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NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

Search Underway for Director of New Office of Data and Informatics
Release Date: 11/26/2013

The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) is seeking a highly experienced and self-motivated individual to lead the new Office of Data and … more

NIST to Host Symposium on 'Ontology Evaluation' May 2-3, 2013
Release Date: 04/17/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a symposium on how to develop and evaluate “ontologies”—formal, … more

NIST, Stanford Collaborate to Catalog Early Microcomputing Software Data
Release Date: 03/05/2013

When you hear the term “cultural heritage,” what springs to mind? The dramas of Tennessee Williams, the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe? Software … more

January 15-16 Cloud and Big Data Conference Video Available On Demand
Release Date: 02/20/2013

The January 15-16, 2013, Cloud Computing and Big Data Conference webinar video is now available on demand. This meeting, held at the National … more

Cloud Computing and Big Data Intersect at NIST, January 15-17
Release Date: 11/29/2012

Two major new technologies come together for the Cloud Computing and Big Data Workshop, hosted by the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Will Hold ‘Big Data’ Workshop June 13-14, 2012
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on the use of "big data" —a term referring to massive amounts of … more

Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new report* from the National Institute of Standards and … more

Text Retrieval Conference 2012 Seeks Information Retrieval Experts for Data Digging
Release Date: 01/10/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting the 21st annual Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), the premier experimental … more

Information Retrieval Research Conference Adds Tracks on Medical Records, Crowd-sourcing and Micro-blogging
Release Date: 02/15/2011

If you found this article through a search engine, you can thank an automated text retrieval system. For 20 years, the Text REtrieval Conference … more

July Workshop Devoted to Improving Usability of Health Care IT
Release Date: 05/25/2010

Improving the ease of use of information systems for the health care industry could significantly facilitate the adoption of technology that has … more

NIST Releases Successor to Venerable Handbook of Math Functions
Release Date: 05/11/2010

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- After a decade of preparation, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

March Workshop at NIST to Focus on Preserving Our Digital Data
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Experts on digital preservation are gathering at a workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md., … more

Upgraded Vulnerability Database Enables Advances in Security Automation
Release Date: 09/16/2008

Facilitating efforts to automate important computer security tasks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has upgraded the … more

Mass Spectrometry Methods Database Gets Major Update
Release Date: 05/25/2006

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently added 150 new methods—nicknamed "recipes"—to a database already … more

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