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This page provides an overview of 48 articles related to 'wireless', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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In telecommunications, wireless communication may be used to transfer information over short distances (a few meters as in television remote control) or long distances (thousands or millions of kilometers for radio communications). The term is often shortened to "wireless". It encompasses various types of fixed, mobile, and portable two-way radios, cellular telephones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and wireless networking. Other examples of wireless technology include GPS units, garage door openers and or garage doors, wireless computer mice, keyboards and headsets, satellite television and cordless telephones. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Wireless)

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Metadata related to 'wireless' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'wireless': 48 (2.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'wireless' across all Ariadne articles: 80
  • Average number of references to 'wireless' per Ariadne article: 1.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'wireless': 2000-03
  • Trending factor of 'wireless': 11.4 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'wireless':

  1. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. penny garrod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. sarah ormes (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Conference Review: M-Libraries 2, A Virtual Library in Everyone's Pocket

Martin White reviews the proceedings of a 2009 M-Libraries conference on mobile applications in libraries.

October 2010, issue65, review

Book Review: Website Optimization

Pete Cliff used to think 'Website Optimisation' simply meant compressing images and avoiding nested tables, but in this he book finds out how much more there is to it, even in the Age of Broadband.

October 2008, issue57, review

Book Review: University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a collection of essays that examine the transformation of academic libraries as they become part of digital learning environments.

March 2012, issue68, review

Book Review: The Virtual Reference Desk

Lina Coelho feels that digital reference has come of age and that this work is one of its adornments where reference information professionals are concerned.

April 2006, issue47, review

Book Review: Ambient Findability

Emma Tonkin reviews a book with interesting content despite a few rough edges.

October 2006, issue49, review

Beyond Email: Wikis, Blogs and Other Strange Beasts

Robert Bristow reports on a one-day workshop 'Beyond Email: Strategies for Collaborative Working and Learning in the 21st Century'.

January 2005, issue42, event report

Augmented Reality in Education: The SCARLET+ Experience

Laura Skilton, Matt Ramirez, Guyda Armstrong, Rose Lock, Jean Vacher and Marie-Therese Gramstadt describe augmented reality in education case studies from the University of Sussex and the University for the Creative Arts.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

An IMS Generator for the Masses

Kelvin Hai, David Palmer and Chris Dunlop of the MARTINI Project describe the architecture and operation of the Project-developed IMS Generator and show how its flexibility allows it to handle the diverse nature of data held by institutions.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

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