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Summary of a Workshop for Software-Intensive Systems and Uncertainty at Scale

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Software for Dependable Systems: Sufficient Evidence?

The focus of Software for Dependable Systems is a set of fundamental principles that underlie software system dependability and that suggest a different approach to the development and assessment of dependable software.

Unfortunately, it is difficult to assess the ...

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Innovation Policies for the 21st Century: Report of a Symposium

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Glut: Mastering Information Through The Ages

What do primordial bacteria, medieval alchemists, and the World Wide Web have to do with each other? This fascinating exploration of how information systems emerge takes readers on a provocative journey through the history of the information age.

Today's "information ...

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Renewing U.S. Telecommunications Research

The modern telecommunications infrastructure—made possible by research performed over the last several decades—is an essential element of the U.S. economy. The U.S. position as a leader in telecommunications technology, however, is at risk because of the recent decline in ...

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The Telecommunications Challenge: Changing Technologies and Evolving Policies - Report of a Symposium

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs

The U.S. Air Force is developing new force capabilities appropriate to an emerging array of threats. It is clear that advances in information science and technology (IS&T) are essential for most of these new capabilities. As a consequence, the Air Force is ...

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Expanding Access to Research Data: Reconciling Risks and Opportunities

Policy makers need information about the nation—ranging from trends in the overall economy down to the use by individuals of Medicare—in order to evaluate existing programs and to develop new ones. This information often comes from research based on data about individual people, ...

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Electronic Brains: Stories from the Dawn of the Computer Age

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The National Challenge in Computer Science and Technology

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