Computer

Issue 8 • Aug. 2007

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Computer Entrepreneur and Computer Pioneer Award Nominations Sought

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c2
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  • Computer [masthead]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Article summaries

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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  • Call for Papers ICDCS 2008

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 5
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  • In Our Time: Annie and the Boys

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):6 - 9
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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):10 - 11
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    Highlights new technologies being written about in Computer Magazine in 1975 and 1991. View full abstract»

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  • New Interfaces at the Touch of a Fingertip

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):12 - 15
    Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (1)
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  • Protecting Networks by Controlling Access

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):16 - 19
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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):20 - 22
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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 23
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  • The Inevitable Cycle: Graphical Tools and Programming Paradigms

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):24 - 30
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (1)
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    Each time the idea of designing software with graphical tools becomes popular, a transition to a new, more powerful programming paradigm makes these tools obsolete. If this observation is correct, the Unified Modeling Language's current popularity indicates we're approaching the next major paradigm shift. View full abstract»

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  • From the Area Editor: Search-The New Incarnations

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):31 - 32
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  • [Advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 33
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  • Search Engines that Learn from Implicit Feedback

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):34 - 40
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    Search-engine logs provide a wealth of information that machine-learning techniques can harness to improve search quality. With proper interpretations that avoid inherent biases, a search engine can use training data extracted from the logs to automatically tailor ranking functions to a particular user group or collection. View full abstract»

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  • Computer Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 41
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  • A Community-Based Approach to Personalizing Web Search

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):42 - 50
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    Researchers can leverage the latent knowledge created within search communities by recording users' search activities - the queries they submit and results they select - at the community level. They can use this data to build a relevance model that guides the promotion of community-relevant results during regular Web search. This discusses the collaborative Web search approach that promotes the id... View full abstract»

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  • Featured Title from Wiley and CS Press [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 51
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  • Sponsored Search: Is Money a Motivator for Providing Relevant Results?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):52 - 57
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    Analysis of data from a major metasearch engine reveals that sponsored-link click-through rates appear lower than previously reported. Combining sponsored and nonsponsored links in a single listing, while providing some benefits to users, does not appear to increase clicks on sponsored listings. In a competitive market, rivals continually strive to improve their information-retrieval capabilities ... View full abstract»

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  • Deciphering Trends in Mobile Search

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):58 - 62
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    Understanding the needs of mobile search will help improve the user experience and increase the service's usage. An analysis of search data from a large US carrier showed that cell-phone subscribers are typing longer queries in less time and clicking on more results. View full abstract»

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  • Toward a PeopleWeb

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):63 - 72
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    Important properties of users and objects will move from being tied to individual Web sites to being globally available.The conjunction of a global object model with portable user context will lead to a richer content structure and introduce significant shifts in online communities and information discovery. View full abstract»

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  • Bookshelf

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 73
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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 74
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  • IEEE Computer Society Membership Application Form

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):75 - 76
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