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Advancing the state-of-the-art in IT in such applications as cyber security and biometrics, the National Institute of Standards and Technology 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.

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Programs and Projects
Lightweight Cryptography Project

NIST is investigating the need for lightweight cryptographic algorithms. This includes looking at applications that may require lightweight … more

Measurement Science for Complex Information Systems

This project aims to develop and evaluate a coherent set of methods to understand behavior in complex information systems, such as the Internet, … more

Software Performance Project

The mission of the Software Performance project is to strengthen the scientific foundations of software performance measurement ("metrology for … more

Design and Analysis of Key Comparisons

With the signing of the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) , National Metrology Institutes (NMI's) and Regional Metrology Organizations (RMO's) … more

An Alternative Approach to Mass Metrology

In anticipation of the redefinition of the kilogram and to avoid a parallel non-SI dissemination system for mass, an alternative approach to mass … more

Critical Current Metrology

The main focus of the project is to develop standard techniques for the measurement of critical current of high-temperature and low-temperature … more

Simulation tool for P25 ISSI protocols

The P25 ISSI Simulation Tool is designed to allow Public Safety users to analyze and to understand the behavior of the network when deploying the … more

RECIPE: REgression Confidence Intervals for PErcentiles

  RECIPE is a FORTRAN program for determining one-sided tolerance limits (in particular, A- and B-basis material property values) for regression … more

Seamless and Secure Mobility - Tools

A simulation platform based on NS-2 as been developed in order to leverage publicly available modules for several wireless and wired technologies. more

Video-based Automated System for Iris Recognition (VASIR)

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Network Modeling Software

This software is a set of NetworkX additions for the creation of graphs to model networks. Graphicality Testing -- This is a set of routines for … more

Extreme Winds and Wind Effects on Structures

The Building and Fire Research Laboratory has an established long-term collaboration with the NIST Statistical Engineering Division in the … more

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