PROBLEM: High-tech piracy isn't limited to illegal downloads and knockoff DVDs: there are growing, multibillion-dollar gray and black markets for the microchips that run everything from video players to high-end weapons.
The annual CS Corporate Affiliates Meeting was held October 15–16, 2008, in Duncan Hall at Rice University. The meeting featured the following presentations:
In conjunction with the annual Corporate Affiliates Meeting, Rice Computer Science graduate students exhibit posters that represent their research. This year's competition included a new category—demonstrations. Congratulations to this year's winners:
Faculty, students, and staff gathered for the CS Holiday Party, which marked the end of the Fall 2008 semester.