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Measurement Science for Complex Information Systems
Last Updated Date: 02/10/2016

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

Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

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

Data Science
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2016

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

Novel materials for enhancing spin information
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2016

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

NIST Randomness Beacon
Last Updated Date: 12/22/2015

NIST is implementing a source of public randomness. The service (at https://beacon.nist.gov/home ) uses two independent commercially available … more

Visualization
Last Updated Date: 12/21/2015

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

OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures
Last Updated Date: 12/03/2015

The OOF project seeks to provide flexible software for finite-element modeling the behavior of real microstructures, with meshes derived from … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2015

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

Interdisciplinary Projects
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2015

Some of the Multimodal Information Group's project areas span across multiple research areas within the group or to other groups in IAD. These … more

Machine Translation Program
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2015

The Multimodal Information Group's machine translation (MT) program includes several activities contributing to machine translation technology and … more

Enriching Silicon-28 to >99.9999% for Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2015

Within the field of quantum computing research, silicon wafers have been identified as a natural substrate on which to form qubits using gate … more

Metrology for Cardiac Leads
Last Updated Date: 10/15/2015

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

High-Speed Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

Today's economy relies on high-speed communications that ride fiber-optic networks, and PML physicists play a crucial role in providing the means … more

Lightweight Cryptography Project
Last Updated Date: 09/24/2015

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

National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN)
Last Updated Date: 09/23/2015

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