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Mobile Business, International Conference on (2005)
Sydney, Australia
July 11, 2005 to July 13, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2367-6
pp: 514-520
Richard S. L. Wu , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tharam S. Dillon , University of Technology Sydney
Allan K. Y. Wong , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
We propose the novel RTPD/MACSC dynamic cache size tuning approach to shorten the information retrieval roundtrip time by a SFF (small-form-factor) client in a pervasive computing environment. By itself the MACSC (model for adaptive cache size control) does not compensate for the ill effects due to the Internet traffic. In the proposed approach, however, the MACSC is enhanced with the real-time traffic pattern detection (RTPD) capability. With this support the MACSC tuner strives to maintain the given hit ratio as the minimum and reduces the amount of cyber foraging. In the process the MACSC component self-tunes its core point-estimate (PE) calculation to neutralize any ill effects of the traffic pattern currently detected and identified by the supporting RTPD capability.
MACSC, RTPD, pervasive information retrieval, dynamic cache size tuning, cyber foraging, wireless, surrogate, SFF device

T. S. Dillon, R. S. Wu and A. K. Wong, "RTPD/MACSC: A Novel Approach for Effective Pervasive Information Retrieval," International Conference on Mobile Business(ICMB), Sydney, NSW, 2005, pp. 514-520.
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