Helen M. Wood

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The widespread use of remote computer resources has made the problem of personal authentication most urgent. This paper examines the use of passwords for controlled access to these resources. Password techniques, ways of protecting passwords, and attendant cost considerations are discussed. Similarities between passwords and data encryption keys are noted(More)
Resistance to sterol 14 alpha-demethylase inhibitor (DMI) fungicides has been correlated with mutations in the CYP51 gene encoding the target enzyme eburicol 14 alpha-demethylase. CYP51 was isolated from the eyespot pathogen Tapesia yallundae revealing a predicted 526-amino acid product exhibiting homology to other fungal CYP51s. CYP51 was sequenced from(More)
The Federal HPCC Program is a 10-agency billion dollar per year effort to accelerate the development of high performance computing and communications technologies and the diffusion of these technologies to improve U.S. competitiveness and the well-being of citizens.
Networking affords a communications support mechanism among heterogeneous computers. It does not provide any means for alleviating the effects 'of differences across systems. As a result, network users are forced to resolve such differences; the resulting learning and programming burden inhibits effective utilization of networking capabilities to' achieve(More)
The Federal Government has been involved in computers since their beginnings. Accordingly, it has long been a significant source of job opportunities in the computer sciences. In addition, the Government has taken a stance in favor of both equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, and backed this position with laws and Executive orders. The(More)
When one takes a new job as a computer professional, ones initial performance appraisal may be lower than usual because of new skill requirements. But having identified these difficiencies and established a program to remedy them, subsequent appraisals should improve. Also, an attitude of professionalism makes a difference, since one who exhibits the traits(More)
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