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MDM
2004
Springer
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Optimizing Data Placement over Wireless Broadcast Channel for Multi-Dimensional Range Query Processing
Data broadcasting is well known for its excellent scalability. Multi-dimensional range queries, such as spatial range queries of geographical information for location dependent se...
Jianting Zhang, Le Gruenwald
MDM
2004
Springer
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Mobile Agents: Can They Assist with Context Awareness?
This position paper argues that the mobile agents paradigm is a useful and important technology enabling pervasive and ubiquitous computing. Context awareness drives adaptability ...
Arkady B. Zaslavsky
MDM
2004
Springer
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Prediction-Based Strategies for Energy Saving in Object Tracking Sensor Networks
In order to fully realize the potential of sensor networks, energy awareness should be incorporated into every stage of the network design and operation. In this paper, we address...
Yingqi Xu, Julian Winter, Wang-Chien Lee
MDM
2004
Springer
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Opportunistic Resource Exchange in Inter-Vehicle Ad-Hoc Networks
In this paper we examine resource discovery in inter-vehicle ad-hoc networks in an urban area, where moving vehicles communicate with each other via short-range wireless transmiss...
Bo Xu, Aris M. Ouksel, Ouri Wolfson
MDM
2004
Springer
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Mobile Agents: Ten Reasons For Failure
Mobile agents have often been advocated as the solution to the problem of designing and implementing distributed applications in a dynamic environment. Mobile agents provide a ver...
Giovanni Vigna
MDM
2004
Springer
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Soft Handover in Terrestrial Broadcast Networks
The 3rd generation mobile cellular communication systems will provide highcapacity bandwidth, enabling rich media and even TV services to be accessible via mobile handheld devices...
Jani Väre, Matti Puputti
MDM
2004
Springer
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MobiVoD: A Video-on-Demand System Design for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
— We present a design for a system that provides video-on-demand (VOD) services to mobile ad hoc clients. Such a system allows the clients to access video information anytime any...
Duc A. Tran, Minh Le, Kien A. Hua
MDM
2004
Springer
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Cache-Miss-Initiated Prefetch in Mobile Environments
Prefetching has been widely used to improve system performance in mobile environments. Since prefetching consumes system resources, such as bandwidth and power, it is important to...
Hui Song, Guohong Cao
MDM
2004
Springer
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Mobile Agents: What about Them? Did They Deliver what They Promised? Are They Here to Stay?
Mobile Agents have brought around a new way to perform computations and develop distributed application and it is now struggling for a visible position in the area of distributed ...
George Samaras
MDM
2004
Springer
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Obstacles to the Adoption of Mobile Agents
The idea of mobile software agents has inspired many researchers ever since the term was coined probably by Jim White of General Magic around 1994, although the principal idea is ...
Volker Roth
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