Computing Community Consortium Blog

The goal of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community to debate longer range, more audacious research challenges; to build consensus around research visions; to evolve the most promising visions toward clearly defined initiatives; and to work with the funding organizations to move challenges and visions toward funding initiatives. The purpose of this blog is to provide a more immediate, online mechanism for dissemination of visioning concepts and community discussion/debate about them.


Posts Tagged ‘White Paper

 

Research Opportunities and Visions for Smart and Pervasive Health

June 29th, 2017 / in Announcements, CCC, research horizons, Research News, workshop reports / by Helen Wright

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has released a white paper, Research Opportunities and Visions for Smart and Pervasive Health. This paper is an outgrowth of the December 2016 workshop Discovery and Innovation in Smart and Pervasive Health convened to inform leading researchers and policymakers on the successes of Smart and Pervasive Health research activities, the evolution of relevant computing capabilities, and the application of these technical innovations to health and wellness goals. Following that workshop, draft recommendations were presented and discussed at the AAAS annual meeting and the ACM/AMIA Workshop of Interactive Health Systems. The newly released white paper highlights these paradigms and concludes with specific recommendations for the successful […]

Democratizing Design for Future Computing Platforms

June 26th, 2017 / in Announcements, CCC, research horizons, Research News / by Helen Wright

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has been working hard on various white papers over the past couple of months and slowly releasing them. You can see all of them here. Today, we highlight one paper in particular, called Democratizing Design for Future Computing Platforms by Luis Ceze, Mark D. Hill, Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, and Thomas F. Wenisch. Information and communications technology (ICT) is changing our world. And yet, even more transformative advances are possible. With advances in machine learning and cloud computing, future ICT improvements will likely exceed past advances, bringing improved quality of life and enhanced competitiveness for the USA as world leader. Past ICT gains have been facilitated by […]

A National Research Agenda for Intelligent Infrastructure

May 4th, 2017 / in Announcements, CCC, pipeline, policy, research horizons, Research News / by Helen Wright

CCC Chair Beth Mynatt contributed to this post.  The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) in collaboration with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) recently released eight white papers describing a collective research agenda for intelligent infrastructure. These papers draw from a large network of expertise including CCC Council members, former CCC Council members, CRA Board members, and other members of the academic and industry communities for a total of 40 different authors from 27 different institutions. We will be blogging about each paper over the next few weeks. Today, we start with the overview paper: A National Research Agenda for Intelligent Infrastructure. Our infrastructure touches the day-to-day life […]

CCC White Paper- Safety, Security, and Privacy Threats Posed by Accelerating Trends in the Internet of Things

February 16th, 2017 / in Announcements, CCC, Research News / by Helen Wright

CCC Executive Council Member Ben Zorn from Microsoft Research contributed to this post.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is already transforming industries, cities, and homes. The economic value of this transformation across all industries is estimated to be trillions of dollars and the societal impact on energy efficiency, health, and productivity are enormous. Alongside potential benefits of interconnected smart devices comes increased risk and potential for abuse when sensing and intelligence is embedded into every device. A major challenge of having a proliferation of IoT devices is the increased complexity that is required to operate them safely and securely. This increased complexity creates new safety, security, privacy, and usability challenges […]

CCC White Paper- Advances in Artificial Intelligence Require Progress Across all of Computer Science

February 9th, 2017 / in Announcements, CCC, research horizons, Research News, robotics / by Helen Wright

The following is a guest blog post by CCC AI and Robotics Task Force Co-Chair Greg Hager from Johns Hopkins University.  Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged into the public view as an important frontier of technological innovation with potential influences in many realms. Many recent symposia and workshops including AI for Social Good, Computing Research: Addressing National Priorities and Societal Needs, and Discovery and Innovation in Smart and Pervasive Health have highlighted both the progress and opportunities for AI and its potential to contribute to new products, services, and experiences. However, we should not lose sight of the fact that fielding real-world systems that realize these innovations will also drive significant advances […]

Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Call for White Papers

August 17th, 2016 / in Announcements, CCC, research horizons, Research News / by Helen Wright

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) will be sponsoring a visioning activity on Sociotechnical Cybersecurity. As a part of this effort, the workshop organizing committee has released a call for white papers in order to both assist us in organizing the workshop and in selecting attendees. Authors of informative and well-crafted white papers may be invited to the Sociotechnical Cybersecurity workshop. Read the full call for proposals below: Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Workshop Call For White Papers We are holding two CCC-sponsored workshops, on December 12th-13th and in the first half of 2017, with the goal of developing a small set of grand challenges to set research directions for the discipline of cybersecurity, with the understanding that […]