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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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Smart Grid

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … more

Data Science

The NIST Information Access Division (IAD) initiated a Data Science Research Program (DSRP) aimed to advance the measurement science for big … 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

Novel materials for enhancing spin information

Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more

NIST Randomness Beacon

NIST is implementing a source of public randomness. The service (at ) uses two independent commercially available … more


  Visualization of scientific data can provide an understanding of the phenomenon or data being studied. Visualization can be approached in the … 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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