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File popularity characterisation.

Roadknight, Chris and Marshall, Ian W. and Vearer, Debbie (2000) File popularity characterisation. ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, 27 (4). pp. 45-50.

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    Abstract

    A key determinant of the effectiveness of a web cache is the locality of the files requested. In the past this has been difficult to model, as locality appears to be cache specific. We show that locality can be characterised with a single parameter, which primarily varies with the topological position of the cache, and is largely independent of the culture of the cache users. Accurate cache models can therefore be built without any need to consider cultural effects that are hard to predict.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review
    Additional Information: © ACM, 2000.This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, {VOL27, ISSUE 4, (March 2000)} http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/346000.346014
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Measurement ; Performance ; Theory ; file popularity ; web caches
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
    ID Code: 27228
    Deposited By: Mrs Yaling Zhang
    Deposited On: 09 Oct 2009 09:27
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:40
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/27228

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