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Issue 11 • Date Nov. 2008

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  • CS Awards

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  • [Front cover]

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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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  • Cool Chips

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 5
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  • Edward Elgar's Facebook Page

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):6 - 8
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    In just a handful of years, social networking tools have become part of our daily work and conversation. In just a handful of years, a tiny moment in human history, we have become a world of social networker. Social networking tools, as seen in the various Internet sites, are part of our daily work and conversation. In embracing these ideas, we are starting to forget that we did not always view so... 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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  • SRM Manages the Exploding Volume of Storage

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):11 - 14
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    As organizations generate more data and increasingly work with networked storage technology, they are turning to sophisticated new storage-resource-management products. SRM products collect information from multiple storage platforms on a network, provide it to administrators, and automatically work with the platforms and their data. They thus let organizations more efficiently and effectively use... View full abstract»

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  • The Mobile Web Comes of Age

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):15 - 17
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    Early mobile browsers offered minimal functionality and thus were not that popular with users accustomed to desktop browsers' capabilities. The mobile Web has moved forward largely because wireless-access technologies have advanced. Today's mobile browsers work with the same Web-based technologies as PC-based browsers, including PDF code and JavaScript. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):18 - 20
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  • CSDL [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 21
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  • The Paradox of Security in Virtual Environments

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):22 - 28
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    Virtualization trims administrative overhead, eases system management, and combats OS-level security vulnerabilities. However, it also exhibits new characteristics and exposes new vulnerabilities that can be detrimental to securing the system. View full abstract»

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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 29
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  • e-Science: The Added Value for Modern Discovery

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):30 - 31
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  • TeraGrid Science Gateways and Their Impact on Science

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):32 - 41
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    Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), TeraGrid is one of the world's largest distributed cyberinfrastructures for open scientific research. The project began in 2001 as the Distributed Tera-scale Facility, which linked computers, visualization systems, and data at four sites through a dedicated 40-gigabit optical network. Today TeraGrid includes 25 platforms at 11 sites and provides acc... View full abstract»

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  • Coupled-Simulation e-Science Support in the NAREGI Grid

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):42 - 49
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    NAREGI's middleware stack provides comprehensive support for coupled applications in the nanoscience discipline. The authors describe several mechanisms that are application-area agnostic and can be applied to other disciplines, such as weather and climate simulations, multiresolution simulation in life sciences, and other complex systems. View full abstract»

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  • Standards-Based Computing Capabilities for Distributed Geospatial Applications

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):50 - 57
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    Researchers face increasingly large repositories of geospatial data stored in different locations and in various formats. To address this problem, the Open Geospatial Consortium and the Open Grid Forum are collaborating to develop standards for distributed geospatial computing. View full abstract»

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  • e-Science, caGrid, and Translational Biomedical Research

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):58 - 66
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    Translational research projects target a wide variety of diseases, test many different kinds of biomedical hypotheses, and employ a large assortment of experimental methodologies. Diverse data, complex execution environments, and demanding security and reliability requirements make the implementation of these projects extremely challenging and require novel e-Science technologies. View full abstract»

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  • e-Science Infrastructure for Digital Media Broadcasting

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):67 - 72
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    Because digital media management and distribution technologies face some of the same challenges that e-Science aims to address, this technology is a viable solution to meet the broadcasting domain's rigorous demands. View full abstract»

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  • Bookshelf

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 73
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  • Career opportunities

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):74 - 85
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  • CS membership forms

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 86
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  • CS membership forms

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  • CS membership forms

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 88
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  • Society Magazines Plan Coverage for 2009

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):89 - 92
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