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Changes in Web client access patterns: Characteristics and caching implications
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We compare two measurements of Web client workloads separated in time by three years, both captured from the same computing facility at Boston University. Expand
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Opportunities for Crowdsourcing Research on Amazon Mechanical Turk
Many crowdsourcing studies have been conducted that utilize Amazon Mechanical Turk, a crowdsourcing marketplace platform. The Amazon Mechanical Turk team proposes that comprehensive studies in theExpand
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Nitrogen-isotope record of fluid-rock interactions in the Skiddaw Aureole and granite, English Lake District
Abstract The Skiddaw Granite and its contact metamorphic aureole in the English Lake District provide an excellent opportunity to test the capability of the N-isotope system to trace devolatilizationExpand
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Changes in Web Client Access Patterns
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BASIS TOKEN CONSISTENCY Extending and Evaluating a Novel Web Consistency Algorithm
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We propose definitions of consistency and coherence for web-like caching environments, and then present a novel web protocol we call “Basis Token Consistency” (BTC). Expand
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Safe compositional specification of networking systems
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We identify (and outline) a research agenda in which we aim to develop a <i>specification language</i> that is expressive enough to describe different components of a network service, and that will include type hierarchies inspired by type systems in general programming languages that enable the safe composition of software components. Expand
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Gendered or neutral?: considering the language of HCI
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In this paper, we present a Mechanical Turk study that explores how the most common words that have been used to refer to people in recent HCI literature are received by non-experts. Expand
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Metatation: Annotation as Implicit Interaction to Bridge Close and Distant Reading
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We present a study and subsequent tool design focused on leveraging a critic’s annotations as implicit interactions for initiating context-specific computational support that automatically searches external resources. Expand
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How to manage your inbox: is a once a day strategy best?
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A once a day email management strategy may be effective in reducing the total time spent dealing with email. Expand
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Safe Composition of Web Communication Protocols for Extensible Edge Services
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We show how SPIN, a tool from the formal systems verification community, can be used to quickly identify problematic behaviors of application-layer protocols with non-trivial communication models—such as HTTP with the addition of the 100 Continue mechanism. Expand
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