Hedda R. Schmidtke

June 1, 2018
by hedda@uoregon.edu

Paper: “Is the Internet Spatial?”

Is the Internet Spatial? Given that electronic signals travel at the speed of light, spatial distance on the internet should play a negligible role. However, the economic success and importance of content distribution networks suggests otherwise.
A paper reporting on an experiment to answer this question is being published in the Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments. The answer is “yes”, opening new perspectives towards solutions simplifying and unifying a range of protocols.


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