Computer

Issue 1 • Jan. 2002

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  • 2001 technology roadmap for semiconductors

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):42 - 53
    Cited by:  Papers (67)  |  Patents (2)
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  • Intelligent machines and systems [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 132
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  • Interactive web-teaching strategies [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 132
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  • Enhancing multimedia data [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 132
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  • Artificial neural networks [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 132
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  • Thick clients for personal wireless devices

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):133 - 135
    Cited by:  Papers (17)
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    A thin-client approach to mobile computing pushes as many services as possible on a remote server. Technology trends indicate, however, that an easy route to improving thin-client functionality will be to add disk storage, RAM, and a more powerful CPU. Thus, thin clients will rapidly become multipurpose thick clients. With time, users may come to consider their mobile system as their primary gener... View full abstract»

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  • IBM's Linux watch, the challenge of miniaturization

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):33 - 41
    Cited by:  Papers (27)  |  Patents (3)
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    Nearly four years in development, the IBM Linux watch contains a complete computer system that runs Linux, displays X11 graphics, and has wireless connectivity. The system fits in a case that could pass as a slightly unusual analog timepiece with a somewhat odd shape and an extraordinarily brilliant face. The developers have created two versions of the watch, one with an organic light-emitting dio... View full abstract»

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  • Phrenology, astrology, risk, and product quality

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):12 - 14
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    Engineering is the act of making intelligent tradeoffs and compromises among conflicting and sometimes mutually exclusive goals. To improve product performance, the die size might need to increase, which diminishes the chip's economic attractiveness. Assessing risk and product quality is not an exact science. Nevertheless, the computing industry's future rests as much on our success in achieving p... View full abstract»

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  • Expanding automotive electronic systems

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):88 - 93
    Cited by:  Papers (210)  |  Patents (1)
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    A vast increase in automotive electronic systems, coupled with related demands on power and design, has created an array of new engineering opportunities and challenges. Today's high-end vehicles may have more than 4 kilometers of wiring, compared to 45 meters in vehicles manufactured in 1955. Reducing wiring mass through in-vehicle networks will bring an explosion of new functionality and innovat... View full abstract»

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  • What is embedded computing?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):136 - 137
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    An embedded system is any computer that is a component in a larger system and that relies on its own microprocessor. Evolving from a craft to an engineering discipline over the past decade, embedded computing continues to mature. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that embedded computing is an established engineering discipline with principles and knowledge at its core View full abstract»

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  • The Interspace: concept navigation across distributed communities

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):54 - 62
    Cited by:  Papers (8)  |  Patents (2)
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    Within the next decade, computing technology will transform the Internet into the Interspace, an information infrastructure that supports semantic indexing and concept navigation across widely distributed community repositories. With the Interspace, the global information infrastructure will, for the first time, directly support interaction with abstraction. This infrastructure uses technologies t... View full abstract»

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  • Will 3G really be the next big wireless technology

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):26 - 32
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (17)
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    It appears that wireless technology has reached a turning point, as vendors and researchers prepare to take it to the next level. Most industry observers agree that next-level wireless technology will offer more bandwidth, security, and reliability, making it more suitable for multimedia, e-commerce, videoconferencing, and other advanced applications. A key issue for wireless is what form the tech... View full abstract»

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  • Top-down approach to computing

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):138 - 139
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    An IT systems perspective provides insight into the factors that influence the success or failure of computer technologies View full abstract»

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  • Get ready for agile methods, with care

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):64 - 69
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    Although many of their advocates consider the agile and plan-driven software development methods polar opposites, synthesizing the two can provide developers with a comprehensive spectrum of tools and options. Real-world examples argue for and against agile methods. Responding to change has been cited as the critical technical success factor in the Internet browser battle between Microsoft and Net... View full abstract»

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  • Anatomy of a forward-looking open standard [RapidIO]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):140 - 141
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    The RapidIO interconnect specification represents the state of the art in standards. development. This software-transparent specification resolves an essential design bottleneck while also creating a clear migration path for systems based on existing or legacy architectures. The process of bringing this specification to market demonstrates that contributing to a collaborative standards development... View full abstract»

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  • Networks on chips: a new SoC paradigm

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):70 - 78
    Cited by:  Papers (1871)  |  Patents (36)
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    On-chip micronetworks, designed with a layered methodology, will meet the distinctive challenges of providing functionally correct, reliable operation of interacting system-on-chip components. A system on chip (SoC) can provide an integrated solution to challenging design problems in the telecommunications, multimedia, and consumer electronics domains. Much of the progress in these fields hinges o... View full abstract»

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  • To see ourselves as others see us [computing professionals]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):144, 142 - 143
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    To mature and evolve professionally, we must listen to our critics and work closely with our clients View full abstract»

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  • A practical architecture for reliable quantum computers

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):79 - 87
    Cited by:  Papers (48)  |  Patents (3)
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    Quantum computation has advanced to the point where system-level solutions can help close the gap between emerging quantum technologies and real-world computing requirements. Empirical studies of practical quantum architectures are just beginning to appear in the literature. Elementary architectural concepts are still lacking: How do we provide quantum storage, data paths, classical control circui... View full abstract»

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