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February 2010


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Open Access to Scientific Publications

Open Access to Scientific Publications

In his July 2009 Communications editor's letter "Open, Closed, or Clopen Access?", editor-in-chief Moshe Vardi addressed the question of open access to this magazine and to…


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Not Seeing the Crime For the Cameras?

Not Seeing the Crime For the Cameras?

Why it is difficult — but essential — to monitor the effectiveness of security technologies.


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An Interview with Michael Rabin

An Interview with Michael Rabin

Michael O. Rabin, co-recipient of the 1976 ACM A.M. Turing Award, discusses his innovative algorithmic work with Dennis Shasha.


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Taking Your Network's Temperature

Taking Your Network's Temperature

A prescription for capturing data to diagnose and debug a networking problem.

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