42nd IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications

Staying Smarter in a Smartening World

Computer technologies are producing profound changes in society. Emerging developments in areas such as Deep Learning, supported by increasingly powerful and increasingly miniaturized hardware, are beginning to be deployed in architectures, systems, and applications that are redefining the relationships between humans and technology. As this happens, humans are relinquishing their roles as masters of technology to partnerships wherein autonomous, computer-driven devices become our assistants. What are the technologies enabling these changes? How far can these partnerships go?