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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 34 Issue 2, June 2002

Reconfigurable computing: a survey of systems and software
Katherine Compton, Scott Hauck
Pages: 171-210
DOI: 10.1145/508352.508353
Due to its potential to greatly accelerate a wide variety of applications, reconfigurable computing has become a subject of a great deal of research. Its key feature is the ability to perform computations in hardware to increase performance, while...

A survey of methods for recovering quadrics in triangle meshes
Sylvain Petitjean
Pages: 211-262
DOI: 10.1145/508352.508354
In a variety of practical situations such as reverse engineering of boundary representation from depth maps of scanned objects, range data analysis, model-based recognition and algebraic surface design, there is a need to recover the shape of visible...

The state of the art in locally distributed Web-server systems
Valeria Cardellini, Emiliano Casalicchio, Michele Colajanni, Philip S. Yu
Pages: 263-311
DOI: 10.1145/508352.508355
The overall increase in traffic on the World Wide Web is augmenting user-perceived response times from popular Web sites, especially in conjunction with special events. System platforms that do not replicate information content cannot provide the...