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Issue 9 • Date Sept. 2007

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  • The Biometrics Grid: A Solution to Biometric Technologies

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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    The biometrics grid can simplify resource management and access by making biometrics data as easy to access as Web pages via a Web browser. It tests user-designed modules, which are wrapped to Web services and deployed into a Web services container. Risk-resilient strategies are used for job scheduling. A case study of two biometrics recognition processes in voiceprint and face illustrates the pro... View full abstract»

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  • Toward EventWeb

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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    This issue's article is based on Ramesh Jain's keynote lecture from the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications - one of the premier conferences in the field. We also include the PowerPoint presentation of his lecture (cms://dsonline/2007/09/lecture.pdf). Jain summarizes his vision of EventWeb, which builds on World Wide Web technology to realize a web of tempo... View full abstract»

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  • Concurrency and the Principle of Data Locality

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 3
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    Interference among operations can affect the throughput of concurrent applications. The author explains the difficulties of alleviating this interference, suggests ways to measure it, and outlines future research directions. View full abstract»

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  • Key Management Standards Hit the Fast Track

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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    As enterprises increasingly turn to encryption to meet data-security demands, they need open standards for encryption key management. Three standards bodies--the IEEE, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS)--have recently chartered working groups on key management. A high degree of consensus within and among ... View full abstract»

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  • A Friendly Introduction to VoIP

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 5
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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  • Coming to Grips with RSS Feeds and Standards

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 6
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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