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Intermediaries are software entities, deployed on hosts of the wireline and wireless network, that mediate the interaction between clients and servers of the World Wide Web. In this paper we present a survey of intermediaries, focusing on systems beyond simple caching proxies. We classify different intermediary systems into three categories, based on their functionality and focus: First, we investigate notification intermediaries, which are driven by end-user profiles and operate even in thedoi:10.1016/j.comnet.2004.02.008 fatcat:ecavuv2wkva3djzcom6jpoduoa