May 2005 - Vol. 48 No. 5

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Editorial Pointers

IT has truly been the technological savior of the mundane. Over the decades we have handed over countless routine tasks to systems and services at home and at work…
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News Track

Harvard Business School rejected 119 applicants who accessed a portion of a Web site to learn whether they were accepted to the elite school before official notifications…
Opinion Forum


The public’s disregard for privacy seals will lead them to a more accurate understanding of the privacy of their data than they could get from the careful study…
Research and Advances

The Lowell Database Research Self-Assessment

Database needs are changing, driven by the Internet and increasing amounts of scientific and sensor data. In this article, the authors propose research into several…

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