Computer

Volume 42 Issue 1 • Jan. 2009

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 1
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  • Tables of contents

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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • A Leadership Challenge in 2009

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • Politics in Play

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):9 - 12
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    Building an adaptive power grid requires cooperation, getting a common agreement among a large collection of engineers, investors, policy makers, corporate executives, and voters. View full abstract»

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  • 32 and 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):13 - 14
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    Highlights new technologies being written about in Computer Magazine in 1977 and 1993. View full abstract»

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  • Is Cloud Computing Really Ready for Prime Time?

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):15 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (88)  |  Patents (5)
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    Even though the technology faces several significant challenges, many vendors and industry observers predict a bright future for cloud computing. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):21 - 24
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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 25
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  • The Changing Paradigm of Data-Intensive Computing

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):26 - 34
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    Through the development of new classes of software, algorithms, and hardware, data-intensive applications provide timely and meaningful analytical results in response to exponentially growing data complexity and associated analysis requirements. View full abstract»

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  • Wiley and IEEE Computer Society [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 35
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  • The Organization and Management of Grid Infrastructures

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):36 - 46
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    Grid computing technology has become fundamental to e-Science. As the virtual organizations established by scientific communities progress from testing their applications to more routine usage, maintaining reliable and adaptive grid infrastructures becomes increasingly important. View full abstract»

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  • Computing with Proteins

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):47 - 56
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    Protein-based computers are ripe for spectacular scientific advances because we know a great deal about these circuits' molecular components. But we are only beginning to understand how they process information and make decisions. Of the many types of information processing systems known to us, the least well understood are the complex, intracellular molecular reaction networks that control the ph... View full abstract»

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  • BYC [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 57
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  • Body Area Sensor Networks: Challenges and Opportunities

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):58 - 65
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    Body area sensors can enable novel applications in and beyond healthcare, but research must address obstacles such as size, cost, compatibility, and perceived value before networks that use such sensors can become widespread. View full abstract»

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  • The 24-Hour Knowledge Factory: Can It Replace the Graveyard Shift?

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):66 - 73
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    Collaborating centers in time zones six to eight hours apart can transfer work so that every center is working during the daytime. Although this concept avoids the hazards of night work, it requires careful planning and a way to automatically capture evolving knowledge. View full abstract»

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  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Software Engineering

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):74 - 80
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    The authors identify, categorize, and name nine specific ethical and professional dilemmas in software engineering, placing them in the context of the IEEE code of conduct, with the hope that giving such behavior a name will increase awareness and decrease the frequency with which these dilemmas occur. View full abstract»

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  • Advertisers index

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 81
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  • Career opportunities

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):82 - 87
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  • CS membership forms

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  • CS membership forms

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  • Board of Governors Votes to Amend Bylaws

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):91 - 98
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  • Call and Calendar

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):99 - 100
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  • Green Introspection

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):101 - 103
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    Energy consumption and e-waste have inundated computing technologies, and now we must focus on reducing environmental waste in all phases of the computing life cycle. Green IT is a moving target, and continual introspection and reevaluation are necessary. This column will cover a range of important green IT topics, providing insight from leaders in the field. View full abstract»

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