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Issue 4 • Date July-Aug. 2006

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): c1
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  • IT Professional 2007 Editorial Calendar

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • [Masthead]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 4
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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):5 - 9
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  • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics in Public Safety and Security

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 18
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    Used for many years in the business community, data mining and predictive analytics are finding new roles in areas outside business - like the law enforcement. Crime and criminal behavior, including the most aberrant or heinous crimes, frequently can be categorized and modeled, a characteristics used successfully in the apprehension of serial killers and child predators, as well as drug dealers, r... View full abstract»

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  • Interacting with Web Hierarchies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):19 - 28
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    Web site interfaces are a particularly good fit for hierarchies in the broadest sense of that idea, i.e. a classification with multiple attributes, not necessarily a tree structure. Several adaptive interface designs are emerging that support flexible navigation orders, exposing and exploring dependencies, and procedural information-seeking tasks. This paper provides a context and vocabulary for t... View full abstract»

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  • High-Speed Software Development Practices: What Works, What Doesn't

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):29 - 36
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    To gain a better understanding of the pros and cons of some of the more popular high-speed software development practices, an empirical study was conducted involving 10 US companies. Detailed case studies of Internet software development in the 10 companies were reviewed and knowledge was synthesized on best practices for quality and agility. The study identified six common problems these companie... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 37
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  • Context-Aware Composition of Mobile Services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):38 - 43
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    This paper describes an intelligent distributed framework that enables the dynamic composition of mobile services and applications based on existing services and technologies, while enriching them with high-level and up-to-date contextual information. The framework makes the service implementation totally platform-unaware, thus increasing the number of potentially available services and shortening... View full abstract»

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  • WiMax: The Emergence of Wireless Broadband

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):44 - 48
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    This paper presents WiMAX technology (worldwide interoperability for microwave access) that aims to provide business and consumer wireless broadband services on the scale of the metropolitan area network (MAN). WiMAX can be used in disaster recovery scenes where the wired networks have broken down. In recent hurricane disasters, WiMAX networks were installed to help in recovery missions. Similarly... View full abstract»

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  • So What is Wrong with Our Profession?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):50 - 52
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    As IT tries to emerge from an identity crisis, a look at history shows that solutions are complex but within reach. The author ponders the IT profession's cohesiveness and whether it can control its future. View full abstract»

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  • Resources

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):53 - 59
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  • IEEE Computer Society Membership Information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 60
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  • 2006 IEEE Computer Society Professional Membership/Subscription Application

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):61 - 62
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  • Today's IT Graduates Not Quite Measuring Up

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 64
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  • IEEE Computer Society Celebrates Two 60-Year Anniversaries

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IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems.

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