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Issue 3 • Date March 2009

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): c1
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  • Wiley [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): c2
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  • Computer [masthead]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 2 - 3
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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 4 - 5
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 6 - 7
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  • Virtual Walls

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 8 - 10
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    Virtual machines are a technology that was invented in one era, overlooked in a second, and rediscovered in a third. View full abstract»

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  • 32 and 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 11 - 12
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    Highlights new technologies being written about in Computer Magazine in 1977 and 1993. View full abstract»

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  • WDM-PONs Hold Promise for the Long Haul

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 13 - 16
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    As they face challenging times, networking-service providers are looking to save money by studying the use of relatively new wavelength-division-multiplexing-based passive optical networks to create more efficient systems that increase data rates. View full abstract»

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  • Networks on Processors Improve On-Chip Communications

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 17 - 20
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    As microprocessors have become more complex, on-chip communications, traditionally handled by buses, have become a performance bottleneck. Chip makers are looking into network-on-chip systems to address this issue. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 21 - 24
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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 25
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  • Puzzling Problems in Computer Engineering

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 26 - 29
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    University faculty have designed an engaging puzzle-based freshman seminar intended to motivate and retain computer engineering students. View full abstract»

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  • Information-Seeking Support Systems [Guest Editors' Introduction]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 30 - 32
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    Seeking information for learning, decision making, and other complex mental activities that take place over time requires tools and support services that aid people in managing, analyzing, and sharing retrieved information. View full abstract»

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  • Powers of 10: Modeling Complex Information-Seeking Systems at Multiple Scales

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 33 - 40
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    New models of information-seeking support systems offer two advantages: They move us from prescientific conceptual frameworks about information seeking to more rigorous scientific theories and predictive models while, at the same time, expanding the kinds of things we study and develop. View full abstract»

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  • BYC [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 41
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  • Information Seeking Can Be Social

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 42 - 46
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    For reasons ranging from obligation to curiosity, users have a strong inclination to seek information from others during the search process. Search systems using statistical analytics over traces left behind by others can help support the search experience. View full abstract»

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  • Collaborative Information Seeking

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 47 - 51
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    An examination of the roles and dimensions of collaborative search reveals new opportunities for information-seeking support tools. View full abstract»

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  • Building Knowledge: What's beyond Keyword Search?

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 52 - 59
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    The success of the search engine may be our Newtonian paradigm for the Web. It enables us to do so much information discovery that it is difficult to imagine what we cannot do with it. View full abstract»

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  • Evaluation Challenges and Directions for Information-Seeking Support Systems

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 60 - 66
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    ISSSs provide an exciting opportunity to extend previous information-seeking and interactive information retrieval evaluation models and create a research community that embraces diverse methods and broader participation. View full abstract»

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  • Industry-Academic Relationships

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 67 - 68
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    Without question, university research has played a critical role in the exploration of ideas in indexing, crawling, and user-interface design. Industry and the academy have always worked together sometimes working well, occasionally at cross-purposes. In the area of information seeking, historically the relationship has been clear: The academic environment gave support, instruction, and a nurturin... View full abstract»

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  • Computer Society Sponsors Prizes at Intel Science Fair

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 69 - 71
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  • Call and Calendar

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 72 - 74
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  • Bookshelf

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 75
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  • CS membership forms

    Publication Year: 2009 , Page(s): 76
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Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes highly acclaimed peer-reviewed articles written for and by professionals representing the full spectrum of computing technology from hardware to software and from current research to new applications.

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Sumi Helal
University of Florida
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