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When divvying something up, there’s more than one way to define what’s fair.
Computer scientists have come up with a bounded algorithm that can fairly divide a cake among any number of people.
Computer scientists can prove certain programs to be error-free with the same certainty that mathematicians prove theorems.
A project to decipher the brain’s learning rules could revolutionize machine learning.
The Go-playing program teaches itself to replicate something very much like human intuition, an advance that promises far-reaching consequences.
The biological world is computational at its core, argues computer scientist Leslie Valiant.
Computer scientists are abuzz over a fast new algorithm for solving one of the central problems in the field.
Three computer scientists have solved a problem central to a dozen far-flung mathematical fields.
The physical nature of computers might reveal deep truths about their uniquely powerful abstract abilities.
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