Distributed and mobile computing

Michael Goodchild, Douglas M. Johnston, David J. Maguire, Valerian T. Noronha

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Abstract

Of course we are still some way from achieving this ideal, and it is still easier and cheaper to compute in the conventional manner at a desktop using only the data, software, and hardware present in the workstation. Wireless communication is still more expensive, and more constrained by bandwidth, at least in those areas of the developed world that are well served by copper and fiber. But the pace of change is rapid, and in some countries we are already approaching the point where the majority of telephone communication will be wireless.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science
PublisherCRC Press
Pages257-286
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038330
ISBN (Print)0849327288, 9780849327285
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Mobile computing
Distributed computer systems
communication
Communication
Telephone
hardware
copper
Copper
Hardware
Bandwidth
software
Fibers
fibre

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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Goodchild, M., Johnston, D. M., Maguire, D. J., & Noronha, V. T. (2004). Distributed and mobile computing. In A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science (pp. 257-286). CRC Press.

Distributed and mobile computing. / Goodchild, Michael; Johnston, Douglas M.; Maguire, David J.; Noronha, Valerian T.

A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science. CRC Press, 2004. p. 257-286.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Goodchild, M, Johnston, DM, Maguire, DJ & Noronha, VT 2004, Distributed and mobile computing. in A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science. CRC Press, pp. 257-286.
Goodchild M, Johnston DM, Maguire DJ, Noronha VT. Distributed and mobile computing. In A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science. CRC Press. 2004. p. 257-286
Goodchild, Michael ; Johnston, Douglas M. ; Maguire, David J. ; Noronha, Valerian T. / Distributed and mobile computing. A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science. CRC Press, 2004. pp. 257-286
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