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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 43 Issue 1, November 2010

Protein-to-protein interactions: Technologies, databases, and algorithms
Mario Cannataro, Pietro H. Guzzi, Pierangelo Veltri
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1824795.1824796

Studying proteins and their structures has an important role for understanding protein functionalities. Recently, due to important results obtained with proteomics, a great interest has been given to interactomics, that is, the study of...

A survey of confidential data storage and deletion methods
Sarah M. Diesburg, An-I Andy Wang
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1824795.1824797

As the amount of digital data grows, so does the theft of sensitive data through the loss or misplacement of laptops, thumb drives, external hard drives, and other electronic storage media. Sensitive data may also be leaked accidentally due to...

A taxonomy of sequential pattern mining algorithms
Nizar R. Mabroukeh, C. I. Ezeife
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1824795.1824798

Owing to important applications such as mining web page traversal sequences, many algorithms have been introduced in the area of sequential pattern mining over the last decade, most of which have also been modified to support concise...

Business process modeling languages: Sorting through the alphabet soup
Hafedh Mili, Guy Tremblay, Guitta Bou Jaoude, Éric Lefebvre, Lamia Elabed, Ghizlane El Boussaidi
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1824795.1824799

Requirements capture is arguably the most important step in software engineering, and yet the most difficult and the least formalized one [Phalp and Shepperd 2000]. Enterprises build information systems to support their business processes....

A survey on the design, applications, and enhancements of application-layer overlay networks
Jinu Kurian, Kamil Sarac
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1824795.1824800

This article presents a survey of recent advancements in application-layer overlay networks. Some of the most important applications that have been proposed for overlays include multicast, QoS support, denial-of-service (DoS) defense, and...