Producing error-free software is a goal to aspire to, but unfortunately, it doesn't always happen. While bugs in software like Windows can be irritating, errors in some of the huge programs designed for military use can be of even more concern...
As a discipline, computer science is relatively young and characterized by rapid technological advances. This dynamism is reflected in the interests of Mark Fienup: Parallel computing, routing and computer networks, and computer science education are all greatly affected by the changing nature of computer science...
With distributed computing, the devil is in the details. That's because a programmer is dealing with all sorts of different hardware and different networks that support the distribution of the data. Meshing all of these elements presents a significant challenge...
Many of us have encountered problems using web sites and software, much to our frustration. To Ben Schafer, problems such as these are part of the challenge in designing computer systems that humans can interact with successfully...
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With distributed computing, the devil is in the details. That's because a programmer is dealing with all sorts of different hardware and networks. Meshing all of these elements presents a significant challenge that Paul Gray, associate professor of computer science, is leading the charge to solve... [more]