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Using mobile phones to improve offline access to online information : distributed content delivery

Zhang, Jinglan, Geva, Shlomo, & Trotman, Andrew (2011) Using mobile phones to improve offline access to online information : distributed content delivery. In Ko, Franz & HER, Yong-sork (Eds.) Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Mobile IT Convergence, Gumi, Korea.

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Abstract

Mobile phones are now powerful and pervasive making them ideal information browsers. The Internet has revolutionized our lives and is a major knowledge sharing media. However, many mobile phone users cannot access the Internet (for financial or technical reasons) and so the mobile Internet has not been fully realized. We propose a novel content delivery network based on both a factual and speculative analysis of today’s technology and analyze its feasibility. If adopted people living in remote regions without Internet will be able to access essential (static) information with periodic updates.

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ID Code: 46892
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Mobile computing, content delivery, information access, knowledge dissemination
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Mobile Technologies (080502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Information Retrieval and Web Search (080704)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 AICIT.
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2011 15:51
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2011 20:59

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