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Distributed Systems Online, IEEE

Issue 6 • Date June 2007

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  • Mobile Learning [Guest editor's introduction]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 1
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  • A Comparison of Presentation Methods for Reading on Mobile Phones

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 2
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    A study compares two methods of reading text-based content on mobile phones: traditional scroll-based reading and Rapid Serial Visual Presentation, which displays words rapidly in a sequence. University students used a prototype called Feedo to test both methods, and their reading comprehension, efficiency, and preference ratings were measured. The results show that efficiency increases with fast RSVP, comprehension is equal, and preference rating is lower than with self-paced scroll. View full abstract»

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  • Teaching Wireless Sensor Networks at the University of Melbourne

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 3
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    Wireless sensor networks attracted significant interest from both computer science academia and industry. The University of Melbourne's Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing program offers a related course, Sensor Networks and Applications. This course introduces students to WSNs, including network setup, data collection and processing, and software engineering. View full abstract»

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  • A Door to State-of-the-Art High-Performance Computing

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 4
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  • Manufacturing and Control: Putting Agents to Work

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 5
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  • Royalties and Taxes: Making Money on the Net

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 6
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