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Issue 10 • Oct. 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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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):6 - 7
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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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  • Letters

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 8
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  • Complexity in Design

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):10 - 12
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    How well you handle your design comes down to how well you handle complexity. View full abstract»

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  • Building rich web applications with Ajax

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):14 - 17
    Cited by:  Papers (60)  |  Patents (4)
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    Looks at how developers are going back to the future by building Web applications using Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML), a set of technologies mostly developed in the 1990s. A key advantage of Ajax applications is that they look and act more like desktop applications. Proponents argue that Ajax applications perform better than traditional Web programs. As an example, Ajax applications can a... View full abstract»

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  • Statistical machine translation gains respect

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):18 - 21
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    Relatively few researchers have worked on approaches that compare and analyze documents and their already-available translations to determine statistically, without prior linguistic knowledge, the likely meanings of phrases. These statistical systems use this information to translate new documents. For years, because processors were not fast enough to handle the extensive computation these systems... View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

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  • Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 25
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  • Frontiers of search

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):26 - 27
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    This look at current trends affords the opportunity to study how next-generation Web search engines will impact our future online experience. View full abstract»

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  • Spam: it's not just for inboxes anymore

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):28 - 34
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    E-mail spam is a nuisance that every user has come to expect. But Web spammers prey on unsuspecting users and undermine search engines by subverting search results to increase the visibility of their pages. View full abstract»

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  • Using Web search engines to find and refind information

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):36 - 42
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    To inform the design of next-generation Web search tools, researchers must better understand how users find, manage, and refind online information. Synthesizing results from one of their studies with related work, the authors propose a search engine use model based on prior task frequency and familiarity. View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent search agents using web-driven natural-language explanatory dialogs

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):44 - 52
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    A computational linguistics approach for Web-based cooperative dialogs focuses on the user's requests by automatically generating language. driven interactions that take into account the context, user feedback, and the initial search's results. View full abstract»

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  • Searching association networks for nurturers

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):54 - 60
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    Studying the evolution of association networks offers insights that researchers can use to develop new forms of Web information retrieval and improve searches. In addition to finding nurturers, this work can be applied to targeted recommendations, human resource management, and social network analysis. View full abstract»

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  • Search on the Semantic Web

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):62 - 69
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    To help human users and software agents find relevant knowledge on the Semantic Web, the Swoogle search engine discovers, indexes, and analyzes the ontologies and facts that are encoded in Semantic Web documents. View full abstract»

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  • CPE: a parallel library for financial engineering applications

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):70 - 77
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    The Clustertech parallel environment is an object-oriented C++ library that uses abstractions to simplify parallel programming for financial engineering applications. The message passing interface ensures CPE's portability and performance over a wide range of parallel cluster and symmetric multiprocessing machines. View full abstract»

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  • Computer Awards Top Achievers

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):91 - 94
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  • Call and Calendar

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  • Products

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  • Bookshelf

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  • Physical fitness in virtual worlds

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):101 - 103
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    Academic studies and news reports have suggested that the increasing number of obese youth derive at least partially from television viewing and video game use. In particular, the couch potato hypothesis suggests that watching television and playing video games consume time that could be spent engaging in physical activities. This hypothesis assumes that video gamers pursue their hobby by pressing... View full abstract»

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  • 2006 IEEE Computer Society Professional Membership / Subscription Application

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):105 - 106
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  • Can Web services scale up?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):107 - 110
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    In the past, only major Internet players such as Amazon, eBay, and Google were interested in deploying large-scale Web services. However, this is changing rapidly as all sorts of companies and governmental organizations are suddenly looking toward Web services as a platform that might support a wide range of demanding applications. This emerging trend presents developers with a new challenge: buil... View full abstract»

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