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  • Generating Probability Distributions Using Multivalued Stochastic Relay Circuits

    White Papers // Feb 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    The problem of random number generation dates back to von Neumann's work in 1951. Since then, many algorithms have been developed for generating unbiased bits from complex correlated sources as well as for generating arbitrary distributions from unbiased bits. An equally interesting, but less studied aspect is the structural component ...

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  • Relentless Pursuit Of Innovation

    Webcasts // Feb 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    In this webcast, the presenter shares insights from her career in biotechnology and academia on leading teams, managing risks against rewards, and innovative product development. The presenter also shares her belief as to why entrepreneurs must remain relentless when it comes to pursuing their goals.

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  • NS2 & Networking Using Desktop Virtualization: An Application of Virtual Box

    White Papers // Feb 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    Information technology has dominated almost all the areas of human life now. Education is not exception in this. How to utilize the technology for imparting the education effectively and efficiently is more important rather than just using the technology. Often users must access applications in Operating System (OS) environments other ...

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  • Using Spectrum Auctions to Enhance Competition in Wireless Services

    White Papers // Feb 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    Well-designed spectrum auctions can play an important role in fostering a competitive wireless industry. Of even greater importance is the quantity of spectrum made available for wireless services. Spectrum is an essential input. The more spectrum allocated to wireless services, the more competition can be sustained. Other regulatory policies including ...

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  • Following Your Startup Vision

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    In this webcast, the presenter is an innovator who believes that successful entrepreneurs are the ones who follow through on their original vision. Drawing upon his deep background as a successful serial entrepreneur, the presenter shares his entrepreneurial experiences and discusses many of the competitive and strategic issues facing his ...

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  • Delivering Innovation For The Enterprise

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    The presenter is an entrepreneur who seeks to reinvent how enterprise businesses share content across their organizations. In 2005, the presenter saw the need for affordable storage on the Internet, and co-founded Box.net out of his college dorm room. In this high-energy lecture, the presenter shares the successes and challenges ...

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  • Answering Queries Using Humans, Algorithms and Databases

    White Papers // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    For some problems, human assistance is needed in addition to automated (algorithmic) computation. In sharp contrast to existing data management approaches, where human input is either ad-hoc or is never used, the authors describe the design of the first declarative language involving human-computable functions, standard relational operators, as well as ...

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  • Provenance for Generalized Map and Reduce Workflows

    White Papers // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    The authors consider a class of workflows, which they call Generalized Map and Reduce Workflows (GMRWs), where input data sets are processed by an acyclic graph of map and reduce functions to produce output results. The authors show how data provenance (also sometimes called lineage) can be captured for map ...

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  • Managing Information Leakage

    White Papers // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    The authors explore the problem of managing information leakage by connecting two hitherto disconnected topics: Entity Resolution (ER) and Data Privacy (DP). As more of their sensitive data gets exposed to a variety of merchants, health care providers, employers, social sites and so on, there is a higher chance that ...

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  • Social Entrepreneurship Changing Education

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Stanford University

    In this webcast, the presenter is driven to end educational inequity across the nation. In this webcast, the presenter shares her entrepreneurial story of starting Teach For America straight out of college, and articulates the sense of urgency that she and her organization still feel for producing fundamental changes to ...

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