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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    A Unified Operating System for Clouds and Manycore: Fos

    Single chip processors with thousands of cores will be available in the next ten years and clouds of multicore processors afford the operating system designer thousands of cores today. Constructing operating systems for manycore and cloud systems face similar challenges. This paper identifies these shared challenges and introduces them solution:...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Mobile Broadband and Implications for Broadband Competition and Adoption

    The growth of wireless mobile broadband has the potential to drive significant new growth in Internet applications, services, and equipment markets. It is likely to represent as important a change for the Internet as the transition from dial-up to broadband, fundamentally changing the landscape for broadband Internet access by adding...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Creating A Game Plan For Transition To A Sustainable Economy

    The "Chief inspired protagonist" of one of the nation's oldest and most successful green manufacturers apologizes for delivering a talk "More depressing than expected." While discussing the challenges facing businesses attempting to transition to a more just and sustainable economy, Jeffrey Hollender enumerates the many reasons he's feeling bleak these...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Tough Get Growing: How To Succeed In A Down Economy

    Stay calm, stick with your vision and business fundamentals, and you'll survive and perhaps even thrive in rough economic times, counsel these entrepreneurial aces. In a conversation with the Kauffman Foundation's, the authors reflect on their experiences bringing novel tech products to market and new companies to fruition, in good...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Culture Beat And New Media

    Celebrity culture and the brutal economics of print journalism have conspired to kill arts criticism, but it has begun migrating to the web, where it just may survive and even thrive. Panelists discuss the field's colorful history, current decline, and possibly vibrant future. Arts criticism went through a Wild West...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Distributed Computation in Dynamic Networks

    In this paper the authors investigate distributed computation in dynamic networks in which the network topology changes from round to round. They consider a worst-case model in which the communication links for each round are chosen by an adversary, and nodes do not know who their neighbors for the current...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Liberty By Design

    Recalling a lecture he gave at MIT in 2005, the author returns to the questions of the impact of public policy on the way technology is evolving in the Internet space. Instead of viewing it as a lawyer for a public policy interest group - his previous role - he...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Design and Performance of Multipath MIN Architecture

    In this paper, the authors discuss the use of multipath Multistage Interconnection Networks (MINs) in the design of a fault-tolerant parallel computer. Multipath networks have multiple paths between any input and any output. In particular, they examine networks with either the property of expansion or maximal-fanout. The authors present a...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    What?s New At The MIT Center For Future Civic Media?

    The moderator of this webcast presents the Landman Report Card, a tool for helping communities contend with oil and gas companies eager to lease private land for energy drilling. In these deals, a salesman comes by with a pitch and a contract, leaving some property owners to deal with disastrous...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Collections, Cardinalities, and Relations

    Logics that involve collections (sets, multisets), and cardinality constraints are useful for reasoning about unbounded data structures and concurrent processes. To make such logics more useful in verification this paper extends them with the ability to compute direct and inverse relation and function images. The authors establish decidability and complexity...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    A Fast and Secure Software Solution [ss7.0] That Counters Shoulder Surfing Attack

    Shoulder Surfing is a direct observation technique, such as looking over someone's shoulder to trap the information. It is relatively easy to stand next to someone and watch, what data the user types as an information to authenticate himselfherself to enter into a particular system. Often users are unaware of...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Network-Driven Transportation

    Today, cell phones are a menace to safe driving, as they distract operators who should otherwise focus on the road. Tomorrow, cell phones could actually improve the driving, and help drivers avoid traffic congestion, use the road system more effectively, and manage the parking supply.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Experiences and Challenges With Using CERT Data to Analyze International Cyber Security

    With the increasing interconnection of computer networks and sophistication of cyber attacks, it is important to understand the dynamics of such situations, especially in regards to cyber international relations. The Explorations in Cyber International Relations (ECIR) Data Dashboard Project is an initiative to gather worldwide cyber security data publicly provided...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Education Across Borders: The India Perspective

    Rickshaw drivers in India are frequent victims of tuberculosis after just a few years inhaling traffic fumes. This near-epidemic went unacknowledged until the author demanded a solution. The fix, now gaining traction across the country, is a solar-powered vehicle that eliminates pedaling. But what began as a project to assist...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Leadership Amidst Crisis

    In thirty years. S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, but in thinking hard about the role of crises in the future for today's students he predicts: they will occur more frequently and will be less predictable, longer lasting and more costly.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Carbon And Energy Efficient Supply Chains

    Consumers will soon be able to quantify the carbon footprint of products they consume, and that could begin to change consumer behavior. The common banana you buy, say organic or not, is probably labeled by the country or origin. Increasingly, you might see a second sticker adorning your beloved yellow...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Coherent Optical Communication Over the Turbulent Atmosphere with Spatial Diversity and Wavefront Predistortion

    Optical communication through the atmosphere has the potential to provide data transmission over a distance of 1 to 100km at very high rates. The deleterious effects of turbulence can severely limit the utility of such a system, however, causing outages of up to 100ms. In this paper, the authors investigate...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    America~s Leadership In Clean Energy

    In welcoming President Obama, MIT President Susan Hockfield summarizes the vast array of energy innovation at MIT, including the MIT Energy Initiative and the student-led 1700 member Energy Club, and declares, "We share President Obama's view that clean energy is the defining challenge of this era."

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Leadership And Entrepreneurship

    While their ventures couldn't be more dissimilar - engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique - this entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons. Moderator would "Love to tell you I'm wicked brilliant, analytical, clairvoyant, but I'm not."

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally And Walking The Talk

    Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable to lead us down unexpected paths? The presenter observes that true sustainable transport requires making more than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon the pyramid of three "E"s: equity, environmental benefit,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Understanding and Supporting Directed Content Sharing on the Web

    To find interesting, personally relevant web content, the authors often rely on friends and colleagues to pass links along as they encounter them. This paper studies and augments link-sharing via e-mail, the most popular means of sharing web content today. Armed with survey data indicating that active sharers of novel...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Genetic Variation In Financial Decision Making

    Individuals differ in how they compose their investment portfolios, yet empirical models of portfolio risk typically only account for a small portion of the cross-sectional variance. This paper asks if genetic variation can explain some of these individual differences. Following a major pension reform Swedish adult had to compose a...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Improving Your Commute

    In this webcast, the presenter describes three challenges hat need to be met in using data to help commuters - pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers - reduce the time (and fuel) spent stuck in traffic: accurate modeling of traffic delays while conserving energy and protecting user privacy, accurate predictions of future traffic...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Financial Development, Gender And Entrepreneurship

    Female entrepreneurs are much less frequent than male entrepreneurs. In this paper the authors investigate a possible culprit: access to financial services. They use a dataset with entrepreneurship rates by opportunity and by need from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and indicators of financial institutions from Beck, Demirguc-Kunt and Levine (2000)...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    The Role Of Information Technology In Improving Transit Systems

    This ditty about tram car ticketing made famous by Mark Twain might spring to mind during the author's talk. Technology unimaginable in Twain's day is spurring a global shift in urban transit, the author says, from manual to automatic systems.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Whanaungatanga: Sybil-Proof Routing With Social Networks

    Decentralized systems, such as distributed hash tables, are subject to the Sybil attack, in which an adversary creates many false identities to increase its influence. This paper proposes a routing protocol for a distributed hash table that is strongly resistant to the Sybil attack. This is the first solution to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Impact of Queue Length Information on Buffer Overflow in Parallel Queues

    The authors consider a system consisting of N parallel queues, served by one server. Time is slotted, and the server serves one of the queues in each time slot, according to some scheduling policy. In the first part of the paper, they characterize the buffer overflow exponents and the likeliest...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Financial Services: Prospects For Your Future

    In a lively discussion with the authors deconstructs the near collapse of the banking system and points out the multiple factors that have contributed to the financial crisis. Topics in the discussion include the banks that did not fail, how Canadian and other countries' banking systems also did not fail,...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Financial Services: Prospect For Your Future

    In a lively discussion with Simon Johnson, Lawrence Fish deconstructs the near collapse of the banking system and points out the multiple factors that have contributed to the financial crisis.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning Of A Long Thaw?

    To the dismay of these seasoned Cuba specialists, the Obama administration is not pursuing a rapid thaw in relations with the Castro regime. While there appears no speedy end to 50 years of icy antipathy toward Cuba, the speakers detect a few hopeful signs of warming in recent times.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Entrepreneurship, Government, And Development In Africa

    After centuries of insufferable oppression by colonial powers, bloody independence struggles, and corrupt home-grown regimes, "Africa today is quickly awakening, and determined to mainstream itself in the phenomenon of the globalization process," says the author, who served as Ghana's president for two terms starting in 2000.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Broadband Microfoundations: The Need for Traffic Data

    To date, most of the empirical effort to understand broadband service markets has focused on availability and adoption metrics and data. Data of this sort is indeed valuable when the dominant policy questions concern penetration and uptake. However, as broadband availability and penetration saturate, such data will become less informative....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Inferring Friendship Network Structure by Using Mobile Phone Data

    Data collected from mobile phones have the potential to provide insight into the relational dynamics of individuals. This paper compares observational data from mobile phones with standard self-report survey data. The authors find that the information from these two data sources is overlapping but distinct. For example, self-reports of physical...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Hybrid Wireless Broadband

    Wireless access networks are evolving rapidly and hold the promise of significantly altering the landscape for broadband competition. In a companion paper, the authors explained why wireless networks are unlikely to converge toward the sort of broadband platform network exemplified by wired Next Generation Access Networks. In this paper the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Autonomous Routing Algorithms for Networks With Wide-Spread Failures

    The authors study end-to-end delay performance of different routing algorithms in networks with random failures. Specifically, they compare delay performances of Differential Backlog (DB) and Shortest Path (SP) routing algorithms and show that DB routing outperforms SP routing in terms of throughput when the network is heavily loaded and/or the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Evolution of Internet Congestion

    This paper discusses the evolution of the congestion controls that govern all Internet traffic. In particular the authors chronicle and discuss the implications of the fact that the most significant "Congestion Signals" are increasingly coming from network operators, not the TCP stack. Providers now nudge users into different traffic patterns...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Training-Based Schemes Are Suboptimal for High Rate Asynchronous Communication

    Synchronization and information transmission of virtually all practical communication systems are performed separately, on the basis of different communication bits. Moreover, in general, the rate of these strategies is computed with respect to the information transmission time period, ignoring the delay overhead caused by various hand-shake protocols used to guarantee...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    On the Convergence of Wired and Wireless Access Network Architectures

    Wired and wireless access networks continue to evolve toward higher-capacity, multi-service systems. Recent wireless broadband networks such as 3G LTE and WiMax provide a general-purpose IP platform with over-the-top services at the application layer, which is similar to the design of wired IP platform networks. This paper examines whether wired...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Understanding Broadband Speed Measurements

    Broadband speed has emerged as the single most commonly cited metric for characterizing the quality of broadband offerings. However speed measurements for the same service can vary significantly. These differences arise from a complex set of factors including different test methodologies and test conditions. For any testing methodology, teasing apart...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Lightpath Routing and Capacity Assignment for Survivable IP-Over-WDM Networks

    In IP-over-WDM networks the logical topology consists of a set of lightpaths that are routed on top of the physical fiber topology. Hence a single fiber cut can lead to multiple logical link failures. The authors study the impact of lightpath routing on network survivability and spare capacity requirements. They...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2007

    Building Technology That Matters: Global Opportunities in Engineering

    The great innovations are in front of the people. This means glowing opportunities for young people entering the workforce, especially those pursuing science and engineering. The world is getting technologically more sophisticated, and people who understand how this world works will be advantaged.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Web Strategy: Using Drupal to Transform Your Business

    Drupal is an amazingly flexible framework, with literally thousands of contributed modules to extend and transform its functionality. In this webcast, the presenter will explore that nexus between their business, design and technology, and cover some of the strategies they can use to go beyond the basics.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Service Objects: Adaptable, Metadata-Based Services for Multi-Tenant On-Demand Enterprise Applications

    An adaptive, standardized service layer is a key feature of a multi-tenant on-demand enterprise application. Custom business logic and data need to be exposed via services that are tailored to the respective customer organization. Ideally, this layer of web services can be automatically derived from the underlying domain model. This...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    MapperMania: A Framework for Native Multi-Tenancy Business Object Mapping to a Persistent Data Store

    Enterprise resource planning software mainly occurs in large enterprises. Nevertheless, processes conducted by Small and Midsize Enterprises (SMEs) do have the same complexity. The Software-as-a-Service delivery model bears new challenges for application developers. Especially in the context of enterprise resource planning software targeting the SME market, new problems arise. Most...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Business and Economics

    Even the most sophisticated technology and computational methods may not be enough to prevent the kind of disastrous errors that recently played out across the global economy, suggest these two speakers. Human temperament and judgment will remain critical factors in financial markets.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Unleashing Business and Technology Growth Through Change Transformation

    Technological growth can only sustain a company's growth and evolution so far in this global market. Even a start up or early stage company must consider change transformation in order to reach the break points and/or next levels of growth. The level of consciousness an organization has about change will...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    New Insights Into Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Are there any formulas for simultaneously achieving technological innovation and steady growth on a global basis? In this webcast, the presenter describes companies must continuously access and leverage technical resources, which means they must not \"Just think globally but locate globally.\"

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    Entrepreneurs in Supply Chain Management

    How is supply chain professionals involved in start-up firms? What sorts of companies employ them? What kinds of decisions do they make? In this webcast, the presenter will discuss how they became involved in entrepreneurial activities and how they utilize their supply chain expertise to help the enterprise work.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Modeling and Understanding Enterprise Behavior Using a Hybrid Simulation Approach

    In this webcast, the presenter going to discuss about the enterprise behavior. The presenter will lead the user to know how to understand and model the enterprise behavior by using a hybrid simulation approach.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Craig Mundie's Cloud Vision

    In this webcast the presenter going to explain about the vision of cloud. Cloud computing which will allow the wider range of computing possibilities. The presenter also going to discuss about the different kinds of ways to transform personal computing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage

    In this webcast, the presenter going to explain about vulnerability for competitive advantage. An organization can be taught to know things faster, by deploying better detection methods, including statistical process control; and creating layers of defense.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    MITEF-NYC: Business Plan Presentations: Innovations in Digital Commerce

    E-commerce has come a long way since the early days of eBay, Amazon, and Yahoo. Users are constantly being provided with services and platforms that are more specialized and more in tune with their needs and tastes. And retailers are constantly seeking ways to make their offerings more targeted.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    How to Build a Great Company

    In this webcast, the presenter explains why startups are not small versions of large companies, and why they require processes and guidelines all their own. The presenter also describes the detailed customer development process for building scalable startups.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Mastering Business Model Innovation

    The business model canvas, a conceptual management tool to visualize, discuss, and invent business models, has known a phenomenal success around the world. In this webcast, the presenter going to explain the usability of management concepts and how this will change the way they approach business.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Start-Up Thinking: How Systems Thinking Helps Entrepreneurial Ventures Start, Grow, and Mature

    Soon after a business plan is hatched and long before manufacturing ramps up, start-ups begin to apply systems design principles to create their breakthrough products. It turns out that systems engineering, an art developed and perfected in large organizations, applies just as well to small entrepreneurial ventures.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Innovation in Manufacturing: The Small Business Conundrum

    The small business conundrum this webcast focused on the essential components and growth opportunities for manufacturing and innovation. Small businesses, in particular, feel they must innovate new products to grow, but can be handicapped by little access to capital.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    How to Create a B2B Content Marketing Strategy

    In this webcast, the presenter going to explain about how to create a B2B content marketing strategy? Content marketing which is an approach that involves creating, distributing and exchanging information in order to attract, retain and engage with the group of intended audience.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Designing for the Cloud

    In this webcast, the presenter going to explain about the cloud computing which is one of the emerging technology. The presenter explains a startup that is developing a database designed to cope with the idiosyncrasies of cloud computing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Software Systems Architecture in the World of Cloud Computing

    In this webcast, the presenter will discuss about the software system architecture using cloud computing. The presenter describes about the cost of change decreases when software applications are put in the cloud.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    MITEF-NYC: Cloud Computing: The Next Generation

    IDC predicts that spending on hardware, software and services in cloud computing systems alone will be $60 billion in 2012. The growth rate in the cloud sector is four and a half times that of the IT industry overall. Cloud computing is a compelling option for many small and mid-sized...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    MITEF-NYC: Cloud Computing

    In this webcast, the presenter will focus on how cloud computing has already penetrated the enterprise, best practices in rolling out cloud technologies, and how small and large vendors can address new opportunities in this sector.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    TR10: Cloud Programming

    The presenter TR10 innovator who is trying to make life easier for programmers by creating tools that can take over data management within a cloud. The presenter going to explain about the potential of cloud computing and how his approach will unlock that potential.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Perspectives on Cloud Security

    In this webcast, the presenter explains about the cloud security which is one of the evolving technology to protect data, application and infrastructure problems. The presenter also describes the potential benefits, and security challenges, of cloud computing.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    A Systems View of Enabling Enterprise Change

    Enterprise change is hard, especially for mature, successful companies. Many of the keys to accomplishing enterprise change come from seeing the enterprise itself as a complex system. In this webcast, the presenter will discuss many of the ingredients necessary for an enterprise to change itself and acquire new capabilities.

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  • Webcasts // May 2008

    Leveraging Risk Management in the Sales and Operations Planning Process

    In order to incorporate risk management into the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process, companies must segment their products and customers based on business importance, demand forecast, and order lead time. After completing these segmentation steps, companies can then apply appropriate risk management tactics to mitigate uncertainty in demand and...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2007

    Part 1: MIT Innovations in Management: Strategies for Sustainable Business Practice

    In this webcast, the presenter going to discuss about the innovations in management strategies for sustainable business practice. The presenter will discuss how are they doing it? How can eco-friendly, socially responsible business practices translate to the user bottom line? Where are the most promising areas of business opportunity today?...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2007

    Part 2: MIT Innovations in Management: Strategies for Sustainable Business Practice

    Sustainability is no longer relegated to offices that handle isolated issues like waste management or corporate charitable giving. Innovative leaders from a wide range of industries and functional areas are recognizing they can improve their business by embracing sustainable business practices.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Investigations of Platform Savings Reveal Systemic Management Challenges

    Companies from aerospace to white goods use platforming strategies to deliver more variety to their customers while saving internally by sharing parts and overhead. However, many firms fail to earn a return on their investment in platforms. In this webcast, the presenter will explore whether such failures are the result...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2011

    Faculty Forum Online: Homeland Security

    National security in an age of massive movements of people across borders is a universal concern that involves complex issues. While borders have different characteristics and challenges, there are areas of commonality. Fortunately, the overwhelming majority of crossings are not problematic, but the ones that are raise concerns.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Security Introduction

    In this Webcast, the presenter going explain about the topic protection which is like fault tolerance recover ability one of these properties of systems building secure and protective system has implication for entire design of systems. The presenter will also explain about the set of issues related to security management.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2012

    Supply Chain Innovation Conference - Big Data: A Game Changer for Supply Chain 2.0

    In this Webcast, the presenter going explain about the bid data which is a game changer for supply chain innovation. The presenter going to explain about the Flextronics and their primary groups in which they are focused on the development of the supply chain innovations.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Caching in Wireless Networks

    The authors consider the problem of delivering content cached in a wireless network of n nodes randomly located on a square of area n. They provide an inner bound on this caching capacity region, and, in the high path-loss regime, a matching (in the scaling sense) outer bound. For large...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    On Analyzing and Improving COPE Performance

    COPE is a new architecture for unicasts in wireless mesh networks that employs opportunistic network coding to improve total throughput. Katti et al. showed through experiments that this system significantly improves the throughput of wireless networks with UDP traffic, and several attempts have been made to analyze the COPE performance....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Survivable Network Design Problems in Wireless Networks

    Survivable network design is an important suite of algorithmic problems where the goal is to select a minimum cost network subject to the constraint that some desired connectivity property has to be satisfied by the network. Traditionally, these problems have been studied in a model where individual edges (and sometimes...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Optimality of Network Coding in Packet Networks

    The authors resolve the question of optimality for a well studied packetized implementation of random linear network coding, called PNC. In PNC, in contrast to the classical memory-less setting, nodes store received information in memory to later produce coded packets that reflect this information. PNC is known to achieve order...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Sparse Random Linear Network Codes

    In this paper, the authors presented a randomized approach to linear network coding. In this scheme each intermediate node chooses linear coding coefficients randomly and uniformly from the finite field Fq. This approach can be used in various types of networks. It is shown that the capacity of multicast network...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    One Packet Suffices - Highly Efficient Packetized Network Coding with Finite Memory

    Random Linear Network Coding (RLNC) has emerged as a powerful tool for robust high-throughput multicast. Projection analysis, a recently introduced technique, shows that the distributed packetized RLNC protocol achieves (order) optimal and perfectly pipelined information dissemination in many settings. In the original approach to RNLC intermediate nodes code together all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Random Access Compressed Sensing Over Fading and Noisy Communication Channels

    Random Access Compressed Sensing (RACS) is an efficient method for data gathering from a network of distributed sensors with limited resources. RACS relies on integrating random sensing with the communication architecture, and achieves overall efficiency in terms of the energy per bit of information successfully delivered. To address realistic deployment...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Network Coding With Association Policies in Heterogeneous Networks

    The authors focus on implementing a modified TCP/IP protocol stack by positioning network coding functionalities in the form of a new layer in between the transport and the network layer, thereby allowing incremental deployment. They implement this proposed modification for the TCP/IP stack in the OPNET Modeler and analyze implemented...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Sample Complexity for Topology Estimation in Networks of LTI Systems

    In this paper, the authors propose a consistent and computationally efficient FFT-based algorithm for inferring the network topology where each node in the network is associated to a widesense stationary, ergodic, Gaussian process. Each edge of the tree network is characterized by a linear, time-invariant dynamical system and additive white...

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