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Magazine: Spring 2011 | Volume 17, No. 3

Four down

COLUMN: Letter from the editor

Four down

By Chris Harrison

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Document types

Inbox

DEPARTMENT: Inbox

Inbox

By XRDS Staff

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Document types, General and reference

Behold a pail of milk

Special interest groups

Letters of recommendation

Competitions for chapters

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Competitions for chapters

By Vaggelis Giannikas

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Document types

Why I don't rob banks for a living

SECTION: Features

Why I don't rob banks for a living

Can game theory 'prove' that online robbery is irrational?

By Nicole Immorlica

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer crime, Operating systems security, Security and privacy

What can gold farmers teach us about criminal networks?

What can gold farmers teach us about criminal networks?

By observing how covert financial networks operate in online games like World of Warcraft, we can learn about how they might function offline.

By Brian Keegan, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Collaborative and social computing systems and tools, Computer crime, Electronic commerce, Security and privacy, World Wide Web

Catching bad guys with graph mining

Catching bad guys with graph mining

Suspicious network patterns may be the key to detecting criminals and fraudsters on e-commerce sites.

By Polo Chau

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Collaborative and social computing systems and tools, Computer crime, Electronic commerce, Security and privacy, World Wide Web

The 'Internet of Things' and commerce

The 'Internet of Things' and commerce

Everything, everywhere, tagged and tracked. How can this data be harnessed to deliver better products and services?

By Mark Harrison

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Collaborative and social computing systems and tools, Computer graphics, Electronic commerce, Graphics recognition and interpretation, Human-centered computing, World Wide Web

The problem of money as a measuring stick

The problem of money as a measuring stick

A more accurate measuring instrument may be found in stable money baskets built by computers and mathematics.

By Nikolai V. Hovanov, James W. Kolari, Mikhail V. Sokolov

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Collaborative and social computing systems and tools, Electronic commerce, World Wide Web

An interview with Greg Schwartz

An interview with Greg Schwartz

The CIO of USAA, a full-service, branchless financial services operation, sees much more to banking than e-transactions.

By James Stanier

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer crime, Electronic commerce, Operating systems security, Security and privacy

Boosting productivity with the Boost Graph Library

IBM Research--Almaden<br />San Jose, California

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