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Information Technology

Overview

Advancing the state-of-the-art in IT in such applications as cyber security and biometrics, NIST accelerates the development and deployment of systems that are reliable, usable, interoperable, and secure; advances measurement science through innovations in mathematics, statistics, and computer science; and conducts research to develop the measurements and standards infrastructure for emerging information technologies and applications.

The Research

Projects & Programs

Health IT at NIST - Program Overview

Ongoing
NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance

Visualization

Ongoing
ITL researchers realize that visualization of scientific data can provide an understanding of the phenomenon or data being studied. Visualization can be

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News

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Trustworthy AI: A Q&A With NIST's Chuck Romine

Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to grow the economy and improve our lives, but with these benefits, it also brings new risks that society is grappling with. How can we be sure this new technology is not just innovative and helpful, but also trustworthy, unbiased, and resilient in the face of attack? We sat down with NIST Information Technology Lab Director Chuck Romine to learn how
Operating Envelope Specification supports automated driving safety measurement, key to testing and public acceptance of automated vehicles

NIST Proposes Operating Envelope Specification Concept to Support Automated Driving Safety

Updated standard enables translations between simulation of the overall system and simulations of physical interactions and signal flow

NIST Helps OMG Update a Simulations Standard, Improving System Engineering

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Spotlight: Solving a Pressing Puzzle With Cryptography Pro Angela Robinson

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Upcoming Events

TRECVID 2021

Tue, Dec 7 - Fri, Dec 10 2021
TRECVID is hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The workshop's goal is to encourage

SRE21 Workshop

Tue, Dec 14 - Thu, Dec 16 2021
Following the tradition of the prior SREs, the SRE21 workshop is a post-evaluation forum to present and discuss the NIST