Joel F. Bartlett

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Using the example of an electronic photo album, a novel user input method for digital appliances is introduced. Based on tilting and gesturing with the device, the Rock ’n’ Scroll input method is shown to be sufficient for scrolling, selection, and commanding an application without resorting to buttons, touch screens, spoken commands or other input methods.(More)
The Tandem NonStop System is a fault-tolerant [1], expandable, and distributed computer system designed expressly for online transaction processing. This paper describes the key primitives of the kernel of the operating system. The first section describes the basic hardware building blocks and introduces their software analogs: processes and messages. Using(More)
Many modern garbage collectors [4] recover space by copying. Using an initial "root" set of pointers which are stored in known locations, all accessible objects are copied into a "new space". Two of the attractive properties of such a collector are that it results in memory compaction and it can have a running time proportional to the amount of accessible(More)
T he advent of fast, power-thrifty microprocessors has made possible pocket-size computers with performance approaching that of desktop PCs. This new class of mobile computers enables applications and user-interface modalities not feasible with traditional personal digital assistants and cell phones, while placing new demands on batteries and power(More)
V.M. Abazov, B. Abbott, M. Abolins, B. S. Acharya, M. Adams, T. Adams, E. Aguilo, S. H. Ahn, M. Ahsan, G.D. Alexeev, G. Alkhazov, A. Alton,* G. Alverson, G.A. Alves, M. Anastasoaie, L. S. Ancu, T. Andeen, S. Anderson, M. S. Anzelc, M. Aoki, Y. Arnoud, M. Arov, M. Arthaud, A. Askew, B. Åsman, A. C. S. Assis Jesus, O. Atramentov, C. Avila, C. Ay, F. Badaud,(More)
The D0 Collaboration presents first evidence for the production of single top quarks at the Fermilab Tevatron pp[over ] collider. Using a 0.9 fb(-1) dataset, we apply a multivariate analysis to separate signal from background and measure sigma(pp[over ]-->tb+X,tqb+X)=4.9+/-1.4 pb. The probability to measure a cross section at this value or higher in the(More)
One of the most striking differences between any Lisp dialect and C++ is not the obvious syntax differences, but rather their opposing views on management of objects with indefinite extent. While Lisp systems automatically recover storage used by objects that are no longer needed by the program, C++ requires that the user explicitly delete the object in(More)
We report observation of the electroweak production of single top quarks in pp[over ] collisions at sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV based on 2.3 fb(-1) of data collected by the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. Using events containing an isolated electron or muon and missing transverse energy, together with jets originating from the fragmentation of b quarks,(More)
We present an observation for ZZ-->l+l-l'+l'- (l, l'=e or mu) production in p[over]p collisions at a center-of-mass energy of sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV. Using 1.7 fb(-1) of data collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider, we observe three candidate events with an expected background of 0.14(+0.03)_(-0.02) events. The significance of this(More)