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Sharing large data collections between mobile peers

Tripney, Brian Grieve and Foley, Christopher Eric and Gourlay, Richard Scott and Wilson, John (2009) Sharing large data collections between mobile peers. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia. ACM, New York, NY, pp. 321-325. ISBN 978-1-60558-659-5

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Abstract

New directions in the provision of end-user computing experiences mean that we need to determine the best way to share data between small mobile computing devices. Partitioning large structures so that they can be shared efficiently provides a basis for data-intensive applications on such platforms. In conjunction with such an approach, dictionary-based compression techniques provide additional benefits and help to prolong battery life.