G. Winfield Treese

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AudioFile is a portable, device-independent, network-transparent system for computer audio systems. Similar to the X Window System, it provides an abstract interface with a simple network protocol to support a variety of audio hardware and multiple simultaneous clients. This report describes our approach to digital audio, the AudioFile protocol, the client(More)
We describe the first operational Internet payment switch that provides real-time authorization suitable for direct use by merchant servers. A payment switch is a server that creates digital representations of conventional financial instruments and forwards authentic payment orders on these instruments to their corresponding conventional financial networks(More)
Helping users learn the intricacies of UNIX<supscrpt>1</supscrpt>, particularly in a custom environment, is always a challenge. Helping thousands of users in an environment that is distributed both geographically and computationally is especially difficult. Project Athena has developed an &#8220;On-Line Consulting&#8221; system (OLC) that enables users to(More)
There is much discussion and debate about how to improve the security and privacy of mobile communication systems, both voice and data. Most proposals attempt to provide incremental improvements to systems that are deployed today. Indeed, only incremental improvements are possible, given the regulatory, technological, economic, and historical structure of(More)
The World-Wide Web has emerged as a primary means of sharing information on the Internet. It is also a powerful platform for building applications and tying together disparate data sources. As the Web has grown, the demand for security services has grown as well. New applications such as electronic commerce, business transactions, and internal information(More)
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