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Mobile Agents: Are They a Good Idea?
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In this paper we examine various arguments that have been adduced in favor of mobile agents, comparing the individual benefits they claim with alternative methods of achieving the same result, and also considering the overall benefit of a mobile agent framework for network services. Expand
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A Theory of Smart Cities
We entered the 21st century with a strong, global trend to increasing concentration of the population in relatively few, large cities. Large, dense cities can be highly productive, innovative, andExpand
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Itinerant Agents for Mobile Computing
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Describes a framework for itinerant agents that can be used to implement secure, remote applications in large, public networks such as the Internet or the IBM Global Network. Expand
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Instrumenting the planet
During the last 50 years, population growth, along with increasingly affluent societies, has resulted in a greater demand for our limited physical infrastructures and natural resources than everExpand
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Magnetic field dependence of 1/T1 of protons in tissue.
It is well established that the spin-lattice magnetic relaxation rate 1/T1 of solvent protons in homogeneous protein solutions increases dramatically as the magnetic field is reduced well below theExpand
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Investigating an approach for online reading assessment
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This qualitative research aims to explore alternatives to multiple-choice online reading comprehension tests which may have high construct validity, but which also have low ecological validity and negative backwash effects at the system level. Expand
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Alpha Services - An E x-periment in Developing Enterprise Applications
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The geographic placement of application function is determined by our attempts to optimize the costs of factors such as computation, storage, communication bandwidth, management and development. Expand
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