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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 31 Issue 2, June 1999

Introduction to the electronic symposium on computer-supported cooperative work
Kevin L. Mills
Pages: 105-115
DOI: 10.1145/319806.319810
Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) holds great importance and promise for modern society. This paper provides an overview of seventeen papers comprising a symposium on CSCW. The overview also discusses some relationships among the...

Client-server computing in mobile environments
Jin Jing, Abdelsalam Sumi Helal, Ahmed Elmagarmid
Pages: 117-157
DOI: 10.1145/319806.319814
Recent advances in wireless data networking and portable information appliances have engendered a new paradigm of computing, called mobile computing, in which users carrying portable devices have access to data and information...

Comparison of access methods for time-evolving data
Betty Salzberg, Vassilis J. Tsotras
Pages: 158-221
DOI: 10.1145/319806.319816
This paper compares different indexing techniques proposed for supporting efficient access to temporal data. The comparison is based on a collection of important performance criteria, including the space consumed, update processing, and query...