Computer

Issue 8 • August 2018

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Computer Society: Be at the Center of It All

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of Contents

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  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 3
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  • The Rise of Hardware Security in Computer Architectures

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • Call for Nominees Education Awards Nominations

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 9
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  • Computer, August 1968 and 1993

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):10 - 12
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  • 2019 Richard E. Merwin Award for Distinguished Service

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 13
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  • M-Coaching: Towards the Next Generation of Mobile-Driven Healthcare Support Services

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):14 - 17
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  • Using eMMA to Manage Medication

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):18 - 25
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    The electronic medication management assistant (eMMA) aims to empower patients to manage their medication and ask questions through a conversational user interface. In addition, eMMA supports a consistent flow of medication data among healthcare providers, reducing errors and increasing medication adherence. View full abstract»

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  • Social Media–based Conversational Agents for Health Management and Interventions

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):26 - 33
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    Conversational agents could provide timely and cost-effective social support to promote behavioral changes and improve healthcare outcomes. The authors evaluated the performance of their social media-based conversational agent in a smoking cessation program. Results showed that the presence of a conversational agent effectively increased participant engagement and enhanced their smoking cessation ... View full abstract»

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  • Mobile Decision Support and Data Provisioning for Low Back Pain

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):34 - 43
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    The authors present Back Pain Buddy, a mobile application offering decision support and coaching for people with low back pain (LBP). The application takes advantage of smartphones powerful capabilities and provides a crowd-sourced decision support system for discovering treatments and a mobile sensing solution for collecting data about users activities that are crucial in LBP research. View full abstract»

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  • The Online Trolling Ecosystem

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):44 - 51
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  • A Role for IEEE in Quantum Computing

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):52 - 55
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    Will quantum computation become an important milestone in human progress? Passionate advocates and equally passionate skeptics abound. IEEE already provides useful, neutral forums for state-of-the-art science and engineering knowledge as well as practical benchmarks for quantum computation evaluation. But could the organization do more? View full abstract»

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  • User Data Privacy: Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Privacy Protection

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):56 - 59
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  • Security-Informed Safety: Supporting Stakeholders with Codes of Practice

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):60 - 65
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    Codes of practice provide principles and guidance on how organizations can incorporate security considerations into their safety engineering lifecycle and become more security minded. View full abstract»

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  • Accurate Indoor Location for the IoT

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):66 - 70
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    The combination of IoT and accurate location-finding technologies will enable a wide range of novel context-aware services to automate tasks and support everyday work practice. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 71
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  • IEEE Computer Society Election

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):72 - 85
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  • IEEE Division V Delegate/Director Candidates

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):86 - 87
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  • IEEE President-Elect Candidates Address Computer Society Concerns

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):88 - 93
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  • CS Connection

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):94 - 96
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  • IEEE Computer Society Harlan D. Mills Award

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  • 2019 IEEE-CS Charles Babbage Award

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