Computer Magazine Multimedia

Each month, Computer features a variety of multimedia enhancements to its print publication in the form of video interviews, podcast installments, simulations, and presentations. You can access them below or via the IEEE Computer Society YouTube stream.

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October 2012

The cover features in the October 2012 issue of Computer examine dynamic software product lines. Multimedia highlights include "Robot Demonstrates Adaptive Behavior," in which a robot developed by Sogang University in South Korea demonstrates adaptive behavior; "Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre," in which guest editor Mike Hinchey and his colleagues discuss ongoing research at Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre; "Software Product Line Engineering," in which David Weiss discusses the benefits of using software product line engineering to produce software families; and "GridStix Sensors Provide Early Flood Warning," in which a slide show demonstrates the deployment of GridStix sensor nodes in wireless sensor network to provide flood warning on the rivers Ribble and Dee in England and Wales, respectively.

In addition, "Scalable Ensemble-Based Oil-Reservoir Simulations Using Blue Gene/P as a Service" shows an award-winning prototype framework that transforms the Blue Gene/P system into an elastic cloud to run a representative high-performance computing application, and multimedia editor Charles Severance interviews Brian Behlendorf about the Apache Software Foundation and its key role in the open source movement.

Podcasts related to the issue's popular columns include "The Computer in the Mirror" by David Alan Grier and Erin Dian Dumbacher for Forward Slash; "Starting a Business: Which Entity Structure Is Best for You?" by Brian M. Gaff and Karl P. Fryzel for Computing and the Law; and "The Apache Software Foundation: Brian Behlendorf" by Charles Severance for Computing Conversations.

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