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ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS), Volume 5 Issue 2, July 2014

Section: Research Commentary

Building the Nation’s Cyber Security Workforce: Contributions from the CAE Colleges and Universities
S. E. Goodman
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2629636

This article presents a view of the necessary size and composition of the US national cyber security workforce, and considers some of the contributions that the government-designated Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) might make to it. Over the...

Section: Research Commentary

An Interactive, Web-Based High Performance Modeling Environment for Computational Epidemiology
Suruchi Deodhar, Keith R. Bisset, Jiangzhuo Chen, Yifei Ma, Madhav V. Marathe
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2629692

We present an integrated interactive modeling environment to support public health epidemiology. The environment combines a high resolution individual-based model with a user-friendly Web-based interface that allows analysts to access the models...

#swineflu: The Use of Twitter as an Early Warning and Risk Communication Tool in the 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic
Patty Kostkova, Martin Szomszor, Connie St. Louis
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2597892

The need to improve population monitoring and enhance surveillance of infectious diseases has never been more pressing. Factors such as air travel act as a catalyst in the spread of new and existing viruses. The unprecedented user-generated...

Stock Prediction by Searching for Similarities in Candlestick Charts
Chih-Fong Tsai, Zen-Yu Quan
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2591672

The aim of stock prediction is to effectively predict future stock market trends (or stock prices), which can lead to increased profit. One major stock analysis method is the use of candlestick charts. However, candlestick chart analysis has...