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MOBIQUITOUS
2008
IEEE
14 years 2 days ago
Exploiting Schelling behavior for improving data accessibility in mobile peer-to-peer networks
In 1969, Thomas Schelling proposed one of the most cited models in economics to explain how similar people (e.g. people with the same race, education, community) group together in...
Long Vu, Klara Nahrstedt, Matthias Hollick
WWW
2011
ACM
13 years 18 days ago
Low-infrastructure methods to improve internet access for mobile users in emerging regions
As information technology supports more aspects of modern life, digital access has become an important tool for developing regions to lift themselves from poverty. Though broadban...
Sibren Isaacman, Margaret Martonosi
MOBICOM
2004
ACM
13 years 11 months ago
Exploiting medium access diversity in rate adaptive wireless LANs
Recent years have seen the growing popularity of multi-rate wireless network devices (e.g., 802.11a cards) that can exploit variations in channel conditions and improve overall ne...
Zhengrong Ji, Yi Yang, Junlan Zhou, Mineo Takai, R...
MOBISYS
2007
ACM
14 years 5 months ago
Improving mobile database access over wide-area networks without degrading consistency
We report on the design, implementation, and evaluation of a system called Cedar that enables mobile database access with good performance over low-bandwidth networks. This is acc...
Niraj Tolia, Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Adam Wolbach
MOBISYS
2009
ACM
14 years 6 months ago
Predictive methods for improved vehicular WiFi access
With the proliferation of WiFi technology, many WiFi networks are accessible from vehicles on the road making vehicular WiFi access realistic. However, several challenges exist: l...
Pralhad Deshpande, Anand Kashyap, Chul Sung, Samir...