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Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications such as BitTorrent ignore traffic costs at ISPs and generate a large amount of cross-ISP traffic. As a result, ISPs often throttle BitTorrent traffic to control the cost. In this paper, we examine a new approach to enhance BitTorrent traffic locality, biased neighbor selection, in which a peer chooses the majority, but not(More)
Product or company names used in this set are for identification purposes only. Inclusion of the names of the products or companies does not indicate a claim of ownership by IGI Global of the trademark or registered trademark. Web 2.0-based E-learning : applying social informatics for tertiary teaching / Mark J.W. Lee and Catherine McLoughlin, editors. p.(More)
Cooperation Agency (Sida) has provided financial assistance for the publication of this bookle The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has provided financial assistance for the publication of this booklet.i The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has provided financial assistance for the publication of this(More)
Despite the evidence showing that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest incidence and prevalence of mental illness across the lifespan, and bear a disproportionate share of the burden of disease associated with mental disorder, their access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. A major factor contributing to this poor access(More)
BACKGROUND Young people in the Republic of Ireland do not have access to appropriate mental health services and supports, necessitating transformational change in delivery systems. AIMS Describe ongoing development and change efforts facilitated by Headstrong--The National Centre for Youth Mental Health. METHODS Discusses findings from a national needs(More)
This is one of a series of reports from the NCE-Telelearning project entitled Developing and Applying a Cost-Benefit Model for Assessing Telelearning. The project is federally funded by the Telelearning Networks of Centers of Excellence. Acknowledgments This is one of a series of reports from the NCE-Telelearning project entitled "Developing and Applying a(More)
'In Nigeria, over 50 million school-age children are undereducated. Only a handful of youths have used computers or know how to apply technology tools in their daily lives for learning and improving their communities. A few schools have one or two computers that are often not used because they are outdated or the teachers lack the adequate skills to utilize(More)