Distributing private data in challenged network environments. / Haile, Yidnekachew; Reda, Azarias; Noble, Brian.

WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2010. p. 801-810.

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Distributing private data in challenged network environments. / Haile, Yidnekachew; Reda, Azarias; Noble, Brian.

WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2010. p. 801-810.

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Haile, Y, Reda, A & Noble, B 2010, Distributing private data in challenged network environments. in WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), pp. 801-810.

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Haile, Y., Reda, A., & Noble, B. (2010). Distributing private data in challenged network environments. In WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web (pp. 801-810). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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Haile Y, Reda A, Noble B. Distributing private data in challenged network environments. In WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2010. p. 801-810

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Haile, Yidnekachew ; Reda, Azarias ; Noble, Brian. / Distributing private data in challenged network environments. WWW '10: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2010. pp. 801-810

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abstract = "Developing countries face significant challenges in network access, making even simple network tasks unpleasant. Many standard techniques - caching and predictive prefetching - help somewhat, but provide little or no assistance for personal data that is needed only by a single user. Sulula addresses this problem by leveraging the near-ubiquity of cellular phones able to send and receive simple SMS messages. Rather than visit a kiosk and fetch data on demand - a tiresome process at best - users request a future visit. If capacity exists, the kiosk can schedule secure retrieval of that user's data, saving time and more efficiently utilizing the kiosk's limited connectivity. When the user arrives at a provisioned kiosk, she need only obtain the session key on-demand, and thereafter has instant access. In addition, Sulula allows users to schedule data uploads. Experimental results show significant gains for the end user, saving tens of minutes of time for a typical email/news reading session. We also describe a small, ongoing deployment in-country for proof-of-concept, lessons learned from that experience, and provide a discussion on pricing and marketplace issues that remain to be addressed to make the system viable for developing-world access.",
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