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ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2002

Literature-based discovery on the World Wide Web
Michael Gordon, Robert K. Lindsay, Weiguo Fan
Pages: 261-275
DOI: 10.1145/604596.604597
Previous research has shown that researchers can generate medical hypotheses by using computers to analyze several, seemingly unrelated, medical literatures. In this work we suggest broader application for the ideas of literature-based discovery....

The platform for privacy preference as a social protocol: An examination within the U.S. policy context
Harry Hochheiser
Pages: 276-306
DOI: 10.1145/604596.604598
As a "social protocol" aimed at providing a technological means to address concerns over Internet privacy, the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) has been controversial since its announcement in 1997. In the U.S., critics have decried P3P as an...

Affinity-based management of main memory database clusters
Minwen Ji
Pages: 307-339
DOI: 10.1145/604596.604599
We study management strategies for main memory database clusters that are interposed between Internet applications and back-end databases as content caches. The task of management is to allocate data across individual cache databases and to route...