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IEEE Distributed Systems Online

Volume 9 Issue 10 • Oct. 2008

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  • New Wi-Fi Technology Racing Past Standards Process

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (5)
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    While the IEEE Task Group for the 802.11n network standard stalls on ratification, successful network deployments proceed apace, especially in universities. The IEEE 802.11n Task Group keeps pushing back the date for full ratification of the latest edition of the popular wireless network standard. The market, however, isn't waiting. Spearheaded by universities, the 802.11n technology has recently ... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed Computing Education, Part 4: Training Infrastructure

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 2
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    In the first article of this series, we identified the need for teaching environments that provide infrastructure to support education and training in distributed computing. Training infrastructure, or t-infrastructure, is analogous to the teaching laboratory in biology and is a vital tool for educators and students. In practice, t- infrastructure includes the computing equipment, digital communic... View full abstract»

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