Association for Computing Machinery

ACM headquarters are located at 1601 Broadway, Times Square, New York City.

US-based international learned society for computing.

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ACM SIGGRAPH

ACM SIGGRAPH logo

ACM SIGGRAPH is the international Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques based in New York.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Public research university in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute
One of the numerous live oaks planted on the campus.
Welcome Wall, with Martin Hall in background.
Fleur-di-lis fountain in UL Quad
Cajundome is the home of the men & women's Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns basketball teams.
Broussard Hall, named for former U.S. Senator Robert F. Broussard, houses the Physics Department
Burke-Hawthorne Hall, named for Walter Burke and Doris Hawthorne, houses the Communications Department
Wharton Hall houses the Biology and Nursing Departments, as well as Television Studio Labs for the Communications Department
Partial view of the arcade

1961 – Established the first university chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for students. It is named the ACM Alpha Student Chapter

SIGPLAN

SIGPLAN is the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on programming languages.

ACM Fellow

ACM Fellowship is an award and fellowship that recognises outstanding members of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Informatics

Study of computational systems, especially those for data storage and retrieval.

Informatics Forum, completed in 2008. It houses researchers of the University of Edinburgh's School of Informatics.

Former president of Association for Computing Machinery, Peter Denning wrote in 2007:

SIGCSE

SIGCSE is the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Computer Science Education (CSE), which provides a forum for educators to discuss issues related to the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of computing programs, curricula, and courses, as well as syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy.

International Collegiate Programming Contest

Annual multi-tiered competitive programming competition among the universities of the world.

Logo of the contest
Opening Ceremony in 2005
ITMO team 2015

From 1977 until 2017 ICPC was held under the auspices of ACM and was referred to as ACM-ICPC.

SIGCOMM

SIGCOMM is the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Data Communications, which specializes in the field of communication and computer networks.

Turing Award

Stephen Kettle's slate statue of Alan Turing at Bletchley Park

The ACM A. M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for contributions of lasting and major technical importance to computer science.

Special interest group

Community within a larger organization with a shared interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology where members cooperate to affect or to produce solutions within their particular field, and may communicate, meet, and organize conferences.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004.

The term was used in 1961 by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an academic and professional computer society.