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Internet Workloads: Measurement, Characterization, and Modeling
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Virgílio A.F. Almeida, Jussara M. Almeida
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 15-18
<p>Workload measurement, characterization, and modeling are key steps toward the design, planning, and management of both new and maturing Internet applications and services. However, the emergence of several new applications (such as online social n...
Capacity Planning: An Essential Tool for Managing Web Services
Found in: IT Professional
By Virgílio A.F. Almeida, Daniel A. Menascé
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 33-38
<p>Capacity planning addresses the unpredictable workload of an e-business to produce a competitive and cost-effective architecture and system.</p>
Characterizing On/Off Pattern of Broadband Internet Users
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Emanuel V. Valle, Humberto T. Marques Neto, Wagner Meira Jr., Virgílio A.F. Almeida
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 121-128
It is well known that the duration of Internet user's sessions grows with the increase of broadband Internet access. Nevertheless, it is still not clear how much their usage increases, that is, whether the user issues requests during the whole session or t...
Privacy Problems in the Online World
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Virgilio A.F. Almeida
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 4-6
Modern technology's benefits have accelerated our migration to social networking and other online activities. However, the confluence of the online world and life offline is imperfect, immature, and incomplete. People's habits, customs, and relationships a...
Understanding video interactions in youtube
Found in: Proceeding of the 16th ACM international conference on Multimedia (MM '08)
By Fabricio Benevenuto, Fernando Duarte, Jussara M. Almeida, Keith W. Ross, Tiago Rodrigues, Virgilio A.F. Almeida
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 40-42
This paper seeks understanding the user behavior in a social network created essentially by video interactions. We present a characterization of a social network created by the video interactions among users on YouTube, a popular social networking video sh...
Can complex network metrics predict the behavior of NBA teams?
Found in: Proceeding of the 14th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD '08)
By Antonio A.F. Loureiro, Pedro O.S. Vaz de Melo, Virgilio A.F. Almeida
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 5-6
The United States National Basketball Association (NBA) is one of the most popular sports league in the world and is well known for moving a millionary betting market that uses the countless statistical data generated after each game to feed the wagers. Th...