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2002
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Overcoming the Lack of Screen Space on Mobile Computers
One difficulty for interface design on mobile computers is lack of screen space caused by their small size. This paper describes a small pilot study and two formal experiments tha...
Stephen A. Brewster
PUC
2000
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Mobile Computers in a Community NHS Trust: Is this a Relevant Context and Environment for their Use?
This paper describes a case study in which mobile computers were used by a UK NHS Trust. The intention was to give clinicians access to up to date patient data enabling them to be...
Barbara McManus
OSDI
1994
ACM
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Storage Alternatives for Mobile Computers
Mobile computers such as notebooks, subnotebooks, and palmtops require low weight, low power consumption, and good interactive performance. These requirements impose many challeng...
Fred Douglis, Ramón Cáceres, M. Fran...
USENIX
2000
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Location-Aware Scheduling with Minimal Infrastructure
Mobile computers often benefit from software which adapts to their location. For example, a computer might be backed up when at the office, or the default printer might always be ...
John S. Heidemann, Dhaval Shah
SIGCOMM
1991
ACM
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IP-Based Protocols for Mobile Internetworking
We consider the problem of providing network access to hosts whose physical location changes with time. Such hosts cannot depend on traditional forms of network connectivity and r...
John Ioannidis, Dan Duchamp, Gerald Q. Maguire Jr.
ER
1998
Springer
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Rumor: Mobile Data Access Through Optimistic Peer-to-Peer Replication
1 Rumor is an optimistically replicated le system designed for use in mobile computers. Rumor uses a peer model that allows opportunistic update propagation among any sites replica...
Richard G. Guy, Peter L. Reiher, David Ratner, Mic...
PERCOM
2007
ACM
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Automatic Generation of Device User-Interfaces?
One of the visions of pervasive computing is using mobile computers to interact with networked devices. A question raised by this vision is: Should the userinterfaces of these dev...
Olufisayo Omojokun, Prasun Dewan
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