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Computer

Issue 12 • Dec. 2015

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Computer Society: Be at the Center of It All

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of Contents

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  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 3
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  • Elsewhere in the CS 
  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Spotlight on Transactions 
  • Cross-Project Data for Software Engineering

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 6
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    This installment of Computer's series highlighting the work published in IEEE Computer Society journals comes from IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. View full abstract»

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  • 32 & 16 Years Ago 
  • 32 & 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):7 - 8
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  • President's Message 
  • The Computer Society Must Change

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 9
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  • Guest Editors' Introduction 
  • Rebooting Computing: New Strategies for Technology Scaling

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):10 - 13
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  • Rebooting Computing 
  • Computing beyond Moore's Law

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):14 - 23
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    Photolithography systems are on pace to reach atomic scale by the mid-2020s, necessitating alternatives to continue realizing faster, more predictable, and cheaper computing performance. If the end of Moore's law is real, a research agenda is needed to assess the viability of novel semiconductor technologies and navigate the ensuing challenges. View full abstract»

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  • Energy-Efficient Abundant-Data Computing: The N3XT 1,000x

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):24 - 33
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    Next-generation information technologies will process unprecedented amounts of loosely structured data that overwhelm existing computing systems. N3XT improves the energy efficiency of abundant-data applications 1,000-fold by using new logic and memory technologies, 3D integration with fine-grained connectivity, and new architectures for computation immersed in memory. View full abstract»

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  • Superconducting Computing in Large-Scale Hybrid Systems

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):34 - 42
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    Once focused solely on computation speed, superconducting computing is now proving useful in hybrid systems where its unique capabilities complement conventional computing technologies. Energy efficiency has become a strong motivation for developing large-scale superconducting systems. View full abstract»

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  • Computer write for us

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 43
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  • Rebooting Computing 
  • Adapting to Thrive in a New Economy of Memory Abundance

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):44 - 53
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    Processing technology has eclipsed memory technology for the past six decades, but processor-centric architectures are reaching their terminal efficiency. We can reboot computing on the basis of abundant memory enabled by emerging device physics, which will make computation, communication, and memory more efficient. This approach also provides a unique opportunity to address novel security threats... View full abstract»

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  • Architecting for Causal Intelligence at Nanoscale

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):54 - 64
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    Conventional Von Neumann microprocessors are inefficient for supporting machine intelligence due to layers of abstraction, limiting the feasibility of machine-learning frameworks in critical applications. A new approach for architecting intelligent systems, using physical equivalence and leveraging emerging nanotechnology, can pave the way to machine intelligence everywhere. View full abstract»

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  • Ohmic Weave: Memristor-Based Threshold Gate Networks

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):65 - 71
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    Researchers have been studying threshold logic gates for more than 70 years, but industry has largely ignored this design approach because of the dominance of Boolean logic and CMOS fabrication. But emerging technologies, such as memristors, are making the implementation of threshold gates more area and power efficient than CMOS. View full abstract»

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  • Research Feature 
  • The CONNECT Network-on-Chip Generator

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):72 - 79
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    Efficiently supporting the communication needs of systems on chip with tens to hundreds of interacting modules requires a systematic and flexible network-on-chip (NoC) infrastructure. The freely available CONNECT generator lets users quickly navigate a range of design parameters to produce tailored NoC design instances in Verilog. To date, it has generated nearly 4,000 designs. View full abstract»

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  • Perspectives 
  • Third-Party Software's Trust Quagmire

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):80 - 87
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    Integrating software developed by third-party organizations into a larger system raises concerns about the software's quality, origin, functionality, security, and interoperability. Addressing these concerns requires rethinking the roles of software's principal supply-chain actors--vendor, assessor, and evaluator. View full abstract»

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  • Out of Band 
  • What Price Gonzo Ethics?

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):88 - 93
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  • Software Technologies 
  • Dynamic Variability Meets Robotics

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):94 - 97
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    The complexity necessary for robotics software systems to dynamically respond to or handle a variety of evolving scenarios translates into serious development costs and engineering challenges. Dynamic variability is one new strategy for supporting the dynamic behavior of robotics control systems. View full abstract»

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  • Security 
  • Will Cybersecurity Dictate the Outcome of Future Wars?

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):98 - 101
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    A recent workshop envisions the impacts that information and communications technology advances will have on warfare by 2050 and the challenges these pose for command and control. View full abstract»

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  • Report to Members 
  • Gaudiot Voted 2016 Computer Society President-Elect

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):102 - 104
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  • Call and Calendar 
  • Call and Calendar

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):105 - 109
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  • CS Connection 
  • CS Connection

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):110 - 111
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  • The Errant Hashtag 
  • Quantum Imagination

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 128
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Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes peer-reviewed articles written for and by computer researchers and practitioners representing the full spectrum of computing and information technology, from hardware to software and from emerging research to new applications. 

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Lancaster University
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