Computer

Issue 10 • October 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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  • Eben Upton: Raspberry Pi

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):14 - 16
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  • So, You Want to Start a Software Company?

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):17 - 19
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    Bringing that new app to market sounds exciting, but doing so without addressing common start-up issues will make the process more difficult than it needs to be. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/OlZ1pKcW8d4 is an audio recording from the Computing and the Law column, in which the authors discuss how bringing that new app to market sounds exciting, but doing so without addressing common start-up is... View full abstract»

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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Gestural Technology: Moving Interfaces in a New Direction [Technology News]

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

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  • Toward a Coherent Multicore Memory Model

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  • The Impact of Dynamic Directories on Multicore Interconnects

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):32 - 39
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    A large fraction of on-chip multicore interconnect traffic originates not from actual data transfers but from communication between the cores to maintain data coherence. Co-locating directories near their shared data eliminates many interconnect traversals, substantially reducing power and energy consumption. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/MD66DLh9ccU is a video interview in which guest editor S... View full abstract»

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  • An Application-Tailored Approach to Hardware Cache Coherence

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):40 - 47
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    Leveraging the computational power of the increasingly large core counts on a single chip requires scalable designs for cache coherence. The application-tailored approach eliminates redundancy in metadata storage and matches traffic to inherent application access and sharing behavior to allow scalability. View full abstract»

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  • Single-Cycle Multihop Asynchronous Repeated Traversal: A SMART Future for Reconfigurable On-Chip Networks

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):48 - 55
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    Future scalability for kilo-core architectures requires solutions beyond the capabilities of protocol and software design. Single-cycle multihop asynchronous repeated traversal (SMART) creates virtual single-cycle paths across the shared network between cores, potentially offering significant reductions in runtime latency and energy expenditure. View full abstract»

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  • Toward Holistic Soft-Error-Resilient Shared-Memory Multicores

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):56 - 64
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    A proposed lightweight, soft-error-resilient architecture for shared-memory multicores enables cores to autonomously perform redundant execution of uninterrupted instruction sequences. The distributed redundancy control mechanism operates in concert with the coherence protocol to provide resiliency for both computation and communication hardware. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/9A3oiIerI0w is a v... View full abstract»

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  • Quantifying Software's Impact

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):66 - 72
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    Software's impact on various industries is the topic of 15 columns published in IEEE Software since 2010. This article describes how to quantify software's impact using metrics such as compound average growth rate and software mileage. View full abstract»

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  • Critical Control System Protection in the 21st Century

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):74 - 83
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    Critical control systems manage many of today's critical infrastructures, whose continuous operation, maintenance, and protection are high national priorities for governments around the world. The authors present the fundamental architectural components of these systems, identify vulnerabilities and potential threats, and describe protection solutions that can be deployed to mitigate attacks. View full abstract»

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  • EU and US Cybersecurity Strategies and Their Impact on Businesses and Consumers

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):84 - 88
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    To secure information systems and protect vital national and global infrastructure, IT professionals need to understand key elements of national cybersecurity strategies and their impact and coordinate their efforts at local, national, and global levels. View full abstract»

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  • Hardware/Software Codesign to Optimize SoC Device Battery Life

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):89 - 92
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    The emergence of battery-constrained system-on-chip (SoC) devices, such as smartphones and tablets, requires hardware/software codesign to optimize battery life. Offloading activities from the processor to specialized engines on the SoC can help reduce power consumption. View full abstract»

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  • MOOCs: An Insider's View

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):93 - 96
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    Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer new opportunities for both students and instructors, but their design and purpose distinguish them in significant ways from on-campus classes. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/SQ0HXfB8Q1w is a video segment of Charles Severance's "Grand Finale" lecture for the Internet History, Technology, and Security Coursera Course, in which he discusses survey data tak... View full abstract»

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  • Key Factors Impacting Cloud Computing Adoption

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):97 - 99
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    Findings from multiple cloud provider case studies identify 9 key factors and 15 subfactors affecting the adoption of cloud technology. These range from technological issues to broader organizational and environmental issues. View full abstract»

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