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IEEE Distributed Systems Online

Issue 12 • Date 2005

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  • Dependability in Grids

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (5)
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    The authors discuss why dependability is so important in Grid applications and demonstrate some of the work their team, the Distributed Systems and Services Group at the University of Leeds, is performing. View full abstract»

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  • Small Robots Team Up to Tackle Large Tasks

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 2
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    Swarm robotics, a subset of multiagent systems research, focuses on very large teams of small robots working together toward a common goal. The robots could eventually be engineered to nanoscale size, invisible to the human eye. View full abstract»

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  • Higher-ed networks begin circling the wagons [college network security]

    Publication Year: 2005
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    Ever since peer-to-peer file-sharing programs became popular in the late 1990s, college campuses have been perceived as a Wild West of profligate bandwidth use and lax security - a perfect digital incubator for viruses, spyware, and illegal downloads of copyright-protected material. Yet little hard data is available to help campus officials or their prospective government and enterprise partners p... View full abstract»

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  • In brief: IPv6 and distributed applications

    Publication Year: 2005
    Cited by:  Papers (4)
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    At different rates in different parts of the world, the next-generation Internet protocol, IPv6, is inching its way toward adoption. Asian countries are moving fastest, at least partly because their need for IPv6's expanded address space is greatest, but efforts in the US and Europe also signal that the protocol's detractors haven't stopped its progress. IPv6 got a boost from the US government in ... View full abstract»

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  • A bird's eye view of Web caching research [book review]

    Publication Year: 2005
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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  • Find, filter, and retrieve from the Web ocean [book review]

    Publication Year: 2005
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