Information Science News

05/10/2013 10:07:58
Douglas Smith
John Preskill, the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, is hooked on quanta.
06/26/2003 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have set a new Internet2 land speed record using the next-generation Interne

03/19/2003 08:00:00
Marcus Woo
Three Caltech undergrades competing in a computer programming contest.
03/18/2003 08:00:00
Caltech computer scientists have developed a new data transfer protocol for the Internet fast enough to download a full-length DVD movie in less than five seconds.

The protocol is called FAST, stand

03/03/2003 08:00:00
In an advance that holds promise for integrating previously disparate functions on a chip, applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have created a disk smaller than the diameter of
09/19/2002 07:00:00
Jill Perry

If one measures election success by equipment performance alone, Florida's push to get new voting equipment on-line for the 2002 election appears to have paid off. Compared with the performance of equipment in past Florida state primary elections, the new technologies for casting and counting ballots look like clear improvements according to experts at the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

07/15/2002 07:00:00
A new proferrorship: Kerry Vahala named the Ted and Ginger Jenkins Professorship in Information Science and Technology professor
09/05/2001 07:00:00
Caltech professor develops powerful technique for detailed 3-D computer graphics.
08/17/2001 07:00:00
Jill Perry
The California Institute of Technology will be a partner in the world's first multi-site supercomputing system, called a Distributed Terascale Facility (DTF).

The facility will be built and operated

09/13/2000 07:00:00
The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $5 million grant to the California Institute of Technology to create an institute devoted to quantum information science—a new field that could
10/08/1999 07:00:00
Robert Tindol
Rita Colwell, director of the National Science Foundation, will be keynote speaker during an October 27-28 symposium on information technology at the California Institute of Technology.
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