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Issue 5 • Date May 2000

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  • Search engine politics [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 4
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  • The future of computing [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 4
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  • Not so swift [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 4 - 5
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  • Biometric identity theft [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 5 - 10
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  • Changing the SCE focus from processes to people [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 10
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  • A must-read for program managers [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 10 - 11
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  • Fooling the team is tougher now [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 11
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  • Revisions improve SCE processes [Letters]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 11
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  • The future of the OS for internet applications

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 12 - 15
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  • Will wap deliver the wireless internet?

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 16 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (29)
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  • Gaining intellectual control of software development [Perspectives]

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 27 - 33
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    The results from two workshops on software engineering research strategies, commissioned by the National Science Foundation last year, hint at new directions that software development might take. View full abstract»

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  • The push to make software engineering respectable

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 35 - 43
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    A recognized engineering profession must have an established body of knowledge and skill that its practitioners understand and use consistently. After 30 years, there is still a wide gap between the best and the typical software engineering practices. To close this gap, we need a deeper partnership among industry, academia, and professional societies. We have spent some time considering the reason... View full abstract»

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  • What knowledge is important to a software professional?

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 44 - 50
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    Efforts to develop licensing requirements, curricula, or training programs for software professionals should consider the experience of the practitioners who actually perform the work. We surveyed software professionals representing a wide variety of industries, job functions, and countries to learn which educational topics have proved most important to them in their careers and to identify the to... View full abstract»

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  • Keeping up with the changing Web

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 52 - 58
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    Most information depreciates over time, so keeping Web pages current presents new design challenges. This article quantifies what "current" means for Web search engines and estimates how often they must reindex the Web to keep current with its changing pages and structure. View full abstract»

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  • Advances in network simulation

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 59 - 67
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    Network researchers must test Internet protocols under varied conditions to determine whether they are robust and reliable. The paper discusses the Virtual Inter Network Testbed (VINT) project which has enhanced its network simulator and related software to provide several practical innovations that broaden the conditions under which researchers can evaluate network protocols. View full abstract»

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  • Practical verification of embedded software

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 68 - 75
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    Using a new verification algorithm called the compositional backward technique, the authors demonstrate that they can exhaustively verify even the largest industrial applications-comprising more than 1,000 components-in a few minutes on a standard PC. View full abstract»

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  • Value and productivity in the Internet economy

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 102 - 105
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    Internet technologies and applications have grown more rapidly than anyone could have envisioned just five years ago, opening up new frontiers of interaction between consumers, businesses and trading partners. What started out as haphazard compilations of company brochureware or static personal Web pages with images that users merely shared with friends and family has quickly evolved into a myriad... View full abstract»

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  • An integrated architecture for cooperative sensing networks

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 106 - 108
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    Distributed sensor networks (DSNs) consisting of many small, low-cost, spatially dispersed, communicating nodes have been proposed for many applications, such as area surveillance and environmental monitoring. Trends in integrated electronics, such as better performance-to-cost ratios, low-power radios, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors, now allow the construction of sensor nodes w... View full abstract»

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  • Why funny money will have the last laugh

    Publication Year: 2000 , Page(s): 112 - 114
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