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4/02/14  
 
Featured Reviewer for March

This month's featured reviewer is
Amos Olagunju. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

3/06/14  
 
Featured Reviewer for February

This month's featured reviewer is
Sara Kalvala. She is currently a faculty member at the University of Warwick, with a special interest in formal methods and computational biology. Bringing together

2/10/14  
 
Featured Reviewer for January

This month's featured reviewer is
Jeffrey Kane Johnson. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Computer Science at Indiana University (IU) and a member of the Intelligent Motion Laboratory

1/03/14  
 
2014 Computing Reviews Editorial
Just a few days ago I read an unusual, and likely satirical, op-ed in the New York Times. The media pundit, Bob Garfield, was declaiming against a well-known Internet news and views site for its decision

1/01/14  
 
Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013
"It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another." --Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, 1994

12/11/13  
 
Featured Reviewer for December

This month's featured reviewer is
Hamid R. Noori. He is currently at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Mannheim working on alternative strategies for the quantitative classification of

12/04/13  
 
Featured Reviewer for November

This month's featured reviewer is
Serguei A. Mokhov, system administrator and faculty member at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. His research interests include autonomic computing

11/08/13  
 
Featured Reviewer for October

This month's featured reviewer is
John M. Artz, associate professor of information systems in the School of Business at The George Washington University. Dr. Artz has published over 100 reviews in CR.

10/04/13  
 
Featured Reviewer for September

This month's featured reviewer is
Chang Liu. A Wayne State University PhD graduate, he is currently serving as a radiation computer systems specialist at Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, MI) and

9/05/13  
 
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5/16/13  
 
2013 Computing Reviews Editorial
As we welcome 2013, the staff of Computing Reviews (CR) foresees devoting considerable attention to incorporating the new Computing Classification Scheme (CCS) 2012 into our own infrastructure. If you have not yet glanced

1/01/13  
 
Larry Bernstein: 1940-2012
Sadly, one of our category editors, Larry Bernstein, passed away last week after a long and heroic battle with cancer. Larry—a category editor covering operating systems (D.4) and other miscellaneous software topics (D.m)—worked with

11/07/12  
 
Computing Reviews - New URL
Computing Reviews has a new address: www.computingreviews.com. This new URL is effective immediately, and will be the main URL for Computing Reviews after April 1, 2012.

1/18/12  
 
Computing Reviews is moving.
Reviews.com is expanding and Computing Reviews is moving to ComputingReviews.com. Please update your links and

1/17/12  
 
2012 Computing Reviews Editorial
During the past couple of months, we have had some changes in our set of category editors. Joining the group is Antonio Badia from the University of Louisville, who is covering databases, information systems, and related

1/01/12  
 
Steve Jobs: 1955-2011
Steve was such an 'original,' with a thoroughly creative, imaginative mind that defined an era. Despite all he accomplished, it feels like he was just getting started. With

10/05/11  
 
Your Feedback
We are working with Primal to develop a new product - Camera Reviews - and would love to get your feedback. Intended for the consumer market, Camera Reviews instantly creates

2/07/11  
 
2011 Computing Reviews Editorial
As you may know, Computing Reviews relies on the ACM’s Computing Classification Scheme (CCS) to help us classify all of the items we review. Since the computing field changes so quickly, it is necessary

1/01/11  
 
ACM Expands Partnership with Reviews.com

ACM has teamed up with Reviews.com to market, sell, and distribute access to the online database for the ACM Computing Reviews journal published by ACM in collaboration with Reviews.com. Effective October 13, 2010, institutional subscriptions to the academic, government, and corporate markets will be sold exclusively by ACM and its authorized sales agents.

10/20/10  
 
David Pieratt: 1952-2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our coworker and friend, David Pieratt. David worked in the Reviews.com sales department

4/02/10  
 
2010 Computing Reviews Editorial
Broad discussions in the community on practically any topic related to publishing and to the communication of computing research information hold relevance for Computing Reviews (CR) editors. Recent opinion pieces by both Vardi [1]

1/01/10  
 
Lou Lucke: 1931-2009

We recently learned that Lou Lucke, one of our long-time category editors, passed away on May 16, 2009.... We thoroughly enjoyed working with him, and he will be greatly missed by the CR community.

6/10/09  
 
Reviews.com Announces 2010 Pricing Freeze for Computing Reviews
Reviews.com will freeze Computing Reviews' online subscription rates for 2010. Considering the budget cuts many libraries are facing, the 2010 prize freeze aims to address the needs of our current and new subscribers. Reviews.com is committed to the exchange of knowledge in the computing community and making Computing Reviews available to institutions worldwide.

6/04/09  
 
2009 Computing Reviews Editorial
Change—the rhetoric of it, as well as the factual evidence of it—is all around. Change can come in small increments or in gigantic leaps from one plateau to the next. Those latter sorts are particularly challenging: going from one regime, with its familiar parameters, to one that is fundamentally different. The pace of

1/01/09  
 
The Computing Reviews Community Grows in Asia
Reviews.com is pleased to announce that over the past year many new readers and subscribers have joined the Computing Reviews (CR) community. The largest growth has taken place in Asia.

9/15/08  
 
2008 Computing Reviews Editorial
Typical thoughts I turn to for the annual editorial in Computing Reviews are such things as coverage, scope, or extra features. This time, let’s set those sorts of things aside and get down to something even more

1/01/08  
 
Computing Reviews - Finalist in 2007 Codie Awards
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has released its finalists list for the 22nd Annual Codie Awards, and Computing Reviews was selected as a finalist for Best Online Science or Technology Service.

1/30/07  
 
2007 Computing Reviews Editorial
Our colleague, Mary-Lynn Bragg (herself a blogger), has been taking steps to furnish Computing Reviews with a minimal weblog “ecology.” The most obvious manifestation of this is the orange RSS feed icon on our top-level page. This gives readers

1/01/07  
 
Computing Reviews launches Blog
This blog lets you know about the latest Computing Reviews news. You can find out about new features on the site, featured reviewers, the latest Hot Topics essay, conferences, and more.

12/06/06  
 
Can game theory make electronic markets more efficient?
To find out, read our new Hot Topic essay, by Amy Greenwald, which looks at e-commerce through the lens of game theory.

8/28/06  
 
What does it take for a virtual actor to become alive?
Computing Reviews is pleased to present a new Hot Topic "Autonomous Virtual Characters: Realistic Inhabitants of Artificial Worlds." This is the fourth essay in a new series that can only be read online.

2/15/06  
 
2006 Computing Reviews Editorial
Hats off to our category editors! In recent months, we’ve seen off two of our editors, and welcomed some new ones to our editorial board. Indranil Chakravarty (Image Processing and Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition) has stepped down to devote more time to his consulting

1/01/06  
 
Computing Reviews Releases Hot Topic on Cryptography's Effect on Digital Content Distribution
Today, Computing Reviews published its third Hot Topic: "Managing the Unmanageable: Putting Cryptography to Work for Digital Rights." Hot Topics, a series of essays focusing on emergent areas of computer science, was released as a new section of Computing Reviews in September 2004.

7/19/05  
 
E-Content Magazine Writes About Computing Reviews
Reviews.com is pleased to announce that Computing Reviews has been discussed in E-Content Magazine. E-Content, the premier publication for the digital content industry, identifies and profiles emerging trends and resources.

5/15/05  
 
Computing Reviews Publishes Hot Topic on Brain Machine Interfaces
Today, Computing Reviews released "Brain Machine Interfaces: Mind over Matter" in its new Hot Topics section. This is the second essay to be published in Hot Topics, and marks Computing Reviews' expansion from publishing reviews of articles and books to creating an additional framework for reviewing seminal topics.

3/11/05  
 
Computing Reviews - Finalist in 2005 Codie Awards
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the finalist of its 20th Annual Codie Awards today. Computing Reviews is a finalist in the Content category and is competing for Best Online Science or Technology Service with four other finalists.

1/13/05  
 
2005 Computing Reviews Editorial
One of the most satisfying aspects of my work with our editorial team is bringing new features to Computing Reviews. The new version of our Web interface was tested and released several months ago—a milestone for any Web-based information resource. Positive

1/01/05  
 
Charleston Advisor Reviews Computing Reviews
Reviews.com is pleased to announce that Computing Reviews (CR) has been reviewed in the Charleston Advisor. The Charleston Advisor writes critical reviews of library web products and is the leading consumer report for information professionals. The review, written by Ellie Dworak, gave CR an overall ranking of four and a quarter of five possible stars and rated CR's searchability with a high five stars.

10/01/04  
 
Computing Reviews Releases Hot Topics
Today, at the Library and Online Resources Technologies Conference, Computing Reviews announced the release of a new section, Hot Topics. Hot Topics are review articles that focus on emergent areas of computer science. They are the first series of review articles to be updated on a regular basis.

9/22/04  
 
Computing Reviews Unveils New Look
Reviews.com and the ACM are pleased to announce the launch of Computing Review's New Look. The online version of Computing Reviews is completely redesigned and has gone live as of July 6, 2004.

7/07/04  
 
2004 Computing Reviews Editorial
Growth is a fascinating phenomenon to observe. One can be happy to see a new house go up across the street because maybe one’s own home will rise in value. The downside might be the loss of the view afforded by

1/01/04  
 
Computing Reviews - Finalist in 2004 Codie Awards
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the finalists of its 19th Annual Codie Awards today. Computing Reviews is a finalist in the Content Industry Category and is competing for Best Online Science/Technology/Medical Information Service with five other finalists.

12/20/03  
 
2003 Computing Reviews Editorial
This has been a signal year for all involved in Computing Reviews. In 2002, CR became an “online first” publication in the sense that the content of each issue appears initially online—published, in fact

1/01/03  
 
Computing Reviews Automated Production System Completed as Reviewers Begin Self-Assigning Items, Writing Reviews Online: 1000-plus reviewers online for immediate, real-time editing
Today, with the addition of the online Reviewer's Area, Reviews.com completed the launch of Computing Review's automated production system. CR's community of 1000-plus reviewers can now search and self-assign items for review, and then write and submit their reviews online. Computing Reviews is the online resource for reviews of the best books and articles in computing literature, available for subscription at www.reviews.com...

9/17/02  
 
Online Magazine Features Computing Reviews
Reviews.com is pleased to announce that a feature on Computing Reviews has been published in Online Magazine. Online is the leading magazine for information professionals, helping its readers select and manage electronic information products.

9/01/02  
 
Computing Reviews Editors Begin Using Online System to Provide Faster Reviews, More Input and Real Time Editing
Today, Computing Reviews Editors began using the newly launched online Category Editor's Module, which allows them to edit and rate reviews, communicate with Reviewers, as well as assign and suggest items for review in an immediate time setting. The Category Editor's Module is part of Computing Reviews, the online resource for reviews of the best books and articles in computing literature, available for subscription at www.reviews.com...

6/09/02  
 
Computing Reviews Completes Successful Test Launch, Opens To Paid Subscribers
Today, Computing Reviews, the online resource for reviews of the best in computing literature, announced the completion of its beta testing period and will now begin accepting paid subscriptions. "Granting a period of free access was vital to the development of Computing Reviews," said Bruce Antelman, President of Reviews.com...

5/01/02  
 
Carol Hutchins Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Computing Reviews
Carol Hutchins, Head Librarian of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Library at New York University, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Computing Reviews, an online resource for reviews of the best in computing literature. Developed by Reviews.com and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Computing Reviews helps readers manage the large amount of new material published in computer science by pointing them to the best new journal articles and books and giving them a continually updated overview of the field...

3/20/02  
 
Computing Reviews Named Site of the Week by CMP's Information Week
Reviews.com is pleased to announce that Computing Reviews has been named Site of the Week by Information Week. Published by CMP, Information Week provides business technology professionals with new perspectives and in-depth analysis on the latest IT developments.

11/13/01  
 
ACM and Reviews.com Launch Gateway for the Best in Computing Literature at SLA 2001
Today, at the SLA's (Special Libraries Association) annual meeting in San Antonio, The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and reviews.com, a Silicon Valley based publisher of reviews on academic and professional content, announced the launch of computingreviews.com, an online resource for reviews on the best in computing literature...

6/10/01  

 

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