Tim Berners-Lee, one of the the inventors of the World Wide Web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), will be made a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth. This was announced by Buckingham Palace as part of the 2004 New Year's Honours list.
Self-healing systems have the answer Alan Ganek The growing size and complexity of information technology makes troubleshooting a computer problem like finding a needle in a haystack.
Development and setup timesavings allow more time to make product improvements Brent Boecking Design and implementation of test and measurement systems has fixed and hidden time costs. Fixed costs are the price of your software package and measurement hardware.
Biological algorithms for data analysis Bill Weaver, Ph.D. Happy New Year and welcome to this column sporting the new title "Data Acquisition and Analysis." Well, it's not exactly a brand-new title. The old title simply sprouted a tail of "and Analysis.
IMSL Auto_ARIMA algorithm removes manual processing and expert analysis requirements Sean FitzGerald Finance, telecommunications, and manufacturing are just a few industries that are constantly looking for ways to build faster and more effective forecasting applications.
ProteinShop gives researchers pinpoint control Horst D. Simon The Human Genome Project and other biological research efforts are creating an avalanche of new data about the chemical makeup and genetic codes of living organisms.
Some considerations before deciding to switch ports Thomas Lutz RS232 serial ports have been around since the very first PCs as a way for software to communicate with external devices.
Image informatics — the next step in imaging Dean Sequera Image informatics is the process of mining information and refining knowledge derived from images.
By way of introduction, I have been doing software reviews for Scientific Computing for many years and was recently invited to write a regular column in 2004. Jumping at the chance to extol the virtues (and condemn the short comings) of our modern statistical and mathematical software, the ideas for subject matter fairly gush from my keyboard.
Do consumer-grade cameras have a place in the life science market? Brian L. Kuyatt, M.S., and Philip Merlo, M.S.B. As much fun as taking pictures may be, it is the professional presentation and analysis of scientific images that is important to scientists.
Bringing SampleManager to the enterprise Colin Thurston Global life science organizations are under increasing pressure to harmonize their business processes and are searching for ways to standardize on mission-critical computing solutions
A real hornet's nest Randy C. Hice I contemplated the various solutions to the hornet's nest problem, and ignoring them seemed like the best bet, but not practical. The papier-mâché cone was about 18 inches long, and served as home to too many nasty hornets to even consider a peaceful coexistence.
Tools, productivity aids and, for beginners, ways to get up to speed fast John Joyce, Ph.D. As anyone who is at all familiar with programming knows, Borland's Delphi has an extremely loyal following. This is strongly reflected in the number of Web sites and the Web Rings devoted to it.
Silicon Graphics launched an initiative that will bring advanced graphics technology to computers running the Linux operating system.
Systat Software, Inc. has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to distribute the Sigma Series line of products from SPSS Inc.