Enterprise systems industry

583 terabytes of sales: Information Week, 2006, “Data, Data Everywhere,” http://www.informationweek.com/news/175801775?pgno=2; Regis McKenna, 2002, Total Access: Giving Customers What They Want in an Anytime Anywhere World, Harvard Business Press.

Entertainment industry

Highest-grossing film of 2010: Box Office Mojo, “2010 Worldwide Grosses,” http://boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?view2=worldwide&yr=2010&p=.htm.

Column Headed “Advances Expected,”
in Research Topic Noted

Networking

embedded everywhere: NRC/CSTB, 2001, Embedded, Everywhere: A Research Agenda for Networked Systems of Embedded Computers, National Academy Press, Washington. D.C.

Databases

energy-efficient computing: Stavros Harizopoulos, Mehul Shah, Justin Mexa, and Parthasarathy Ranganathan, 2009, “Energy Efficiency: The New Holy Grail of Data Management Systems Research,” 4th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), January 4-7, Asilomar, California.

and other large-scale data management systems: Daniel J. Abadi, 2009, “Data Management in the Cloud: Limitations and Opportunities,” Bulletin of the [IEEE Computer Society] Technical Committee on Data Engineering 32(1):3-12; Sam Madden and Maarten van Steen, 2012, “Internet-Scale Data Management,” IEEE Internet Computing 16(1):10-12.

Computer graphics

to the simulation code: James Ahrens and Han-Wei Shen, 2010, “Ultrascale Visualization,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 30(3):20-21.

Artificial intelligence and robotics

robots for more than vacuuming: Hans Moravec, 2009, “Rise of the Robots—The Future of Artificial Intelligence,” Scientific American, March 23, http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=rise-of-the-robots.



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