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Issue 9 • Date Sept. 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

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 4 - 5
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  • Bertrand Meyer: Software Engineering and the Eiffel Programming Language

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 6 - 8
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  • Patent Reform: New Tools for Challenging Patent Validity as of September 2012

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 9 - 11
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    The ninth in a series of articles providing basic information on legal issues facing people and businesses examines strategic considerations in seeking and defending against new post-grant review procedures under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/AehKR76JKWU is an audio recording of authors Brian M. Gaff, Christine A. Dudzik, and Ralph A. Loren discussing strategic considerations in seeking and defending against new post-grant review procedures under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. View full abstract»

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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 12 - 13
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  • IEEE Computer Society Information Page

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 14
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  • Are Mobile Payments Ready to Cash in Yet?

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 15 - 18
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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 19 - 20
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  • Modeling and Simulation of Smart and Green Computing Systems

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 22 - 23
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  • Toward Uninterrupted Operation of Wireless Sensor Networks

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 24 - 30
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    A two-step energy transfer and data-collection process combined with a mobile agent that acts as a data sink and wireless energy source would support nonstop operation in a wireless sensor network. View full abstract»

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  • Bond Graph Modeling for Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 31 - 38
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    Researchers can use bond graph modeling, a tool that takes into account the energy conservation principle, to accurately assess the dynamic behavior of wireless sensor networks on a continuous basis. View full abstract»

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  • Conferences House Advertisement

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 39
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  • Fundamentals of Green Communications and Computing: Modeling and Simulation

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 40 - 46
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    A layered architecture incorporates the concept of minimum energy consumption for communication links and computer networks with multiple terminals, where emission-reduction approaches based on information theory are impractical. View full abstract»

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  • Computing Now Expansion House Advertisement

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 47
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  • SimWare: A Holistic Warehouse-Scale Computer Simulator

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 48 - 55
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    To optimize datacenter energy efficiency, SimWare analyzes the power consumption of servers, cooling units, and fans as well as the effects of heat recirculation and air supply timing. Experiments using SimWare show a high loss of cooling efficiency due to the nonuniform inlet air temperature distribution across servers. View full abstract»

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  • Using Datacenter Simulation to Evaluate Green Energy Integration

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 56 - 64
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    Many simulators are available to evaluate performance and power tradeoffs in datacenters. The authors use one such simulator to demonstrate that by accurately provisioning green energy availability for longer time intervals, green energy prediction can improve overall energy efficiency. View full abstract»

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  • Detection of Mobile Malware in the Wild

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 65 - 71
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    New techniques for detecting the presence of mobile malware can help protect smartphones from potential security threats. View full abstract»

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  • Cross-Platform Development Tools for Smartphone Applications

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 72 - 79
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    Developers can use cross-platform mobile development tools to create smartphone apps that meet user expectations, but existing XMTs need improvement. View full abstract»

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  • Multitouching the Fourth Dimension

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 80 - 88
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    The increased degrees of freedom in a multitouch interface help users control 4D worlds with intuitive gestures. Relative to a specialized mouse-based interface, a multitouch interface is easier to learn, and 4D object manipulation is up to 1.5 times faster. View full abstract»

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  • Think Globally, Distribute Power Locally: The Promise of Nanogrids

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 89 - 91
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  • The Dumbing Down of SportPhishing

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 92 - 94
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  • Facial Analytics: From Big Data to Law Enforcement

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 95 - 97
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    Facial analytics is an emerging soft-biometric technology that examiners can use to contextualize images of people without encroaching on their privacy. View full abstract»

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  • Understanding Facebook: Social Computing Isn't ‘Just’ Social

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 98 - 100
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    By understanding how social network sites work, researchers can better assess their effects on different kinds of social interactions as well as the associated benefits and risks. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/_Dz9FR1Bf-U is a video interview with column editor John Riedl, who discusses the topics and writing styles that work best if you're interested in writing for the Social Computing column. View full abstract»

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