new technology that has the potential to revolutionize the computing industry during a keynote ...

The power of entanglement: A conversation with Fernando Brandao

Computers are a ubiquitous part of modern technology, utilized in smartphones, cars, kitchen appliances, and more. But there are limits to their power. New faculty member Fernando Brandão, the Bren Professor of Theoretical ...

Can cybersecurity crack the undergraduate curriculum?

In a time when million-dollar security breaches of major corporations regularly make headlines and complicate lives, computer science undergraduates at America's universities remain surprisingly underexposed to basic cybersecurity ...

Location data on two apps enough to identify someone, says study

Stripping a big data set of names and personal details is no guarantee of privacy. Previous research has shown that individual shoppers, Netflix subscribers and even taxicab riders are identifiable in heaps of supposedly ...

Computational thinking, 10 years later

"Not in my lifetime." That's what I said when I was asked whether we would ever see computer science taught in K-12. It was 2009, and I was addressing a gathering of attendees to a workshop on computational thinking convened ...

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