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In this paper we focus on self-contention – contention between packets of the same transport layer connection along the path from source to destination. We observe that self-contention plays an important role in degrading TCP performance in multi-hop wireless networks and that the use of the popular IEEE 802.11 MAC protocol exacerbates self-contention. We(More)
A paper which contends that social media platforms should be embraced by Universities, as opposed to being regarded with fear or suspicion, as they offer an invaluable resource to not only enhance educational communications, but also to embed into day-today practice the reality that students are active co-producers of content, rather than passive(More)
EDITOR Herbert A. Weiss is a partner at Garganigo, Goldsmith & Weiss, based in New York and has been serving the immigrant community for thirty five years. He has practiced immigration law since his admission to the bar. He has been a member of the firm since 1979. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University (1973) and a Juris Doctor from(More)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Joel Stewart practices exclusively in the area of immigration law. Mr. Stewart specialized in Romance and Slavic Linguistics before receiving a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Russian. He is Past President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Immigration(More)
for his input on a draft of this document and continual wisdom regarding development. Most importantly, I would like to thank my advisor, Dr. Tom Payne, for his support on what once seemed like a small project. Over the past year the author has experimented with various approaches to Computer-Aided Assessment (CAA) ranging from custom shell-scripts for(More)
As the amount of available digitally encoded music increases, the challenges of organization and retrieval become paramount. In recent years, an active research community has embraced these challenges and made significant contributions in the problem space. This paper attempts to summarize the current conceptual state of music (as contrasted with the more(More)
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