NIST: Building a Solid Foundation

March/April 2014

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For over a century, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made significant contributions to the world of science and technology, affecting not only US businesses and the economy but also the general public. This introduction provides a snapshot of the impact of NIST's contributions over the last century, while the articles in this special issue focus on NIST's recent contributions in the areas of test generation, search engines, cryptographic standards, and biometrics. Read full article »

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Succeeding as an IT Professional

Succeeding as an IT Professional

"IT professionals must spend seven to 10 hours a week gaining new knowledge to stay current." In this issue of IT Professional, EIC San Murugesan discusses what's required for IT success. Read full article »

Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Read about two novel applications that leverage big data to reduce losses in insurance claims by detecting fraud, abuse, errors, and waste. Read full article »

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