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Computer

Issue 12 • Dec. 2010

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Marsh Affinity Group [advertisement]

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  • Computer [masthead]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • It has been a long journey - From the heart of a loyal computer society volunteer [EIC's Message]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):9 - 10
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  • 2010 to 2020 - Looking Forward

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  • Investing in Ignorance

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):14 - 16
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    The task of navigating the information hierarchy is harder than we would like to think and involves more uncertainty than we care to admit. View full abstract»

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  • 32 and 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):17 - 18
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  • Payment Applications Make E-Commerce Mobile

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):19 - 22
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    Because vendors see a profitable opportunity in applications that let users pay for goods and services via mobile devices, they are releasing easier-to-use mobile-payment applications. View full abstract»

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  • Energy-Saving PCs Work while Sleeping

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):23 - 26
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    Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed software that lets PCs work in sleep mode, cutting their energy consumption by about 70 percent. This could be significant because computerrelated equipment accounts for an estimated 80 percent of modern offices' night and weekend electricity consumption. View full abstract»

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  • ACIS 2010

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  • Mediaprinting: Identifying Multimedia Content for Digital Rights Management

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):28 - 35
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    Encryption and watermarking are the most common techniques used to protect copyrighted multimedia content, but both have many limitations. Mediaprinting offers a reproducible and reliable alternative for digital rights management and related applications on the Internet. View full abstract»

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  • Computational Finance

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):36 - 43
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    Banks and investment funds are increasingly basing their competitiveness on the quality of their quantitative technology, including programming techniques, analytical methods, and applications such as financial forecasting, option pricing, and risk management, which are all essential elements of the field of computational finance. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Member Digital Library [advertisement]

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  • Data Stream Management Systems for Computational Finance

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    Because financial applications rely on a continual stream of time-sensitive data, any data management system must be able to process complex queries on the fly. Although many organizations turn to custom solutions, data stream management systems can offer the same low-latency processing with the flexibility to handle a range of applications. View full abstract»

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  • High-Performance Computing on Wall Street

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):53 - 59
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    Financial institutions could achieve a two- orders-of-magnitude optimization by utilizing parallel computing for their applications. If programmers can meet the software challenges, parallelization could dramatically reshape computational finance for years to come. View full abstract»

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  • Formal Design of Ambient Intelligence Applications

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):60 - 68
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    The design of ambient intelligence applications in critical systems requires rigorous software-engineering-oriented approaches. Drawing on practical experience, the authors propose a set of formal tools and a specification process for AmI design activities and artifacts. View full abstract»

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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 69
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  • Career opportunities

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  • Call and Calendar

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  • Bookshelf

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  • Your Brain, Your Computer, and You

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):86 - 89
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    Passive brain-computer interfaces increase the bandwidth from user to computer in new and uniquely powerful ways. View full abstract»

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  • A Nonlinear Perspective on Higher Education

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):90 - 92
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    To their detriment, academic institutions are increasingly stove-piped in highly specialized disciplinary fields, often losing touch with emergent social, cultural, and natural realities. View full abstract»

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