Atomic Transaction Commit for Modern Data Stores

Seminar | 336 | 10:00

Alexey Gotsman, IMDEA Software Institute in Madrid – Abstract: Modern data stores often need to provide both high scalability and strong transactional semantics. They achieve scalability by partitioning data into shards and fault-tolerance by replicating each shard across several servers. … Continued

Best Paper Award at ICGI 2018

André Silvestre won the Best Paper Award for a Young Researcher at the ICGI 2018 conference, with the paper “A Real-Time Terrain Ray-Tracing Engine”, with co-authors João Pereira and Vasco Costa.

New Essay on Artificial Intelligence

This new essay by Arlindo Oliveira describes, in an approachable way, what artificial intelligence is and how it relates to human intelligence, as well as possible societal and economic applications and implications. It includes a historical perspective and an analysis … Continued

Evaluation INESC-ID

As Associate Laboratory since 2004,  INESC-ID is periodically evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). This status is reserved for research institutions of great merit that have been recognized in external assessments as having the “capacity to cooperate … Continued