Internet Research: Volume 11 Issue 1


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Measuring the mean Web page size and its compression to limit latency and improve download time

P. Destounis, J. Garofalakis, P. Kappos, J. Tzimas

Web traffic is doubling every year, according to recent global studies. The user needs more information from Web sites and wants to spend as little time for downloading as…

Dynamic Web pages: performance impact on Web servers

Bhupesh Kothari, Mark Claypool

The World Wide Web has experienced phenomenal growth over the past few years, placing heavy load on Web servers. Today’s Web servers also process an increasing number of requests…

Network quality of service monitoring for IP telephony

B.V. Ghita, S.M. Furnell, B.M. Lines, D. Le‐Foll, E.C. Ifeachor

This paper presents a non‐intrusive method of determining network performance parameters for voice packet flows within a Voice over IP, or Internet Telephony call. An advantage of…


An applet‐based anonymous distributed computing system

David Finkel, Craig E. Wills, Michael J. Ciaraldi, Kevin Amorin, Adam Covati, Michael Lee

Anonymous distributed computing systems consist of potentially millions of heterogeneous processing nodes connected by the global Internet. These nodes can be administered by…

Fenix – personalized information filtering system for WWW pages

Flávia Coimbra Delicato, Luci Pirmez, Luiz Fernando Rust da Costa Carmo

Nowadays the Internet offers a large amount of information to a wide range of users, making it difficult to deal with. The present work suggests the use of intelligent agents for…

Mobile agents applications

Rosane Maria Martins, Magali Ribeiro Chaves, Luci Pirmez, Luiz Fernando Rust da Costa Carmo

Automatic, autonomous browsing has an increasingly important task in information discovery and assisted browsing on the Internet. Where users could once keep up to date with…


Access control for agent‐based computing: a distributed approach

Nick Antonopoulos, Kyriakos Koukoumpetsos, Alex Shafarenko

The mobile software agent paradigm provides a generic, customisable foundation for the development of high performance distriubuted applications. An efficient, general‐purpose…

MOOsburg: multi‐user domain support for a community network

John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Philip L. Isenhour, Christina Van Metre, Wendy A. Schafer, Craig H. Ganoe

MOOsburg is a community‐oriented multi‐user domain. It was created to enrich the Blacksburg Electronic Village by providing real‐time, situated, interaction, and a place‐based…

The World Wide Web: a vehicle to develop interactive learning and teaching applications

Shicheng Tian

The paper is about how to use the World Wide Web (Web) for education. After a brief review of this area, the main issues regarding the use of Web for education are discussed…

Security of mobile agents on the Internet

Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Cesare Stefanelli

The Internet is an open and global programming environment where applications and services mostly follow the traditional client/server model. The use of new programming paradigms…

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