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      HomeWeb: An application framework for Web-based smart homes 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Trifa, V.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2011)
      Household appliances are being equipped with embedded micro-controllers and wireless transceivers, offering smart behavior. These augmented appliances form wireless networks and transform residential areas into smart homes. ...
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      HTTPStream platform – low latency data for the web 

      Tziakouris, M.; Evripidou, Paraskevas (2008)
      Timely delivery of information and live updates are of paramount importance in our connected society. Despite its tremendous penetration and wide acceptance, the Web failed to move to the next level and provide the means ...
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      An investigation of web crawler behavior: Characterization and metrics 

      Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Stassopoulou, Athena; Papageorgiou, Loizos (2005)
      In this paper, we present a characterization study of search-engine crawlers. For the purposes of our work, we use Web-server access logs from five academic sites in three different countries. Based on these logs, we analyze ...
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      IPMicra: An IP-address based location aware distributed web crawler 

      Papapetrou, Odysseas; Samaras, George S. (2004)
      Distributed crawling is able to overcome Important limitations of the traditional single-sourced web crawling systems. However, the optimal benefit of distributed crawling is usually limited to the sites hosting the crawlers, ...
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      Performance vs. freshness in web database applications 

      Papastavrou, Stavros; Chrysanthis, Panos K.; Samaras, George S. (2014)
      In this work, we present a novel approach for the efficient materialization of dynamic web pages in e-commerce applications such as an online retail store with millions of items, hundreds of HTTP requests per second and ...
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      Socially-Aware Multimedia Content Delivery for the Cloud 

      Kilanioti, Irene; Papadopoulos, George Angelos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
      Most Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are operated as a Software as a Service (SaaS): Many cloud providers build their custom CDNs to benefit from content users, as well as reduce demand on their own telecommunications ...
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      A Study on Workload Characterization for a Web Proxy Server 

      Pallis, George C.; Vakali, Athena I.; Angelis, Lefteris; Saïd Hacid, M. (2003)
      The popularity of the World-Wide-Web has increased dramatically in the past few years. Web proxy servers have an important role in reducing server loads, network traffic, and client request latencies. This paper presents ...
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      Web services -separation of concerns: Computation coordination communication 

      Limniotes, Theophilos A.; Papadopoulos, George Angelos; Arbab, Farhad (2004)
      The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of a new concept in component communication, expressed by the channel based coordination language called ρέω, in the coordination of Web Services. The role of ρέω is to ...
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      WebExpress: A client/intercept based system for optimizing Web browsing in a wireless environment 

      Housel, B. C.; Samaras, George S.; Lindquist, D. B. (1998)
      This paper describes an application model and software technology that makes it possible to run World Wide Web applications in wide area wireless networks. Web technology in conjunction with today's mobile devices (e.g., ...