The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is a learned society for computing. It was founded in 1947 and is the world's largest and most prestigious scientific and educational computing society. Its membership is more than 100,000 as of 2011. Its headquarters are in New York City. ACM and the IEEE Computer Society are the primary umbrella organizations for academic and scholarly interests in computing. Unlike the IEEE, however, the ACM is solely dedicated to computing.
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