2008 - August
Information, DNA, and Change Through the Prism of a Great City
by John Stuckey
August 2008After retiring from a career in academic/IT management at Carnegie-Mellon, Northeastern, and Washington and Lee Universities, John Stuckey is serving as Acting Chief Technology Officer at the American University in Cairo. This is the third of his reports to Ubiquity from Egypt.
Content-Based Image Retrieval System
by Murari Mohan Sardar, Krishnendu Basuli, Saptarshi Naskar
August 2008The term CBIR seems to have originated in 1992, when it was describe experiments into automatic retrieval of images from a database, based on the colors and shapes present. ...
Emergence of the Academic Computing Clouds
by Kemal A. Delic, Martin Anthony Walker
August 2008Computational grids are very large-scale aggregates of communication and computation resources enabling new types of applications and bringing several benefits of economy-of-scale. The first computational grids were established in academic ...