Computer

Issue 10 • 2017

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  • Front Cover 
  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY: Be at the Center of It All

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of Contents 
  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Masthead 
  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 3
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  • Elsewhere in the CS 
  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • Computer's Legacy 
  • Revisiting the Astonishing Growth of Human–Computer Interaction Research

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):8 - 11
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  • Computing 
  • The Future of Data Management

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):12 - 13
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  • 50 & 25 Years Ago 
  • 50 & 25 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):14 - 15
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  • Guest Editor’s Introduction 
  • On-Skin Interfaces

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):16 - 18
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  • Cover Feature 
  • On-Skin Interaction Using Body Landmarks

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):19 - 27
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    The human skin is a promising surface for input to computing devices but differs fundamentally from existing touch-sensitive devices. The authors propose the use of skin landmarks, which offer unique tactile and visual cues, to enhance body-based user interfaces. View full abstract»

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  • Interactive Systems Based on Electrical Muscle Stimulation

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):28 - 35
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    Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) has been used since the 1960s in rehabilitative medicine to regenerate lost motor functions, but in recent years researchers have started to explore new EMS applications including guided training, muscle-propelled force feedback for more immersive virtual experiences, and novel forms of information access. The authors analyze the interactive potential of EMS and... View full abstract»

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  • Guest Editor’s Introduction 
  • Edge Computing

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):36 - 38
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    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 39
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  • Cover Feature 
  • Edge Computing and the Role of Cellular Networks

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):40 - 49
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    Despite widespread interest in edge computing and various successful implementations, some confusion remains about the technology. The author revisits the rationale for edge computing, highlights relevant applications, surveys the latest research and industrial efforts, discusses edge computing's potential to transform telecommunications by leveraging the existing wide area network infrastructure ... View full abstract»

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  • Lightweight Multitenancy at the Network’s Extreme Edge

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):50 - 57
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    Many Internet services require lower latency, greater responsiveness, and more efficient use of network bandwidth. As a result, researchers have espoused the need for edge computing, which distributes services closer to user devices. ParaDrop is an edge-computing platform that allows users and developers to deploy diverse services in homes and enterprises. View full abstract»

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  • Real-Time Video Analytics: The Killer App for Edge Computing

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):58 - 67
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    Video analytics will drive a wide range of applications with great potential to impact society. A geographically distributed architecture of public clouds and edges that extend down to the cameras is the only feasible approach to meeting the strict real-time requirements of large-scale live video analytics. View full abstract»

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  • Out of Band 
  • Net Neutrality Reloaded

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):68 - 72
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  • The Future Today 
  • The Weaponization of AI: A Glimpse into Future Threats

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 73
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  • Rebooting Computing 
  • 3D Software: A New Research Imperative

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):74 - 77
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    Like the parallel computers of the 1980s and 1990s, today's 3D-chip technology will require new theory in software and algorithms to fully exploit. View full abstract»

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  • Cybertrust 
  • Human Tagging

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):78 - 85
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    Several technologies-some new, some familiar-are being used to identify, authenticate, and track people on the go. Human tagging offers many novel benefits but also raises serious privacy concerns, and the laws, regulations, and policy guidelines regarding its practice are inconsistent and unevenly applied. View full abstract»

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  • Aftershock 
  • Low Clearance Ahead: Can Predictable IT Crashes Be Avoided?

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):86 - 91
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  • The IoT Connection 
  • Enabling Deep Learning on IoT Devices

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):92 - 96
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    Deep learning can enable Internet of Things (IoT) devices to interpret unstructured multimedia data and intelligently react to both user and environmental events but has demanding performance and power requirements. The authors explore two ways to successfully integrate deep learning with low-power IoT products. View full abstract»

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    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 97
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  • Computing Education 
  • Humanitarian Open Source Software in Computing Education

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):98 - 101
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    Empowering students to become socially responsible professionals is a desirable result of computing education. Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) projects provide an opportunity for computing educators to inspire their students to tackle global humanitarian challenges while also learning about software engineering. View full abstract»

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  • Indistinguishable from Magic 
  • Technologies to Amplify the Mind

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):102 - 106
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    By providing access to computing and offering intuitive control via users' physiological signals, new technologies can seamlessly amplify humans' cognitive abilities. View full abstract»

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Lancaster University
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