|Topic number||Group |
|Emerging technologies (pick one, or request that a new one be approved):
|Comparitive analysis of the SEMANTICS of scripting languages, considering AT LEAST, the following:
|Critique of any set of related papers (ie, a single topic) from IEEE Computer magazine.|
|Study of processor family evolution (Intel, AMD) (how and why they changed).|
|Comparison of processor families (Intel vs AMD), not just features, but architectural differences (buses, cache operation,etc).|
|Comparison of GPU families and technologies(nVidia vs ATI) at SAME level of DirectX – NOT just features of each|
|Comparison of O/S’s (Windows vs. Linux vs. Mac OS/X, Symbian, etc.) including paging, scheduling, I/O management.
Do NOT include graphical interfaces. This is NOT to be a "list of features".
|Comparison of programming languages based on suitability for specific applications (e.g.; why Prolog is better in some situations, etc.)|
|Discussion of graphics technologies, including shadowing, anti-aliasing, MMX, etc.
Explain what they are and how they work.