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Special Section: Content management and delivery through P2P-based content networks

Giancarlo Fortino, Carlo Mastroianni, Giancarlo Fortino, Carlo Mastroianni
2009 Multiagent and Grid Systems  
They offer a very interesting and broad range of views on the actual use of peer-to-peer technologies for content distribution infrastructures.  ...  They can be considered as an extension and improvement of Content Distribution Networks that emerged previously as an innovative technology that can improve the efficiency of static, time-dependent and  ...  Beyond a common tit-for-tat strategy, peers that contribute more to content distribution are rewarded by additional robustness, as each connection can be used as a backup link in the reverse path.  ... 
doi:10.3233/mgs-2009-0123 fatcat:p2wzexjmqjbbxjfgxplqtldrlm

FTS improvements for LHC Run-3 and beyond

Andrea Manzi, Oliver Keeble, Maria Arsuaga Rios, Edward Karavakis, Aris Angelogiannopoulos
2019 Zenodo  
series of new developments and improvements has been planned and performed taking also into account the requirements from the experiments.  ...  The integration with OpenID Connect is also following the direction of the future Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) for WLCG experiments.  ...  11/04/2019 FTS improvements for LHC Run-3 and beyond 2 FTS • Distributes majority of LHC data across WLCG infrastructure • 7 WLCG and 13 non-WLCG instances •~25 Virtual Organisations •  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3599426 fatcat:bxn3f2ffubaytpbcvb6uamugzu

Slum Upgrading and Health Equity

Jason Corburn, Alice Sverdlik
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Slum upgrading is the process of delivering place-based environmental and social improvements to the urban poor, including land tenure, housing, infrastructure, employment, health services and political  ...  Informal settlement upgrading is widely recognized for enhancing shelter and promoting economic development, yet its potential to improve health equity is usually overlooked.  ...  Beginning in 1972, the World Bank launched urban upgrading projects to improve services, infrastructure and housing in hopes of reducing poverty and meeting basic needs [12] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14040342 pmid:28338613 pmcid:PMC5409543 fatcat:ql3jz3p7i5dxnhuqzjqkg2cozi

D10.1 – Optimization plan

Claudio Atzori, Paolo Manghi
2018 Zenodo  
WP10 focuses on activities regarding the optimization and upgrade of the current OpenAIRE TRL8 / TRL9 services in order to further improve the offer to OpenAIRE consumers, be them humans using the portal  ...  This document describes the action plan for the optimizations and upgrades to be introduced in the OpenAIRE technical services in OpenAIRE Advance.  ...  WP10 focuses on activities regarding the optimization and upgrade of the current OpenAIRE TRL8 / TRL9 services in order to further improve the offer to OpenAIRE consumers, be them humans using the portal  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3701414 fatcat:yishxbxe2ncvfpjljhwurhp6nu

ATLAS Nightly Build System Upgrade

G Dimitrov, E Obreshkov, B Simmons, A Undrus
2014 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
We will also outline our long-term plans for distributed nightly releases builds and testing.  ...  It brings modern database and web technologies into the Nightly System, improves monitoring of nightly build results, and provides new tools for offline release shifters.  ...  The author wishes to thank members of the ATLAS Software Infrastructure and Database teams for much valuable advice and useful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/513/5/052034 fatcat:nv3z764w4nchboohdbx6i2rj5y

Adoption and Diffusion of Digital Cable as Complementary Infrastructure for Content and Information Services

Claudia Loebbecke
2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
In this paper, we analyze the adoption and diffusion of digital cable for content and information services with a focus on the United States.  ...  The cable industry, traditionally a major segment of the video content services industry, is confronted with infrastructure alternatives.  ...  MULTIPLE SYSTEM OPERATORS AS INCUMBENTS IN THE MARKET FOR VIDEO CONTENT SERVICES In spite of technological improvements such as improved broadband connectivity to the home and augmented storage capacity  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/Loebbecke04 fatcat:7a6jejpvyvf6xb6mmsq6pgydzi

Medical school hotline: John A. Burns School of Medicine's Office of Information Technology--services beyond technical support

Kathleen Kihmm Connolly, Tracy Lum, Steven Chun, Henry Glaspie
2014 Hawai'i journal of medicine & public health  
Authors' Affiliations: -Office of Administration, Finance and Operations, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI (KKC) -Office of Information Technology, John A.  ...  This includes the development of applications to streamline and add efficiency, as well as, improve the infrastructure by increasing bandwidth and Internet connectivity both to and across locations outside  ...  As OIT moves into the future, information technology to support the education, research and infrastructure needs will continue to be a mission, with the aim to improve the current system.  ... 
pmid:24843839 pmcid:PMC4021733 fatcat:gk4i6kmcnnh2tmjiintjfcvxdu

Content Networking in the Mobile Internet [chapter]

Sudhir Dixit, Tao Wu
2005 Content Networking in the Mobile Internet  
improve user experience.  ...  , it is even more important to develop tools and techniques that will enhance the user experience with no or minimum requirements on upgrading network protocols and infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1002/047147827x.ch1 fatcat:f4b5p5c27ngqdglvkijugpucri

Analysis of Informal Urban Settlement Upgrading: The Case of Ng'ombe Slum Upgrading in Zambia

Jonathan Simbeya Mwamba, Zhenwei Peng
2020 Current Urban Studies  
The study recommends stakeholders incorporate common effective participatory informal settlement upgrading elements in future interventions to guarantee more equity and sustainability of upgrading initiatives  ...  Ng'ombe slum upgrading project in Lusaka, Zambia, is used as a case study to ascertain how these elements performed and assess their potential for replication in similar settings.  ...  Provision of social services and community infrastructure is commonly replicable and appears to be a favoured form of upgrading approach.  ... 
doi:10.4236/cus.2020.84028 fatcat:wsxgc2mhx5aqhmch2gl4bjic5q

EVOLVING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Ayub Hussein Shirandula
2015 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY  
As a consequence, this paper discusses the current physical infrastructure, broadband speed, and increasing bandwidth, that has lead to the transition of the television, radio broadcasting, and print media  ...  Location based services are expected to evolve through devices or objects with radio frequency identification (RFID) and Global Positioning System (GPS) connectivity.  ...  Consumers are creating, re-using, remixing and distributing content one-tomany and one-to-one. When and where content is viewed, is subject to personal preferences.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v14i8.1858 fatcat:lqhdltzxbbbrvniqjnfuedieeu

Preferences for Infrastructure and Determinants of Decision to Live in a Makeshift House in Informal Settlements

Eugene Ejike Ezebilo, Patrice Savadogo
2021 Economies  
The results show that all the residents would support the upgrade project and would pay for service charges associated with infrastructure and services provided by the project.  ...  This paper reports a study which examined informal settlement residents' preferences for infrastructure provided by an upgrade project and factors influencing their decision to live in a makeshift house  ...  We also thank all informal settlement residents and community leaders of the settlements who used their valuable time to attend the interview sessions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/economies9040183 fatcat:gryd6hlw6fhkrpm5z4iyscx53q

The Ngaanyatjarra Lands Telecommunications project: A quest for broadband in the Western Desert

Daniel Featherstone
2011 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This article was commissioned by Swinburne University as part of a research project 'Developing Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure: learning from Australia's national broadband network  ...  and appraisal of this article, and to Ngaanyatjarra Council, Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku and WA Government for the vision and determination to provide broadband communications into the Ngaanyatjarra Lands  ...  We developed relevant training resources, content and environment to ensure ownership, participation and sustainability beyond the life of the project.  ... 
doi:10.7790/tja.v61i1.186 fatcat:mhcnfm6flzhy3nehhsaym6cadu

Making Global Value Chains Work for Development [chapter]

Daria Taglioni, Deborah Winkler
2016 Making Global Value Chains Work for Development  
This potential gap illustrates the importance of embedding national GVC policies into a broader portfolio of policies aimed at upgrading skills, physical and regulatory infrastructure, and enhancing social  ...  From the policy maker perspective, the focus is on shifting and improving access to resources while also advancing development goals, and also on the question of whether entry into GVCs delivers labor-market-enhancing  ...  a country's competitiveness and performance potential in GVCs, and also provides policy guidance to make GVCs work for development.  ... 
doi:10.1596/978-1-4648-0157-0_fm fatcat:rlspu7gharflxkauni6yb7zmqm

Big Data Management in Earth Observation: The German satellite data archive at the German Aerospace Center

Stephan Kiemle, Katrin Molch, Stephan Schropp, Nicolas Weiland, Eberhard Mikusch
2016 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine  
Upcoming EO-mission PGSs benefit as much from the comprehensive expertise, close interaction, and integrated infrastructure as do in-house scientific application projects requiring access, processing,  ...  and archiving of large-volume EO data.  ...  The PSM component controls complex processing workflows and is used to set up and orchestrate distributed tasks and services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mgrs.2016.2541306 fatcat:ng2bohjq7ve65jepjkw43epd3i

Implications of Technology and Policy for Intelligent Network Research Priorities [chapter]

William H. Melody
1997 Intelligent Networks and Intelligence in Networks  
This will be associated with a shift in priorities to distributed networking, informationbased service development and a diversity of very specific new applications.  ...  The paper examines IN in the context of the evolution of convergence and the larger framework of information superhighway, infrastructure and society developments.  ...  of the upgraded information infrastructure must arise as a result of applications of new services throughout the economy and society.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35066-0_2 fatcat:ynoddd3po5hd3o52dmprxls7ry
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