Andrew Tanenbaum: Writing the Book on Networks
Andrew Tanenbaum describes how he came to write Computer Networks, one of the key textbooks in the computer science field. Now in its fifth edition and nearly 1,000 pages long, it's been in print continuously for more than 20 years. Read full article »
Ian Horrocks: Standardizing OWL
Ian Horrocks describes the early days of the Web Ontology Language (OWL) and the effort it took to standardize it and other languages. Read full article »
Computer Seeks Editor in Chief for 2015-2016 Term
IEEE Computer Society's flagship publication — published monthly and sent to every CS member — seeks applicants for the position of editor in chief. Serving a two-year term starting 1 January 2015, prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 March 2014, a complete curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication's future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer. For information, or to submit application materials, please contact Carrie Clark Walsh at email@example.com.
Also: Society Publications Seek Editors in Chief for 2015–2016 Terms
The IEEE Computer Society seeks applicants for the position of editor in chief, serving two-year terms starting 1 January 2015. Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 March 2014, a complete curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication's future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer.
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Joseph Hardin: NCSA Mosaic
Computer magazine's multimedia editor Charles Severance interviews Joseph Hardin about the development of the Mosaic browser at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and how it introduced the World Wide Web to the general public.
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