New Issue of IBM Journal of Research and Development Highlights Frontiers of Information Technology

Oct 18, 2011, 09:03 ET from IEEE

Celebrates 100th anniversary of IBM

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, announced that the September/October issue of IBM Journal of Research and Development, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), has been published and appears exclusively in the IEEE Xplore® digital library.

To commemorate this milestone, the issue includes a collection of technical essays that describe the current frontiers of information technology. IBM has always been a forward-looking company, and the issue covers a variety of cutting-edge information technology methods and how the technology will change in the future.

The September/October issue focuses on healthcare transformation, analytical methods, augmented reality, and social media.

Some of the areas covered are

  • speech recognition;
  • self-organizing systems;
  • quantum computing;
  • technologies for exascale computing systems;
  • determination of anomalies in information streams without predefined rules;
  • advances in cognitive process modeling.

IBM Journal of Research and Development is the #1 most-cited journal in computer science, hardware and software, according to the 2010 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports, released in June 2011.

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About IBM Journal of Research and Development
IBM Journal of Research & Development was launched in 1957 by Thomas J. Watson Jr., IBM president and CEO, who viewed it as "a strong indication of the increasing emphasis we at IBM want to place in the future on fundamental science and technology." In 1962, the IBM Systems Journal was added to report advances in software, software systems and services, and today has merged with IBM Journal of Research & Development.

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