Artificial, man-made, Intelligence

21 Oct Artificial, man-made, Intelligence

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2009 The dream of creating an artificial Intelligence (AI) is as old as the computer, if not as old as humanity (think of Golem). Since the fifties, theorists like Alan Turin have expressed their belief that machines could...
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21 Oct Future Internet: Global Challenges – National Opportunities

Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) 2009 The report addresses various aspects of the Internet; History, status and future options are discussed. One motivation is to relate the technological challenges and objectives to societal needs and trends. There are also descriptions of several technical areas...
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21 Oct Lecture Series in Mobile Telecommunications and Networks

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2009 A transcript of three lectures that took place between March 2008 and February 2009.  The first of these lectures was titled  ‘wireless networks to sensor networks and onward to networked embedded contrtol’, delivered by Professor PR Kumar.  The...
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21 Oct Engineering Values in IT: A joint study by The Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the British Computer Society

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2009 This report concludes that IT systems engineering has reached the point of maturity where it is a codified discipline that must be recognised as a required capability for system developers. Education and training providers must ensure that they...
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21 Oct ICT for the UK’s Future: the implications of the changing nature of Information and Communications Technology

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2009 This study aims to consider the importance of the IT base for the UK economy, examine the present and projected state of UK IT-related business activity in a global context and identify potential opportunities for improvement.  The report...
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21 Oct The ICTs contribution to transports sustainability

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2009 Engineering, innovation and sustainability. Transports and sustainability. Mobility: sign of progress? Between conventional and new work systems. Challenges in remote education: the advanced systems. Towards an intelligent network of public urban transport. The future transport of goods in...
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21 Oct Life expectancy for digital data storage

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2010 Our society generates an ever growing mass of information which raises a serious concern over its efficient, long-term storage and archiving (these are two distinctive notions!). The material used for the digital support and hard discs have...
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21 Oct European Perspectives on Security Research

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2011 Europe’s networked societies of today are shaped by a growing interconnection in almost all areas of life. The complexity of our infrastructures and the concurrent accessibility to means of destruction by terrorist groups and individual perpetrators call...
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21 Oct Internet of Services

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2011 Simplifying the access to information on the Internet as the basis for the development of new services constitutes an essential goal of the THESEUS research program, initiated by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, which is...
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21 Oct Nanoelectronics as Future Key Technology of Information and Communication Technology in Germany

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2011 As a basic and key technology, nanoelectronics is of fundamental importance for large areas of industrial production and value creation. Based on Germany’s great tradition and strong position in the field of semi-conductor technology as well as...
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