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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
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

Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

On August 27, 2004, the President signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), entitled "Policy for a Common Identification … more

Statistics for Bioassay Standard Development

In this project, we investigate appropriate uncertainty analysis and splicing algorithms for spectral data, especially fluorescence spectroscopy … more

Statistics for Ballistics Identification

NIST is making advances in the science and technology for identification of firearms and tool marks; SED provides statistical analyses and designs … more

Smart Grid Communication Networks

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

Precision Timing for Smart Grid Systems

This project aims to provide support to the power systems industry in developing test methods, tools, and performance characterization and metrics … more

Software
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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