Monthly Archives: February 2010

Top 5 Mistakes English Learners Make

“Top 5 Mistakes English Learners Make” By: AJ Hoge What are the most common mistakes that English learners make? Which mistakes do most English learners need to correct, in order to learn English much faster? Here are the top 5 English Learning Mistakes: 1. Focusing On Grammar This is the biggest, most common, and worst… Read More »

A Detection Tool Checks for Plagiarism

Checking manuscripts for plagiarism has traditionally been a long, labor-intensive process. But it need not be so any longer, thanks to CrossCheck, a plagiarism-detection tool now available on Manuscript Central, the IEEE’s online manuscript-submission system. Learn more at http://bmsmail3.ieee.org:80/u/15890/1324562 ===>> What Is CrossCheck? CrossRef and several of its participating member publishers, along with the software… Read More »

2010 Second International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing

CALLFOR PAPERS 2010 Second International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing Shanghai, China / November 23-25, 2010 http://www.icalip2010.cn/ Submission Deadline: March 31, 2010 This conference (the 2nd International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing) will provide a unique forum for researchers, engineers and educators interested in audio, language and image processing to learn… Read More »

2010 International Conference on Green Circuits and Systems

ICGCS 2010 Extension of Paper Submission Deadline to 1 March 2010 ==================================================== 2010 International Conference on Green Circuits and Systems 21-23 June, 2010, Shanghai, China http://www.icgcs.org Global warming, climate change, and sustainability have profound impacts on our lives. The grand challenge faced by circuits and systems communities is to design green electronic devices and systems… Read More »

Job Site Hosts Virtual Career Fair

The IEEE Job Site is hosting a free Virtual Career Fair until 15 March featuring four employers: Argonne National Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, and SRC. Visitors can search for jobs, apply for positions, and chat live with the employers online. Visitors to the virtual fair, cosponsored by IEEE-USA, can also register to attend career… Read More »

Giving Babies a Better Chance

To survive, premature babies require constant monitoring of their vital signs, but it’s a challenge for doctors to analyze the massive amounts of data that result. Making medical decisions fast in such a situation is especially important in remote areas, where doctors might have to decide whether to transport a baby to a facility with… Read More »

IBM Journal Articles to Be Added to IEEE Xplore

Thanks to IEEE’s recent agreement to publish more than 5000 archival articles from IBM journals, the IEEE Xplore digital library will soon have a wider selection of technical articles on computer hardware, software, and information systems. For more information, visit http://bmsmail3.ieee.org:80/u/15947/1324562

Marketplace of Ideas: Hacking to Improve Security

German computer engineer Karsten Nohl deciphered the code used to encrypt digital GSM mobile phone calls and then published it online. He says his goal was to expose weaknesses in the 21-year-old GSM algorithm that is supposed to protect the privacy of 80 percent of mobile calls and to spur the mobile phone industry to… Read More »

Moving Up: What to Know if You Become a Manager

Do you dread the possibility that “manager” could be added to your job title? Many engineers fear they’re unprepared for the transition from focusing on technical tasks to overseeing other people. To help you become an effective leader, the IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade group recently sponsored a webinar titled “Geek in the Lead:… Read More »