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Issue 9 • Date September 2013

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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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  • John C. Hollar: History of Computing

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 13 - 14
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  • myComputer House Advertisement

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  • Rock Stars of Big Data Advertisement

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  • Working with Your Legal Department

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 17 - 19
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    Communication between engineers and lawyers can be less than ideal, but improving it has far-reaching benefits and can help companies avoid risk. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/d5KB-Qwv4t4 is an audio recording from the Computing and the Law column, in which the authors discuss how to improve interactions between company engineers and lawyers, as well as the positive impact this can have on the ... View full abstract»

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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 20 - 21
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  • Storage Challenge: Where Will All That Big Data Go?

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 22 - 25
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  • News Briefs

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  • Computing Education: Beyond the Classroom

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 30 - 31
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  • Addressing the Full Range of Students: Challenges in K-12 Computer Science Education

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 32 - 37
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    While computer science is firmly established in higher education, introducing and maintaining CS as a regular K-12 subject remains a major challenge. From a pedagogical perspective, this requires adapting the curriculum to students at widely varying levels of cognitive development and training teachers to enable both knowledge construction and competency development. View full abstract»

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  • STEAM-Powered Computing Education: Using E-Textiles to Integrate the Arts and STEM

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 38 - 43
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    Incorporating novel, cross-disciplinary technologies such as e-textiles in computing education can broaden participation, particularly by women, and improve learning outcomes. View full abstract»

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  • The Porous Classroom: Professional Practices in the Computing Curriculum

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 44 - 51
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    Spaces that encourage the mix of academic instruction with practical professional experience beyond the traditional computing classroom can significantly increase students' motivation to learn and to share their learning with others. View full abstract»

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  • Learning Computing through Creating and Connecting

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 52 - 59
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    Despite increased cultural awareness of computing, programming remains inaccessible to many young people. In response to this challenge, MIT Media Lab researchers are developing Scratch, which combines an authoring environment for interactive media projects with an online platform for sharing those projects. The first Web extra at http://youtu.be/2XiOK4OzAaE is a video overview of Scratch and Scra... View full abstract»

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  • The Case for Validated Tools in Computer Science Education Research

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 60 - 66
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    Measuring student learning in computer science education presents particular challenges, making objective assessment elusive to educators and researchers. Development and validation of the FCS1 and CAS assessment tools demonstrate both the feasibility and benefits of validated assessment instruments in this discipline. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 67
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  • Ultrascale Visualization of Climate Data

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 68 - 76
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    Collaboration across research, government, academic, and private sectors is integrating more than 70 scientific computing libraries and applications through a tailorable provenance framework, empowering scientists to exchange and examine data in novel ways. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine Seeks Editor in Chief House Advertisement

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 77
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  • An Empirical Study of a Chinese Online Social Network--Renren

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 78 - 84
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    Deeper knowledge of social networks' structure and temporal evolution enhances data mining for both research and education purposes. An empirical analysis of a Chinese social network, Renren, shows that it follows an exponentially truncated power law in degree distribution, and has a short average node distance. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society Digital Magazines

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 85
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  • Providing Quality of Experience for Users: The Next DBMS Challenge

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 86 - 93
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    Quality-of-experience-oriented mechanisms, not currently available in traditional database management systems, allow a system to take into consideration user-specified requirements and to adjust its operations accordingly, based on user expectations. View full abstract»

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  • The Next Biometric Challenge: Medical Alterations

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 94 - 96
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    Just as technological innovations enable identity science researchers to develop better recognition systems, they can also create novel challenges for such systems. View full abstract»

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