GloMop Reading Group Paper Summaries

  1. Malcolm McIlhagga, Ann Light and Ian Wakeman.  Towards a Design Methodology for Adaptive Applications.  Proc. ACM Mobicom 98.  AF
  2. Richard Han, Pravin Bhagwat, Richard LaMaire, Todd Mummert, Veronique Perret, Jim Rubas. Dynamic adaptation in an image transcoding proxy for Mobile WWW browsing. AF

Application Support

  1. B.R. Badrinath and Girish Welling, Event Delivery Abstractions for Mobile Computing . Rutgers Univ. TR #LCSR-TR-242. AF
  2. Anthony D. Joseph, Alan F. deLespinasse, Joshua A. Tauber, David K. Gifford, and M. Frans Kaashoek, ROVER: A Toolkit for Mobile Information Access. Proc. 15th SOSP, Dec. 1995. AF
  3. B.R. Badrinath and Tomasz Imielinsky, Mobile Wireless Computing: Challenges in Data Management. Rutgers U. internal. AF
  4. Sally Floyd, Van Jacobson, Steve McCanne, Ching-Gung Liu, Lixia Zhang, A Reliable Multicast Framework for Light-weight Sessions and Application Level Framing. Proc. SIGCOMM 95, Cambridge MA. AF
  5. Terri Watson, Wit: An Infrastructure for Wireless Palmtop Computing. Also some slides, and the position paper from 1994 Mobile Computing Systems and Applications workshop, Application Design for Wireless Computing. AF
  6. Charles Brooks, Murray S. Mazer, Scott Meeks, and Jim Miller. Application-Specific Proxy Servers as HTTP Stream Transducers. Proc. 4th Intl WWW Conference, Boston MA, Dec. 1995. AF

Proxied Architectures

  1. Timothy W. Bickmore and Bill N. Schilit, Digestor: Device-Independent Access To The World Wide Web. Submitted to WWW '97. SG
  2. Mika Liljeberg, Heikki Helin, Markku Kojo, and Kimmo Raatikainen, Enhanced Services for World Wide Web in Mobile WAN Environment. Univ. of Helsinki CS Tech Report C-1996-28; in Proc. IMAGE'COM 96, May 20-24, 1996, Bordeaux, France. AF
  3. Bruce Zenel, A Proxy-Based Filtering Mechanism for the Mobile Environment. PhD Thesis Proposal, Columbia Univ. CS Dept. AF
  4. Markku Kojo, Kimmo Raatikainen, and Timo Alanko. Connecting Mobile Workstations to the Internet over a Digvital Cellular Telephone Network. Univ. of Helsinki CS Dept., Internal Publication C-1994-39. AF
  5. David Tennenhouse and David Wetherall. Toward an Active Network Architecture. ACM SIGCOMM 96?, Computer Communication Review. AF
  6. IBM ARTour network middleware product overview. AF.


  1. Chad Yoshikawa, Brent Chun, Paul Eastham, Amin Vahdat, Tom Anderson, David Culler. Using Smart Clients to Build Scalable Services. Proc. 1997 Winter USENIX. AF
  2. Daniel Andresen, Tao Yang, Omer Egecioglu, Oscar H. Ibarra, and Terence R. Smith. Scalability Issues for High Performance Digital Libraries on the World Wide Web. UC Santa Barbara, Tech. Report TRCS96-03. AF
  3. Michael Mitzenmacher, How Useful is Old Information? (Submitted for publication.) AF

Mobility Awareness

  1. Bill N. Schilit, Marvin M. Theimer, and Brent B. Welch. Customizing Mobile Applications. Proc. USENIX Symposium on Mobile & Location-Independent Computing, August 1993. SG, 2/14
  2. Arup Acharya, Tomasz Imielinski, B.R. Badrinath, DATAMAN Project: Towards a Mosaic-Like Location-Dependant [sic] Information Service for Mobile Clients. AF
  3. Bill Schilit, Norman Adams, and Roy Want. Context-Aware Computing Applications. IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing, Dec. 1994. SG

Network Adaptivity and Performance

  1. Nigel Davies, Gordon S. Blair, Keith Cheverst and Adrian Friday. Supporting Adaptive Services in a Heterogeneous Mobile Environment. (Proceedings of ????) AF
  2. Brian D. Noble, Morgan Price, M. Satyanarayanan. A Programming Interface for Application-Aware Adaptation in Mobile Computing (Odyssey). Proc. 1995 USENIX Symposium on Mobile and Location-Independent Computing. AF
  3. Mark B. Abbott and Larry L. Peterson. Increasing Network Throughput by Integrating Protocol Layers. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 1(5), Oct. 1993. AF
  4. Samrat Bhattacharjee, Kenneth L. Calvert, Ellen W. Zegura. On Active Networking and Congestion. Technical Report GIT-CC-96/02, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. AF
  5. Peter Druschel and Gaurav Banga. Lazy Receiver Processing: A Network Subsystem Architecture for Server Systems. Proc. OSDI 96. AF
  6. R.C. Durst, G.J. Miller, E.J. Travis. TCP Extensions for Space Communication. Proc. ACM Mobicom 96. AF
  7. Puneet Sharma, Deborah Estrin, Sally Floyd, Van Jacobson, Scalable Timers for Soft State Protocols. (Available from the LBL papers page) AF



  1. Steve Glassman. A Caching Relay for the World Wide Web. DEC SRC, appears in Proc. ???. AF
  2. Mark E. Crovella and Azer Bestavros. Explaining World Wide Web Traffic Self-Similarity. CS Department, Boston University. Technical Report TR-95-015, to appear in SIGMETRICS '96. SG
  3. Azer Bestavros. Using Speculation to Reduce Server Load and Service Time on the WWW. CS Department, Boston Univ. AF
  4. Anawat Chankhunthod, Peter Danzig, Chuck Neerdaels, Michael Schwartz, Kurt Worrell. A Hierarchical Internet Object Cache. Description of the HARVEST system; AF extracts some lessons learned.
  5. Charles Brooks, W. Scott Meeks, Murray S. Mazer. An Architecture for Supporting Quasi-Agent Entities in the WWW. Proc. Intelligent Agents Workshop of the Conf. on Info. and Knowledge Mgmt., Dec. 1995. AF
  6. H.F. Nielsen et al., Network Performance Effects of HTTP/1.1, CSS1, and PNG. W3C Note, 14 Feb 1997. AF


  1. Bill Doster and Jim Rees. Third Party Authentication in the Institutional File System. CITI Technical Report 92-1 SG
  2. Steve Bellovin and Michael Merritt. Limitations of the Kerberos Authentication System. USENIX Winter Conference, 1991, Dallas TX. AF

Other Stuff

  1. J.M. Danskin, G.M. Davis, X. Song, Fast Lossy Internet Image Transmission. AF Proc. ACM Multimedia '95. DG, 2/14
  2. Joel F. Bartlett. Experience with a Wireless World Wide Web Client. IEEE Spring COMPCON 95, San Francisco, March 5-9, 1995. AF
  3. Charles A. Eldering, Nageen Himayat, and Floyd M. Gardner. CATV Return Path Characterization for Reliable Communications. IEEE Communications Magazine, August 1995. AF
  4. Andrew Paff. Hybrid Fiber/Coax in the Public Telecommunications Infrastructure. IEEE Communications Magazine, April 1995. AF

Papers To Be Read