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Issue 4 • July-Aug. 2011

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 1
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  • Masthead

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  • Editorial

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  • The Way Ahead

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 3
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  • “Que”ing up interest in Western Australia [IEEE Student Branch Profile]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Wanted: Associate Editors to Join the IEEE Potentials Editorial Board

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 5
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  • Should the standard undergraduate engineering education be extended to five years?

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):7 - 9
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  • A case for engineering beyond specialization

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):10 - 11
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    This paper discusses about engineering beyond specialization. It is well for many young engineers to approach their training with an open mind about what they will learn and decide if specialization is meant for them. View full abstract»

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  • Things I wish I knew

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):12 - 13
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    This paper discusses about learning by doing. It means regularly updating your superiors about your career aspirations and lucidly explain tasks to your coworkers that will help you finish a project on time. View full abstract»

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  • Etiquette for engineers: Tips for getting a great letter of recommendation

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):14 - 16
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    As you approach your final year of under . graduate studies and start the process of applying to graduate schools, you "will realize that you need at least three letters of recommen dation to complete your application. Admissions committees take these letters very seriously, but there is a reasonable chance that you will not think about them until the application comes up. This article describes t... View full abstract»

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  • A proofreading tool using brute force techniques

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):18 - 22
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    Proofreading is both a tedious and difficult task. It is expensive to hire a professional to do the job, and it may be also difficult to find someone competent. Newspapers skip proof readers to save money, and most writers try to do the job themselves. The consequences are clearly seen from errors in text written by professionals to incomprehensive e-mails and blogs. This creates misunderstandings... View full abstract»

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  • Reflections on the gentle art of effective teaching and mentoring

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):23 - 26
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    This paper discusses about gentle art of effective teaching and mentoring. The secret rules of the teaching and mentoring game are very general, useful in many contexts; academic, industrial, government lab, start-ups. View full abstract»

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  • Digital to-do: Paperless literature review

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):27 - 30
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    Digital documents provide too many benefits to turn back now. With hand-held devices becoming more powerful all the time, literature reviews of the future will be earned around in your pocket, "with multiple copies synchronized and easily backed up anywhere. The literature review has become paper less, replacing paper documents with pdf files, filing cabinets with reference managers, and notebooks... View full abstract»

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  • My first job: Powering through limitations

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):31 - 32
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  • Mobile RFID and its design security issues

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):34 - 38
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    Mobile RFID is a new research direction and it will act as a backbone technology for ubiquity. It is a combination of two technologies: RFID and telecommunication. It is categorized into three application zones: LBZs, EZs, and PZs.Our work is divided into two phases. In first phase, we discussed numerous applications for mobile RFID zones. Each application zone possesses certain char acteristics, ... View full abstract»

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  • A methodology to define physical constants using mathematical constants

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):39 - 43
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    Fundamental physical constants are directly related to mathematical constants through a geometric structure defined by mathematical constants. Using the wavelength-frequency triangle pair, the numeric value for the speed of light is derived without knowing the physical size of the units by which it is defined, length and a duration of time. The values derived by this process will allow the creatio... View full abstract»

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  • Gamesman solutions

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 43
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  • IPTV: An alternative to traditional cable and satellite television

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):44 - 46
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    This article presents an overview of IPTV services and its key technologies. IPTV is a key element of the "triple play" where video, voice, and data services are bundled together. It is an emerging Internet application that provides flexibility and interactivity. Though IPTV is still in its infancy stage, it is the wave of the future for telecommunications. Watching IPTV content will be just like ... View full abstract»

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  • 2011 Student Activities Committee e-mail addresses

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 47
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  • IEEE Media Advertising Sales Offices

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 47
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  • Gamesman problems

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 48
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IEEE Potentials is the magazine dedicated to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals.

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Texas Instruments
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