computer.org Archives - 20 August 2014, Wednesday

  • content - IEEECS

    computer.org 14 Dec '12, 11pm

    The backstory to the launch of Windows 8, Windows 8 Phone, the Surface and all the other recent announcements from Microsoft is more than just a little interesting for Microsoft Dynamics, the enterprise software sub-division of Microsoft and one of the smallest pieces in the software ...

  • IEEE Transactions on Haptics: Multimedia

    computer.org 14 Dec '12, 8pm

    The IEEE Transactions on Haptics has a new Podcast format, which is designed to keep you informed about topics in haptics while you are on the go by providing a brief summary of the articles in each issue. Editor-in-Chief J. Edward Colgate says, "I'm terribly excited about the new pod...

  • IEEE Computer Society Launches Open-Access Journal

    computer.org 11 Dec '12, 6pm

    IEEE Computer Society Launches Open-Access Journal LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 29 November 2012 – Setting the pace for providing authors with new options for publishing, the IEEE Computer Society has launched a new open-access journal on emerging topics in computing. IEEE Transactions on Em...

  • [subscribers-dt] PrePrint: Diverse Double Modular Redundancy: A New Direction for Soft Error Detection and Correction

    [subscribers-dt] PrePrint: Diverse Double Modular Redundancy: A New Direction for Soft Error Detection and Correction

    computer.org 09 Dec '12, 4am

    Soft errors are becoming an important issue for deep submicron technologies. To protect circuits against soft errors, designers routinely introduce modular redundancy to detect and correct these errors. A commonly used technique, Double Modular Redundancy (DMR) involves duplication of...

  • Open Smart Classroom: Extensible and Scalable Learning System in Smart Space Using Web […] //cc @ONLINESALUD

    computer.org 05 Dec '12, 5pm

    Real-time interactive virtual classroom with teleeducation experience is an important approach in distance learning. However, most current systems fail to meet new challenges in extensibility and scalability, which mainly lie with three issues. First, an open system architecture is re...

  • Computing Now Archive | November 2012 | Modern Programming Languages - IEEECS

    computer.org 04 Dec '12, 11pm

    Guest Editor's Introduction • George K. Thiruvathukal, Computing in Science and Engineering and Computing Now • November 2012 I consider myself a bit of a language junkie, although I'm more properly termed a languages person trapped in a systems researcher's body. In the early part of...

  • Computing Now Archive | November 2012 | Modern Programming Languages - IEEECS

    computer.org 04 Dec '12, 10pm

    Guest Editor's Introduction • George K. Thiruvathukal, Computing in Science and Engineering and Computing Now • November 2012 I consider myself a bit of a language junkie, although I'm more properly termed a languages person trapped in a systems researcher's body. In the early part of...

  • The Tyranny of the Urgent - Agile Careers Blog by James

    computer.org 03 Dec '12, 10pm

    Our worst decisions and actions are those without which society would have been better off. To publish a newspaper headline announcing that Truman lost to Dewey. The decision to invade at the Bay of Pigs. These have their equally headline-worthy engineering analogues: The decision to ...

  • [subscribers-software] PrePrint: A Principled Way of Using Frameworks in Architectural Design: A number of methods...

    computer.org 01 Dec '12, 1pm

    A number of methods have appeared in the past decade to support and codify architectural design. However, an issue that hampers the adoption of such methods in practice is that they use abstract concepts such as views, tactics and patterns, while the concepts that software architects ...

  • IEEE Transactions on Services Computing | Computer Society

    computer.org 01 Dec '12, 11am

    Agent-based cloud computing is concerned with the design and development of software agents for bolstering cloud service discovery, service negotiation, and service composition. The significance of this work is introducing an agent-based paradigm for constructing software tools and te...

  • The availability of small components is ushering in a new era of tiny computers.

    Tiny Computers Take Center Stage | Computing Now - IEEECS

    computer.org 30 Nov '12, 8pm

    Tiny Computers Take Center Stage by George Lawton Mini-notebook. Laptop. Desktop. Server. When most people think of computers, they think of an object that has some heft to it. However, a market is starting to emerge for tiny computers, some as small as a flash drive. These mini-machi...

  • Scalable Media Coding enabling Content-Aware Networking

    computer.org 27 Nov '12, 10pm

    Given that multimedia services are becoming increasingly popular, they are expected to play a dominant role for the Future Internet. In this context, it is essential that Content-Aware Networking (CAN) architectures, as envisaged in the frame of the Future Internet, explicitly address...

  • Programmatic Interfaces for Web Applications

    computer.org 25 Nov '12, 12pm

    The increasing popularity of programmatic Web interfaces and the growth of third-party applications that use them raise questions about how developers should design services and maintain those services' levels of performance and scalability. Of the services in the ProgrammableWeb serv...

  • content - IEEECS

    computer.org 24 Nov '12, 2pm

    Data-intensive computing is one of the crosscutting themes in today's computer research. Many scientific activities depend on large-scale data analysis, scientific simulations, and verification of experimental results. Moreover, experimental facilities are distributed around the world...

  • Toward Sociotechnical Urban Superorganisms

    computer.org 23 Nov '12, 8pm

    Index Terms: Human factors,Social implications of technology,Urban areas,Ubiquitous computing,Behavioral science,Collaboration,Social factors,Cities and towns,Sensors,Smart phones,Information technology,Communication technology,urban superorganisms,invisible computing Citation: Franco...

  • CSDL - Computer Magazine

    computer.org 23 Nov '12, 4pm

    Angelos Stavrou , George Mason University Jeffrey Voas , National Institute of Standards and Technology Tom Karygiannis , National Institute of Standards and Technology Steve Quirolgico , National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • The Move Toward Electronic Health Records

    computer.org 20 Nov '12, 4am

    In "Personal Health Records: New Means to Safely Handle Health Data?," Inmaculada Carrión Señor and her colleagues at the University of Murcia, Spain, discuss concerns about the security and privacy of personal health information and explore the larger issue of segregating patient dat...

  • content - IEEECS

    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 2pm

    A more recent addition to these approaches is dynamic software product lines . 1 DSPLs extend existing product line engineering approaches by moving their capabilities to runtime. Due to their product line heritage, DSPLs have solid (and practicably) proven engineering foundations, wh...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 1pm

    ACES is a multilateral grand challenge science research cooperation of APEC. The project involves leading international earthquake simulation and prediction research groups. Funding of the US involvement has originated over the years from NASA and the US National Science Foundation. A...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 11am

    Although microtask platforms are desirable for their speed, scalability, and low cost, task performance varies greatly. Many researchers have focused on improving the quality of the work performed on such platforms. Priming uses implicit mechanisms to induce observable changes in beha...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 10am

    Online-behavior analysis must integrate people and systems. Activity theory provides a way to describe patterns of social interactions as properties with descriptions for automated processing. Online social networks are increasingly popular on the Internet. As people gain online exper...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 9am

    Many related advances are likely to affect how 4G (or even futuristic 5G) networks will be designed, deployed, used, and maintained. These include advances in smart radio, so a device can access any available wireless network by adjusting its frequency, power level, and access protoco...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 8am

    Improving system performance increasingly depends on exploiting microprocessor parallelism, yet mainstream compilers still don't parallelize code automatically. Helix automatically parallelizes general-purpose programs without requiring any special hardware; avoids slowing down compil...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 7am

    Our insights are based on experiences with the MediaEval ( www.multimediaeval.org) multimedia benchmark, a relatively young, but rapidly growing benchmarking initiative that focuses on human and social aspects of multimedia. MediaEval strives to emphasize the "multi" in multimedia, in...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 6am

    Conventional access control mechanisms, relying on a single security token to authenticate remote users, introduce a single point of failure and are vulnerable to relay attacks. A threshold-based distance-bounding protocol that distributes a user's private key among various personal d...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 5am

    Furthermore, once we identify tools such as static code analyzers to assist us in identifying technical debt, there's a danger of equating it with whatever our tools can detect. This approach leads to leaving aside large amounts of potential technical debt that's undetectable by tools...

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    computer.org 18 Nov '12, 4am

    Close contest resolution arguments generally take two approaches. The first focuses on processes, procedures, and algorithms that ensure the first count's accuracy, and the second focuses on infrastructures for postelection review and error identification. The four articles in this sp...