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Improving User Relocatability, Practicality, and Deployment in the Web Stream Customizer System

  • Jesse Steinberg
  • Joseph Pasquale
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

We present improvements to a Web middleware system that supports flexible Web content and stream customizations such as filtering, compression, encryption, remote caching, and remote buffering, especially applicable for wireless Web access. The new extensions provide support for user relocation, and make the system more practical by emphasizing the use of a personal server for running customization modules and for maintaining user configuration and application data, in addition to the selected use of third party servers to bolster performance, increase fault tolerance, and satisfy special security requirements.

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Mobile Agent Simple Object Access Protocol Client Device Multimedia Streaming Mobile Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesse Steinberg
    • 1
  • Joseph Pasquale
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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