Quantifying Interactive User Experience on Thin Clients
IEEE Computer. March, 2006.
Niraj Tolia, David G. Andersen, and M. Satyanarayanan
School of Computer Science & Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
The adequacy of thin-client computing is highly variable and depends on both the application and the available network quality.For intensely interactive applications, a crisp user experience may be hard to guarantee. An alternative stateless thick clients preserves many of the benefits of thin-client computing but eliminates its acute sensitivity to network latency.
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