September, 2006 Archive

An Application Streaming Service for Mobile Handheld Devices

Joeng Kim, Ricardo Baratto, Jason Nieh Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2006), Chicago, IL, September 18-22, 2006, pp. 323-326 Abstract Mobile handheld devices such as PDAs and smartphones are increasingly being used by service providers to deliver application functionality similar to that found in traditional desktop comput- ing environments. However, these handheld applications can be …

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Highly Reliable Mobile Desktop Computing in Your Pocket

Shaya Potter, Jason Nieh Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Signature Conference on Software Technology and Applications (COMPSAC 2006), Chicago, IL, September 18-21, 2006, pp. 247-254 Abstract We present DeskPod, a portable system that provides a highly reliable desktop computing environment for mo- bile users by leveraging rapid improvements in capacity, cost, and size of portable storage devices. DeskPod en- …

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