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Issue 9 • Sept. 2008

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): c1
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  • Pace University [advertisement]

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  • Computer [masthead]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Article summaries

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 4
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  • Joint Call for Contributions

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 5
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  • Click Here to Empty Trash

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):6 - 8
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    We are beginning to assess the impact of digital technologies and are starting to devise strategies to handle the changes that computers have wrought upon the environment. It is not an easy task. Too much of what we do in the name of green computing merely moves the problem out of our sight and puts it in the hands of distant technicians with little incentive to dispose of the waste in a way that ... View full abstract»

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  • 32 and 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):9 - 10
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    Highlights new technologies being written about in Computer Magazine in 1976 and 1992. View full abstract»

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  • Stitching Computing Systems into a Single Fabric

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):11 - 13
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    Fabric computing combines powerful server capabilities and advanced networking into a single fabric that creates reconfigurable, scalable pools of interconnected computing, network, communications, and storage resources. View full abstract»

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  • New Technology Prevents Data Leakage

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):14 - 17
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    Security experts are working on data-leak-prevention technology to combat threats emanating from employees and others deliberately or inadvertently sending out sensitive material without authorization. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):18 - 20
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  • Enabling Next-Generation RFID Applications: Solutions and Challenges

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):21 - 28
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    Radio-frequency identification technology provides promising benefits such as inventory visibility and business process automation. However, if companies are to realize these benefits, researchers must address major challenges such as data processing, integration architecture design, security, and privacy. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE CS Press [advertisement]

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  • XML Document Parsing: Operational and Performance Characteristics

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):30 - 37
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    Parsing is an expensive operation that can degrade XML processing performance. A survey of four representative XML parsing models-DOM, SAX, StAX, and VTD-reveals their suitability for different types of applications. View full abstract»

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  • Scalable User Content Distribution for Massively Multiplayer Online Worlds

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):38 - 44
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    Reducing network bandwidth demands on MMOW servers and user clients involves describing user content as aggregate collections identified by summary descriptors, letting a user client control the transfer of needed content from servers to the client, and using a download service hierarchy implemented by a content delivery network service. View full abstract»

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  • CS Trial [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 45
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  • Second Life and the New Generation of Virtual Worlds

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):46 - 53
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    Unlike online games, metaverses present a single seamless, persistent world where users can transparently roam around without predefined objectives. An analysis of Second Life illustrates the demands such applications place on clients, servers, and the network and suggests possible optimizations. View full abstract»

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  • Everybody Share: The Challenge of Data-Sharing Systems

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):54 - 61
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    Data sharing is increasingly important in modern society, yet researchers typically focus on a single technology, such as Web services, or explore only one aspect, such as semantic integration. The authors propose a technology-neutral framework for characterizing data sharing problems and solutions and discuss open research challenges. View full abstract»

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  • Interconnection Networks: Architectural Challenges for Utility Computing Data Centers

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):62 - 69
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    Advancing research will enable an interconnection network to support the same seamless virtualization found in other parts of hardware, such as CPUs. Such a network thus poses particular challenges as well as opportunities for a utility computing data center. View full abstract»

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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 70
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  • IEEE Computer Society Elections

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):71 - 79
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  • Call and Calendar

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):84 - 86
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  • Bookshelf

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 87
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  • The Social Web: Research and Opportunities

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):88 - 91
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    In this paper, Web 2.0-based technologies advance both collective and individual intelligence. View full abstract»

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  • Innovation and Value

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):92 - 94
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    Electronic games might be a nascent field, but its potential and impact are growing at exponential rates, with the field highlighted frequently in publications, journals, conferences, and news sources. Likewise, as a media form, games have left the playground of the living room and entered arenas such as healthcare, government, education, marketing, public commentary, and artistic expression. The ... View full abstract»

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