Issue No. 03 - March (2006 vol. 39)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2006.101
Niraj Tolia , Carnegie Mellon University
David G. Andersen , Carnegie Mellon University
M. Satyanarayanan , Carnegie Mellon University
The adequacy of thin-client computing is highly variable and depends on both the application and the available network quality. For intensely interactive applications, a crisp user experience may be hard to guarantee. An alternative—stateless thick clients—preserves many of the benefits of thin-client computing but eliminates its acute sensitivity to network latency.
Thin-client computing, Stateless thick clients, Mobile devices
N. Tolia, M. Satyanarayanan and D. G. Andersen, "Quantifying Interactive User Experience on Thin Clients," in Computer, vol. 39, no. , pp. 46-52, 2006.