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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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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

Metrology for Cardiac Leads

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD), consisting of a pulse generator and conducting leads, deliver resynchonization therapy to the … more

Fingerprint Technology Testing for Identity Management

The long term goal of this project is to address fingerprint technology issues including: testing, fusion, and interoperability to support the … more

Speech Analytics

The Multimodal Information Group's speech analytics program has a long history of activities supporting the development of technologies that … 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

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

OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures

The OOF software provides a finite-element modeling capability to users in the field of materials science. It encapsulates advanced numerical … more

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