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The Research archive provides access to all Research articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

July 2008


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Technical Perspective: Computer Science Takes on Molecular Dynamics

The following paper by researcher David Shaw and colleagues describes their Anton molecular dynamics engine. Shaw's Anton engine applies leading-edge…


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Anton, A Special-Purpose Machine for Molecular Dynamics Simulation

The ability to perform long, accurate molecular dynamics (MD) simulations involving proteins and other biological macro-molecules could in principle provide answers to some of the most important currently outstanding questions…


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The Emergence of a Networking Primitive in Wireless Sensor Networks

The wireless sensor network community approached networking abstractions as an open question, allowing answers to emerge with time and experience. The Trickle algorithm has become a basic mechanism used in numerous protocols…


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Technical Perspective: The Physical Side of Computing

Wireless sensor networks represent a new computing platform that blends computation, sensing, and communication with a physical environment. This new class of embedded…

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