Bugs in our Pockets: The Risks of Client-Side Scanning

no code yet • 14 Oct 2021

Instead of weakening encryption or providing law enforcement with backdoor keys to decrypt communications, CSS would enable on-device analysis of data in the clear.

Cryptography and Security Computers and Society

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Unique on Facebook: Formulation and Evidence of (Nano)targeting Individual Users with non-PII Data

no code yet • 13 Oct 2021

Previous literature has also reported that, in datasets including millions of users, a combination of several non-PII items (which alone are not enough to identify an individual) can uniquely identify an individual within the dataset.

Social and Information Networks Computers and Society

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Impact of delay classes on the data structure in IOTA

no code yet • 12 Oct 2021

However, the exact time that a message enters the tip pool of a node depends on the delay of that message.

Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing

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Legged Robots that Keep on Learning: Fine-Tuning Locomotion Policies in the Real World

no code yet • 11 Oct 2021

Legged robots are physically capable of traversing a wide range of challenging environments, but designing controllers that are sufficiently robust to handle this diversity has been a long-standing challenge in robotics.

Robotics

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StateAFL: Greybox Fuzzing for Stateful Network Servers

stateafl/stateafl 12 Oct 2021

At run-time, it infers the current protocol state of the target by analyzing snapshots of long-lived memory areas, and incrementally builds a protocol state machine for guiding fuzzing.

Cryptography and Security Operating Systems Software Engineering

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Sliced Mutual Information: A Scalable Measure of Statistical Dependence

no code yet • 11 Oct 2021

Mutual information (MI) is a fundamental measure of statistical dependence, with a myriad of applications to information theory, statistics, and machine learning.

Information Theory Information Theory

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Fallout: Distributed Systems Testing as a Service

no code yet • 11 Oct 2021

All modern distributed systems list performance and scalability as their core strengths.

Databases Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing

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Floating Isogeometric Analysis

no code yet • 14 Oct 2021

The method is based on a novel tensor-product construction of B-Splines for the update of the basis functions in one direction of the parametric space.

Computational Engineering, Finance, and Science

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Robust Safety for Move

no code yet • 11 Oct 2021

We formalise an escape analysis as an instantiation of the encapsulator and prove that it attains the required security properties.

Programming Languages

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Ethical Assurance: A practical approach to the responsible design, development, and deployment of data-driven technologies

no code yet • 11 Oct 2021

This article offers several contributions to the interdisciplinary project of responsible research and innovation in data science and AI.

Computers and Society

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