IEEE Distributed Systems Online

Issue 4 • April 2008

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  • Teaching Grid Technologies to PhD Students, Part 2: Course Structure and Experiences

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 1
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    Grid technologies serving large distributed systems can help address many application areas' computing and storage needs. Consequently, the scientific and large-scale information processing communities are increasingly interested in studying large-scale distributed systems, such as Grid-based ones. Unfortunately, there are relatively few reports on best practices in teaching Grid topics that teach... View full abstract»

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  • Biometrics Could Streamline Border Crossings

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 2
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    Both the US and the EU are moving toward biometrically enabled travel documents and new border-control proposals meant to combine greater security and more convenience for legitimate travelers. However, technology and policy differences characterize a bumpy journey. View full abstract»

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