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Challenges and business models for mobile location-based services and advertising
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Subhankar Dhar, Upkar Varshney, Upkar Varshney, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 121-128
Mobile advertising will become more pervasive and profitable, but not before addressing key technical and business challenges.
     
Mobile Payments
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:December 2002
pp. 120-121
No summary available.
 
Recent Advances in Wireless Networking
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 100-103
No summary available.
 
Recent Advances in Wired Networking
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:April 2000
pp. 107-109
No summary available.
 
A Smart Approach to Medication Management
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 71-76
Smart medication management systems can remotely monitor and regulate patients' prescription drug use, support communication with caregivers to improve scheduling and increase motivation, and generate context-aware reminders.
 
4G Wireless Networks
Found in: IT Professional
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 34-39
4G wireless networks are receiving a lot of attention from researchers, wireless carriers, device manufacturers, and mobile users. This survey compares the original vision with current 4G offerings and considers future prospects.
 
Business Models for Mobile Commerce Services: Requirements, Design, and the Future
Found in: IT Professional
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 48-55
Mobile-commerce (m-commerce) is generating considerable interest because of its potential for revolutionizing businesses, empowering consumers, and creating new and untapped consumer markets. This has led to the design and development of many new services,...
 
Improving Wireless Health Monitoring Using Incentive-Based Router Cooperation
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 56-62
Healthcare providers could use ad hoc networks to supplement the sometimes spotty and unreliable coverage of infrastructure-oriented wireless networks for patient monitoring. A proposed incentive-based approach encourages devices to cooperate as routers, s...
 
Supporting Group-Oriented Mobile Services Transactions
Found in: IT Professional
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 10-15
A middleware framework for wireless networks--including 3G/4G--provides solutions for managing transactions in group-oriented mobile services such as auctions, financial services, and multiparty interactive games.
 
A Framework for Transaction-Level Quality of Service for M-Commerce Applications
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
By Punit Ahluwalia, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 848-864
In the emerging wireless Internet environment involving m-commerce and other mobile applications, an increasing number of users are likely to adopt mobile transactions. These transactions may have very diverse requirements and some of them may require a si...
 
Managing Wireless Health Monitoring for Patients with Disabilities
Found in: IT Professional
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 12-16
A quality wireless health-monitoring system requires diverse quality-of-service levels, context awareness, and network traffic management.
 
Addressing Un-cooperation of Routers in Wireless Patient Monitoring
Found in: Computer-Based Medical Systems, IEEE Symposium on
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 512-517
Patient Monitoring using ad hoc networks has been proposed to overcome the coverage problems of infrastructure-oriented wireless networks, such as wireless LANs and cellular-oriented wireless networks. Although highly innovative and interesting solution to...
 
Enhancing Wireless Patient Monitoring by Integrating Stored and Live Patient Information
Found in: Computer-Based Medical Systems, IEEE Symposium on
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 501-506
Patient monitoring using wireless technologies has been considered for improving the quality of healthcare to an increased number of patients, including those suffering from physical and cognitive disabilities. For such patients, comprehensive and reliable...
 
A Framework for Managing Transactions in Group-Oriented Mobile Commerce Services
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 22b
The emerging group-oriented mobile commerce services are receiving a significant interest among researchers, developers, wireless service providers, and users. Some of these services, including mobile auctions, mobile financial services, and multi-party in...
   
Transmission of Emergency Messages in Wireless Patient Monitoring: Routing and Performance Evaluation
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 91a
Patient monitoring is becoming a requirement for offering a better healthcare to an increasing number of patients in nursing homes and hospitals. During the monitoring, vital signs of patients could fluctuate significantly and/or match certain undesirable ...
   
Vehicular Mobile Commerce
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:December 2004
pp. 116-118
No summary available.
 
Pervasive Healthcare
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:December 2003
pp. 138-140
<p>Wireless technologies can reduce medical costs and improve quality of service.</p>
 
The Status and Future of 802.11-Based WLANs
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:June 2003
pp. 102-105
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Multilevel Fault-tolerance for Designing Dependable Wireless Networks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Upkar Varshney, Alisha D. Malloy
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 308c
As wireless networks are increasingly deployed in the enterprise and other environments and such trends are expected to intensify with the emergence of high performance wireless networks, an important and emerging area of research is the dependability of w...
   
Multicast Support in Mobile Commerce Applications
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:February 2002
pp. 115-117
No summary available.
 
Improving the Dependability of Wireless Networks Using Design Techniques
Found in: Local Computer Networks, Annual IEEE Conference on
By Upkar Varshney, Alisha D. Malloy
Issue Date:November 2001
pp. 122
Network dependability is an important issue for service providers, vendors, and users. Although some work has been done in wireline networks for improving reliability, availability, and survivability aspects of network dependability, very little work has b...
 
Addressing Location Issues in Mobile Commerce
Found in: Local Computer Networks, Annual IEEE Conference on
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:November 2001
pp. 184
Mobile commerce is an emerging area involving applications, mobile devices, middleware, and wireless networks. The applications may include mobile financial services, user and location specific mobile advertising, mobile inventory management, wireless busi...
 
Mobile Commerce: A New Frontier
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney, Ronald J. Vetter, Ravi Kalakota
Issue Date:October 2000
pp. 32-38
<p>Electronic commerce continues to see phenomenal growth, but so far most e-commerce development involves wired infrastructures. The authors believe emerging wireless and mobile networks will provide new avenues for growth, creating new opportunitie...
 
Reliability and Survivability of Wireless and Mobile Networks
Found in: Computer
By Andrew P. Snow, Upkar Varshney, Alisha D. Malloy
Issue Date:July 2000
pp. 49-55
<p>The world is becoming more dependent on wireless and mobile services, but the ability of wireless network infrastructures to handle the growing demand is questionable. As wireless and mobile services grow, weaknesses in network infrastructures bec...
 
Connection Routing Schemes for Wireless ATM
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 8036
Wireless ATM, presents several interesting challenges such as managing an end-to-end ATM connection (using connection re-routing) and location management, handling high error rate performance of wireless links, maintaining the ATM cell sequence, and suppor...
   
Mobile Computing over the Internet
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 0042
There has been a trend to support 'computing on move' or mobile computing, where a user is free to roam and he or she still expects an uninterrupted access to the Internet. To support mobile computing over the Internet, two possible approaches can be consi...
   
Supporting Mobility with Wireless ATM
Found in: Computer
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 131-133
No summary available.
 
Designing ubiquitous computing environments to support work life balance
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Karlene C. Cousins, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 101-104
Greg Linden, Jason Hong, Michael Stonebraker, and Mark Guzdial discuss recommendation algorithms, online privacy, scientific databases, and programming in introductory computer science classes.
     
A product location framework for mobile commerce environment
Found in: Proceedings of the first international workshop on Mobile commerce
By Karlene Cousins, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 43-48
Recent advances in wireless networking, mobile technologies, and applications have led to the emergence of mobile commerce. As many of these applications require location tracking of products, users, and services, support for location management has become...
     
Location management support for mobile commerce applications
Found in: Proceedings of the first international workshop on Mobile commerce
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 1-6
Mobile commerce applications may include mobile financial services, user and location specific mobile advertising, mobile inventory management, wireless business re-engineering, and mobile interactive games. Mobile commerce applications may present many in...
     
Multicast over wireless networks
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 31-37
How to ensure the participation of mobile users (no matter how disruptive the circumstances), especially for mobile commerce applications distributed over multiple networks.
     
Voice over IP
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Andy Snow, Christi Howard, Matt McGivern, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 89-96
How can voice over the Internet claim a greater share of the worldwide phone market from the voice infrastructure dominated for more than 100 years by the public-switched telephone network?
     
Emerging mobile and wireless networks
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Ron Vetter, Upkar Varshney
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 73-81
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
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