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Distributed wisdom: analyzing distributed-system performance - latency vs. throughput

R. Friedman, E. Hadad
2006 IEEE Distributed Systems Online  
We never thought about it." You might be asking yourself what this anecdote has to do with modern distributed systems.  ...  For example, in the summer of 1997, one of us attended a talk by a founder and the CTO of a leading search engine.  ...  We never thought about it." You might be asking yourself what this anecdote has to do with modern distributed systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mdso.2006.2 fatcat:eq4ovpd7lnberhkb2w7jwr5lka

Azara: A New 32 bit RepRap with Improved Performance

A. Guerrero-de-Mier, M.M. Espinosa, M. Domínguez
2015 Procedia Engineering  
RepRap printers' firmware is based on 8 bits microcomputers, and an external computer is needed to process 3D models and send it to printers (by USB or SD card).  ...  We have built a RepRap variant (RepRap Azara) that doesn´t need external computer, using a 32 bit ARM microcomputer (Beaglebone) and developing software and firmware able to process 3D models and to communicate  ...  This initiative has achieved to design and build many 3D printers, published under the "Do It Yourself" philosophy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.487 fatcat:dzktojit25gvfouxn3twlzjtty

Situational awareness: Personalizing issue tracking systems

Olga Baysal, Reid Holmes, Michael W. Godfrey
2013 2013 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
Issue tracking systems play a central role in ongoing software development; they are used by developers to support collaborative bug fixing and the implementation of new features, but they are also used  ...  Most such systems are designed around the central metaphor of the "issue" (bug, defect, ticket, feature, etc.), yet increasingly this model seems ill fitted to the practical needs of growing software projects  ...  "He has a query that shows all his open review queue" (P16), "The review queues are very useful, he will check that every few days just to double check he didn't miss an email" (P8).  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2013.6606674 dblp:conf/icse/BaysalHG04 fatcat:c3pjbdrpofh5louewgawijg4jy

Advances in internet congestion control

Seungwan Ryu, Christopher Rump, Chunming Qiao
2003 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Finally, we list many open issues that persist in the design, operation, and control of the Internet.  ...  We describe many recently proposed algorithms to combat congestion and improve performance, particularly active queue management (AQM) algorithms such as random early detection (RED) and its variants.  ...  The design principle of TCP is "do not ask the network to do what you can do yourself" [42] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2003.5342228 fatcat:exp7fdhrkjcgzedqq3grbzesky

Activate this classroom at time now

Manuel D. Rossetti
1997 Proceedings of the 29th conference on Winter simulation - WSC '97  
These techniques recognize that the passive model of the typical college lecture does not work for many students.  ...  Instead, active and cooperative learning focuses on the premise that students learn best by doing and working with each other.  ...  In addition you have the information contained in Figure 1 . π 4 = 1− x 2 0 1 ∫ dx 1 1 0 Figure 1 Do not use books as a reference; however, do use your class notes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/268437.268787 fatcat:rhij3fjsl5bmtaofd3lkqnpiry

Fungi and Incompatibility in Fungi

JOHN WEBSTER
1966 Nature  
The theory is so highly developed that its sophistication has far outstripped its usefulness.  ...  This is surprising, if one remembers that queueing serves as a model for telephone traffic, breakdown repair, aircraft stacks, flight reservation, and many other situations in addition to the more obvious  ... 
doi:10.1038/212017b0 fatcat:6jadqgirszevfkfuz3fqnzi36e

Interview with Lauren K. Williams

ECA, University of Haifa
2021 Enumerative Combinatorics and Applications  
She is the 2016 winner of the Association for Women in Mathematics and Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory, and an invited speaker at the 2022 ICM.  ...  finite system with open boundaries, and developed further tableau combinatorics for this new model by introducing staircase tableaux.  ...  In short, the relevant particle model is the multispecies ASEP with open boundaries.  ... 
doi:10.54550/eca2022v2s3i12 fatcat:4hp3ydxkqza63lqbkhu7lno7lq

Irrationality and Cognition [chapter]

John L. Pollock
2008 Epistemology  
A consequence of this account is that a theory of rationality is a descriptive theory, describing contingent features of a cognitive architecture, and it forms the core of a general theory of "voluntary  ...  It can be perfectly rational for a reflexive cognizer to break these rules.  ...  Just why is it irrational to avoid thinking about possible problems for our theory? It is practical cognition that allows us to do this.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264933.003.0011 fatcat:hil2ic5w5jghzop5pgescdy2rm

The Debugging Mindset

Devon H. O'Dell
2017 Queue  
ACM gives us the resources, the access and the tools to invent the future. Join ACM today at acm.org/join BE CREATIVE. STAY CONNECTED. KEEP INVENTING.  ...  His experience over the past 15 years ranges from web applications to embedded systems firmware (and most areas in between).  ...  Mental models can be used to intuit the causes of some bugs, but for the more difficult problems, relying on the mental model to describe the problem is exactly the wrong thing to do: the mental model  ... 
doi:10.1145/3055301.3068754 fatcat:ek5hf3ljefgf3dmoe7jmrkno6q

Research and Reform of Data Structure Curriculum Base on Task-driven Approach

Dan-Dan LI, Li-Qin HU, Xue-Mei LIU
2017 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
base on task-driven , to the question of traditional teaching on data structure, which contribute to understand and master the methods of analyzing problem and solving problem, improve abilities of data modeling  ...  The objective of this lesson is: to patient wait management system as an example to let the students can use queue data structure to the actual problems, such as modeling, data mapping and algorithm design  ...  According to the analysis of the students, different groups (yourself) can be used to analyze the logical structure and storage structure to achieve, after the implementation, we can through the time complexity  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/mess2016/9658 fatcat:46sgek5hajdbvj33reojzcvwpe

Gratitude, resignation and the desire for dignity: lived experience of food charity recipients and their recommendations for improvement, Perth, Western Australia

Sue Booth, Andrea Begley, Bruce Mackintosh, Deborah Anne Kerr, Jonine Jancey, Martin Caraher, Jill Whelan, Christina Mary Pollard
2018 Public Health Nutrition  
Transcripts were thematically analysed using a phenomenological approach.SettingInterviews were conducted at two CFS in inner-city Perth.SubjectsFourteen adults.ResultsThe recipients' journeys to a reliance  ...  I can't afford to get sick at the moment, so like it's nice but don't do it to yourself … It's so easy to eat comfort food and it's great when you need comforting … but I've been feeling a bit sick so  ...  In-queue friction was de-escalated by those nearby and is consistent with queues as symbolising an embryonic social system with a set of norms for controlling conflict (40) .  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1368980018001428 pmid:29947318 fatcat:nvuajdhcwrctbn4obb5vc734pq

Understanding how community antiretroviral delivery influences engagement in HIV care: a qualitative assessment of the Centralised Chronic Medication Dispensing and Distribution programme in South Africa

Jienchi Dorward, Lindani Msimango, Andrew Gibbs, Hlengiwe Shozi, Sarah Tonkin-Crine, Gail Hayward, Christopher C Butler, Hope Ngobese, Paul K Drain, Nigel Garrett
2020 BMJ Open  
We analysed transcripts using deductive thematic analysis, with a framework informed by 'theories of practice', which highlights the materialities, competencies, meanings and other life practices that  ...  IntroductionProviding antiretroviral therapy (ART) for millions of people living with HIV requires efficient, client-centred models of differentiated ART delivery.  ...  "…because the time here (at clinic) clashes with my work time… When you come here (to the clinic) you do it for yourself and when you are at work you do it for the family, you see.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035412 pmid:32414827 fatcat:65opjldtbjd5pg4hm5ep2cdlem

Considering Time in Designing Large-Scale Systems for Scientific Computing

Nan-Chen Chen, Sarah Poon, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Cecilia R. Aragon
2016 Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing - CSCW '16  
Time as a metaphor is so pervasive in the discussions and valuation of computing within the HPC community that it is worthy of close study.  ...  generation of supercomputers is expected to utilize radically different computational paradigms, necessitating fundamental changes in how the community of scientific users will make the most efficient use  ...  Collaborations use models that encapsulate the physics of natural systems. This process is called simulation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2818048.2819988 dblp:conf/cscw/ChenPRA16 fatcat:xasd2shhfvf25js5o4o5xqmpty

The science in computer science

Peter J. Denning
2013 Communications of the ACM  
The theory of locality studied memory usage patterns of computations, and the theory of performance evaluation validated queueing network models for reliable performance predictions of computer systems  ...  In so doing, he echoes a lament uncovered in a 1995 study of software engineering literature. 10 Do enough of us know the experimental methods needed to do this consistently well?  ... 
doi:10.1145/2447976.2447988 fatcat:4sst43odpraf5gz5gxks2rttky

Networks: A [chapter]

Jean Walrand
2021 Probability in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
We explain some key results about queueing networks.Section 5.1 explores a model of how rumors spread in a social network. Epidemiologists use similar models to study the spread of viruses.  ...  We explore models of such propagations. The technology behind social networks is the internet where packets travel from queue to queue.  ...  To explore this question, let us go back to our model where each node listens only to its left-neighbor with probability p.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-49995-2_5 fatcat:n4cjdqbzrzfe3g3mnc3se3r4uu
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