Category Archives: Computers

The Xen of Virtualization

Here is a short presentation about Xen hypervisor.

Barham, Paul, Boris Dragovic, Keir Fraser, Steven Hand, Tim Harris, Alex Ho, Rolf Neugebauer, Ian Pratt, and Andrew Warfield. “Xen and the art of virtualization.” In ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 164-177. ACM, 2003.

8th Frontiers of Information Technology Conference (FIT 2010)

8th Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2010) was held from December 21-23 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Here is  a presentation giving an overview about ICET 2010.

6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET’10)

6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET’10) was held from October 18-19 at FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NUCES), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Here is  a presentation giving an overview about ICET 2010.

International Multitopic Conference 2009

Watch out for International Multitopic Conference 2009 that is coming up in December and will be held in Islamabad. The call for papers is now closed, though.

Here is the except from the conference website:

The International Multitopic Conference 2009 (INMIC-2009) will be held in Islamabad, on 14-15 December 2009. It will be jointly organized by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, and University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, in association with IEEE Islamabad Section. Proceedings of INMIC 2009 conference will be published and the papers will also be available through IEEE Xplore ®.

IEEE INMIC is held every year and INMIC 2009 will be the 13th in the series. INMIC has become Pakistan’s flagship technical conference with a broad scope, thereby inviting interest of a large audience. The conference targets research presentations by academic and professional researchers, and also includes a series of tutorials, enabling participants to learn about the latest trends in technology. Research contributions are expected from the participants, covering various disciplines under IEEE’s domain, including technical papers, panel discussions, tutorials and project exhibitions.

Microsoft Digital Inclusion Roundtable

Microsoft Pakistan organised a Digital Inclusion Roundtable which was held on Wednesday, the 12th of March 2008 at Microsoft Islamabad Office. Among others Nasser Kettani, Director Strategic Relations – Microsoft Middle East & Africa, spoke about “Interoperability: Achieving Global Platform Inclusion” using XML-based document formats. Dr. Attash Durrani, Project Director – Center of Excellence for Urdu Informatics, National Language Authority, spoke about “Localization as a means to achieve Digital Inclusion”.

Here is  a presentation giving an overview about the topics discussed at Digital Inclusion Roundtable.