Irregular Applications:
From Architectures to Algorithms

August 2015

Computer magazine cover

Irregular applications present unpredictable memory-access patterns, data-dependent control flow, and fine-grained data transfers. Only a holistic view spanning all layers of the hardware and software stack can provide effective solutions to address these challenges. Read full article »

About Computer

Computer covers all aspects of computer science. For more than 40 years, developers, researchers, and managers have relied on Computer for timely, peer-reviewed information about research, trends, best practices, and changes in the profession.

2015 APEX Winner

2015 APEX award logo

Articles from Computer

Anil Jain: 25 Years of Biometric Recognition

Anil Jain: 25 Years of Biometric Recognition

With everyday biometrics use — unlocking your smartphone with your fingerprint or face, for example — we review its technological evolution to help us understand where it might lead us. Read full article »

Roy T. Fielding: Understanding the REST Style

Roy T. Fielding: Understanding the REST Style

Scratch the surface of most modern networked applications, and you'll see the various application parts exchanging data using an approach called Representational State Transfer (REST). Read full article »

Multimedia

Visit Computer's multimedia page for more podcasts and videos »

Promoting Semantic Interoperability in Europe

ISA fosters interoperability in various layers. This includes a number of initiatives for promoting semantic interoperability in Europe. Via a common metadata vocabulary or Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS), relevant assets can be searched and exchanged through the Federation on Joinup.

Video: Sumi Helal, EIC of Computer