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From the Editor in Chief: Define--Valedictory
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 4-7
In his final column as EIC, Bob Filman discusses Internet search, which he describes as
 
From the Editor in Chief: Veni, Vidi, Sensi
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:November 2003
pp. 4-6
<p>What is the right way to make an electronic voting system? After the Florida debacle, Caltech and MIT formed a project to look at the problem. Their most important conclusions were the need to have a physically readable and auditable record of the...
 
From the Editor in Chief: When Email Was Good
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 4-6
<p>In the future, we will look back fondly on the days when email still worked. For now, social, political, and technological solutions to spam each have their promise and weaknesses. </p>
 
From the Editor in Chief: Do You Know How to Get to Carnegie Hall?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:March 2003
pp. 4-5
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From the Editor in Chief: Internet Computing
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
From the Editor in Chief: A Retrospective on
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 5-7
This month marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Vannevar Bush?s seminal Atlantic Monthly article,
 
Postmodern Software Development
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 4-6
The history of software development includes elements of art, science, engineering, and fashion(though very little manufacturing). In all domains, old ideas give way or evolve to new ones: in the fine arts, the baroque gave way to rococo, romanticism, mode...
 
From the Editor in Chief: Not Free, But Relatively Inexpensive
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 4-6
No summary available.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Lessons from System Development
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 4-6
No summary available.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Looking Backward
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 4-6
Looking back at his original column,
 
From the Editor in Chief: Water Music
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 4-5
I worry about many things - among them, the Internet. Although its bidirectional availability means anyone can be a publisher, for a quite modest price, several forces threaten the kingdom, including vandals, governments, and economics.
 
Editor's Introduction: From Isolation to Universal Connectivity
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 40-41
No summary available.
 
The Agora Internet
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 4-6
The Internet's evolution has paralleled, in a rather compressed timeframe, the evolution ofsocial interactions. Back in the hunter-gatherer days, the Internet was primarily a social venue. Then it had its agricultural revolution and was opened to commerce....
 
From the Editor in Chief: Patent Pending
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 4-7
I?ve always believed that one of the keys to success is knowing the rules of the game. Finding the rules fair but being unhappy with the effect is called result mongering. Much of the legal fighting over intellectual property today seems more about achievi...
 
From the Editor in Chief: The Interface Space
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 4-7
In a follow-up to last issue's discussion of poorly designed interfaces and discussed the goals of good design, EIC Bob Filman tries to bring a bit of regularity to the design space by cataloging the problem elements to consider in system-interface design.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Interface Pains
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 4-6
Maximizing the amount of information a system conveys to a user isn?t a good idea. Rather, designers should keep in mind what the user is trying to accomplish and figure out how to minimize the effort (physical and intellectual) that the user has to expend...
 
From the Editor in Chief: Air System Information Management
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:March 2004
pp. 4-8
People, whose intelligence is critical for difficult tasks and unusual circumstances, are not as efficient as computers for tasks that can be automated. Better information sharing can lead to higher system capacity, more efficient utilization, and safer op...
 
From the Editor in Chief: End to End over Interplanetary Networks
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Semantic Services
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 4-6
No summary available.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Weather Forecast
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 4-6
<p><em>IC</em>'s new editor in chief looks at the year ahead as it could play out in the industry in general and the magazine in specific.</p>
 
Searching the Internet
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman, Sangam Pant
Issue Date:July 1998
pp. 21-23
<p>Networks and devices are going to get faster and cheaper. What will continue to be AI-hard is the problem of making sense of the mass of data and misinformation that fills the Web.</p>
 
From the Editor in Chief: Labor Pains
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 5-8
Employers and job seekers connect in various ways, both public and private, and the Internet is changing the way the employment game is played.
 
From the Editor in Chief: Taking Back the Web
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 3-5
The Greasemonkey Firefox extension could change the way people view Web pages. It lets users load and execute JavaScripts on Web pages, allowing them to manipulate the page?s content in certain ways.
 
Redirecting by Injector
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Robert E. Filman, Diana D. Lee
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 0141
Abstract: We describe the Object Infrastructure Framework, a system that seeks to simplify the creation of distributed applications by injecting behavior on the communication paths between components. We touch on some of the ilities and services that can b...
 
Editor's Introduction: Embedded Internet Systems Come Home
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 52-53
No summary available.
 
Models, languages, and heuristics for distributed computing
Found in: Managing Requirements Knowledge, International Workshop on
By Robert E. Filman, Daniel P. Friedman
Issue Date:June 1982
pp. 671
No summary available.
   
The evolution of the DARWIN system
Found in: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '00)
By David J. Korsmeyer, Joan D. Walton, Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 971-977
This paper describes the effects of program restructuring in a dataflow environment. Previous studies showed that dataflow programs can exhibit locality and that a memory hierarchy is feasible in a dataflow environment. This study shows that the order in w...
     
Inserting ilities by controlling communications
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Diana D. Lee, Robert E. Filman, Stuart Barrett, Ted Linden
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 116-122
Though the TCO of end-user workstations can always be reduced by sacrificing end-user service, careful planning can reduce the costs without the sacrifice.
     
Aspect-oriented programming: Introduction
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Atef Bader, Robert E. Filman, Tzilla Elrad
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 29-32
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
Retrofitting objects
Found in: Conference proceedings on Object-oriented programming systems, languages and applications (OOPSLA '87)
By Robert E. Filman
Issue Date:October 1987
pp. 483-495
I present the results of an experiment in retrofitting objects into an existing system. I describe a technology, based on automatic redefinition of existing functions, that allowed alternative implementations of the fundamental data types of the KEE™...
     
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