March 10, 2016

MIT's Answer to Cutting Webpage Load Times? It's the Polaris Compression-Trumping Browser Framework

mitwebpageRather than using compression, MIT and Harvard researchers have adopted a different approach to cutting page load-times in their new Polaris browser tech.

Researchers at MIT say a framework they've developed for browsers can reduce page load-times by up to 34 percent and enhance data-compression techniques used in Chrome.

MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Harvard University researchers argue that the framework could, if adopted by browsers, make a significant contribution to existing compression-focused efforts to cut page load-times. Rather than using compression, their take is based on a new 'dependency tracker' called Scout...

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