Computer

Issue 8 • Aug. 2005

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Masthead

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  • Article summaries

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  • Report to Members: NC State Team Wins $20,000 First Prize at CSIDC

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):5 - 8
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    A student team from North Carolina State University won the first-place prize in the 2006 IEEE Computer Society International Design Competition. The CSIDC's goal is to advance excellence in education by having student teams design and implement computer-based solutions to real-world problems. View full abstract»

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  • Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 9
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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):10 - 11
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    The more we know about yesterday, the better we will be able to deal with today. Computer offers this column providing excerpts from past issues to serve as a memory jogger for older members and as a perspective creator for newer members. View full abstract»

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  • What's the Worst That Can Happen?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):12 - 15
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    When engineers design systems to work in the real world, they must repeatedly ask themselves, "What's the worst that can happen?" This question also appears in the nonengineering world in many guises. View full abstract»

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  • 2004 IEEE Computer Society Professional Membership / Subscription Application

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):17 - 18
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  • Search Technology Goes Mobile

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):19 - 22
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    The competition among search providers to attract users and increase advertising revenues has moved to the wireless battlefield, and vendors are now promoting new mobile services. View full abstract»

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  • Making 3D Technology Universal

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):23 - 25
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    Proponents anticipate that developers will be able to use the Universal 3D file format specification to incorporate 3D CAD information into various applications, thus delivering on promises that gamers and online businesses will lead a parade of users to create Web content using 3D approaches. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):26 - 28
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  • Guest Editor's Introduction: The Ultimate Display--What Will It Be?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):29 - 30
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  • Autostereoscopic 3D Displays

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):31 - 36
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    Autostereoscopic displays provide 3D perception without the need for special glasses or other head gear. Drawing upon three basic technologies, developers can make two different types of autostereoscopic displays: a two-view, head-tracked display for single-viewer systems or a multiview display that supports multiple viewers. View full abstract»

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  • Volumetric 3D Displays and Application Infrastructure

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    With vendors lowering the barrier to adoption by providing compatibility with new and legacy applications, volumetric displays are poised to assume a commanding role in fields as diverse as medical imaging, mechanical computer-aided design, and military visualization. View full abstract»

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  • Computer-Generated Holography as a Generic Display Technology

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):46 - 53
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    Computer-generated holography is a powerful technology suitable for a wide range of display types, including 2D, stereoscopic, autostereoscopic, volumetric, and true 3D imaging. Although CGH-based display systems are currently too expensive for many applications, they will become a viable alternative in the near future. View full abstract»

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  • The Ultimate Display: Where Will All the Pixels Come From?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):54 - 61
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    Renderers that break traditional framed patterns and opt for temporally adaptive sampling might be the key to printer-resolution wall displays that update hundreds of times per second. View full abstract»

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  • Smoke, Mirrors, and Manufacturable Displays

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):63 - 67
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    To emulate the success of IC innovations in the marketplace, the display industry might need a few killer applications.When developing the ultimate display, an organization should focus on the manufacturing pipeline, leveraging its existing capacity to get from demo to product more quickly. View full abstract»

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  • Computer Society Connection

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):68 - 72
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    Hungarian Teen Wins Computer Society Prize at Intel Science FairDaniel Ratai of John von Neumann Computer Science High School in Budapest, Hungary, received a $700 IEEE Computer Society prize at the 2005 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Ratai's project, "Leonar3Do 3D for All," adds 3D and touchscreen functionality to an ordinary PC.Taulbee Survey PhD Numbers Rise in 2003-2004The 1... View full abstract»

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  • Call And Calendar

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  • Bookshelf

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  • Products

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):83 - 84
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  • General-Purpose Computations Using Graphics Processors

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):85 - 88
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    General-purpose graphics processing extends graphics-processor use to nongraphics applications. View full abstract»

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  • Toward a New Communications Genre

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):89 - 91
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    Combining existing communication technologies can encourage novel forms of expression. View full abstract»

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  • Beyond Electronic Commerce

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):92 - 93
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    Emerging Web technologies enable dynamic enterprise management. View full abstract»

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