Computer

Issue 7 • July 2012

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Masthead

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  • Table of Contents

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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

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  • Letters

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  • The Art of Teaching Computer Science: Niklaus Wirth

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    With a goal of improving how computer science is taught, Niklaus Wirth created some of the field's most influential programming languages, including Pascal, Modula, and Oberon. An audio recording of author Charles Severance's Computing Conversations column is available at http://youtu.be/Wel2b93LjhY. In it, he discusses his interview with Niklaus Wirth, creator of some of the fieldís integ... View full abstract»

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  • Raising Capital: Where to Find It, How to Secure It, and Tips on What to Avoid

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):11 - 13
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    The seventh in a series of articles providing basic information on legal issues facing people and businesses that operate in computing-related markets explores ways to raise capital. An audio podcast is available at http://youtu.be/3lYpjoONWn8. It provides basic information on legal issues facing people and businesses that operate in computing-related markets that explores ways to raise capital. View full abstract»

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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

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  • [CS Info Page]

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  • Computing Trends Lead to New Programming Languages

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  • News Briefs

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  • What's Real About Augmented Reality? [Guest editor's introduction]

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  • Anywhere Interfaces Using Handheld Augmented Reality

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):26 - 31
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    An investigation of the technology and human factors that drive augmented reality research describes recent developments in handheld AR, concentrating on localization, tracking, interaction, and visualization, and offers several examples illustrating the vast potential and important applications of AR. A related video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/ol371rIyUFY. It shows several real-world examp... View full abstract»

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  • Projection-Based Augmented Reality in Disney Theme Parks

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):32 - 40
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    Walt Disney Imagineering and Disney Research Zürich are building a projector- camera toolbox to help create spatially augmented 3D objects and dynamic, interactive spaces that enhance the theme park experience by immersing guests in magical worlds. A related video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/wjrylXl0tTk. It shows examples of projection-based augmented reality techniques being employe... View full abstract»

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  • Augmented Reality in a Public Space: The Natural History Museum, London

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):42 - 47
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    In addition to seamlessly integrating virtual and real content, augmented reality systems in museums must provide a viewing interface that is flexible and robust enough for thousands of people to use. A related video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/KJEfkljZ0Tk. It shows how augmented reality systems in museums can provide a viewing interface that is flexible and robust enough for thousands of pe... View full abstract»

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  • First Deployments of Augmented Reality in Operating Rooms

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):48 - 55
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    Researchers are developing augmented reality visualization systems to provide accessible and user-friendly interfaces for medical intervention and patient information systems. A related video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/kifj0ZP4Mos. It shows how augmented reality visualization systems can provide accessible and user-friendly interfaces for medical intervention and patient information systems... View full abstract»

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  • Augmented Reality in the Classroom

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):56 - 63
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    Evaluations of AR experiences in an educational setting provide insights into how this technology can enhance traditional learning models and what obstacles stand in the way of its broader use. A related video can be seen here: http://youtu.be/ndUjLwcBIOw. It shows examples of augmented reality experiences in an educational setting. View full abstract»

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  • Computer-Based Political Action: The Battle and Internet Blackout over PIPA

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):64 - 72
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    The successful fight to stop the Protect IP Act highlights the increasingly important role of computer-based political action, especially the use of social media, in the policymaking process. View full abstract»

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  • On-Demand Security Architecture for Cloud Computing

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    An architecture that differentiates security according to service-specific characteristics avoids an unnecessary drain on IT resources by protecting a variety of cloud computing services at just the right level. View full abstract»

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  • The OuijAmazon Desktop Metaphor

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):80 - 82
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    Amazon.com is the gold standard of e-commerce, representing the integration of a solid understanding of the virtues of the World Wide Web and a keen online business sense taken to the level of art. View full abstract»

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  • Holistic Datacenter Design in the Open Compute Project

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):83 - 85
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    Facebook's Open Compute Project lets the community benefit from and contribute to improvements in power and water usage effectiveness, cost, and operation. View full abstract»

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