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  Leiden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The population of Leiden which, it is estimated, reached 100,000 in 1640, had sunk to 30,000 between 1796 and 1811, and in 1904 was 56,044.
The two branches of the Rhine which enter Leiden on the east unite in the centre of the town, which is further intersected by numerous small and sombre canals, with tree-bordered quays and old houses.
Leiden is an ancient town, although it is not the Lugdunum Batavorum of the Romans.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/l/le/leiden.html   (1050 words)

  
 Leiden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leiden's medieval name was Leithen, and it was governed until 1420 by burgraves, the representatives of the courts of Holland.
Leiden is also known as one of the places where some of the Pilgrim Fathers lived for a time in the early 17th century before their departure to the New World.
Of the numerous churches Leiden counts the chief are the Hooglandsche Kerk, or the church of St Pancras, built in the 15th century, containing the monument of Pieter Adriaanszoon van der Werff, and the Pieterskerk (church of St Peter (1315) with monuments to Scaliger, Boerhaave and other famous scholars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leiden   (1415 words)

  
 Wireless community network
Wireless community networks are the largely hobbyist-led development of interlinked computer network s using wireless LAN technologies, taking advantage of the recent development of cheap, standardised 802.11b (Wi-Fi) devices to build growing clusters of linked, citywide networks.
These projects are in many senses an evolution of amateur radio and, more specifically packet radio, as well as an outgrowth of the free software community (which in itself substantially overlaps with amateur radio), and share their freewheeling, experimental, adaptable culture.
The key to using standard wireless networking devices designed for short-range use for multi-kilometre linkups is the use of high-gain antennas.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Wireless_community_network.html   (830 words)

  
 Leyden. Who is Leyden? What is Leyden? Where is Leyden? Definition of Leyden. Meaning of Leyden.
On the south side of the town pleasant gardens extend along the old Singel, or outer canal, and there is a large open space, the Van der Werf Park, named after the burgomaster, Pieter Andriaanszoon van der Werf, who defended the town against the Spaniards in 1574.
Noteworthy also are the collection of the Society of Dutch Literature (1766); the collections of casts and of engravings; the seamen's training school; the Remonstrant seminary, transferred hither from Amsterdam in 1873; the two hospitals (one of which is private); the house of correction; and the court-house.
Leiden Lammenschans (ldl): [ 7 ], to ledn, apn
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Leyden   (960 words)

  
 CeTIM.org : About: News
Wireless Leiden is a WIFI (802.11b) network that covers the entire city of Leiden and a rapidly growing area around.
Wireless Leiden is a radical innovation in that it is a fully independent network of cooperating (federated) nodes without Internet provider.
Wireless Leiden therefore is as well a living laboratory for research on innovation and virtual organisations.
portal.cetim.org /p_1_news.php?art=56&old=1   (325 words)

  
 andrewsinclair.org: Wireless Leiden
Wireless internet, besides being convenient and (lets admit it) really cool, also has another huge advantage over wires: it’s cheap.
The affordability of wireless internet enables access to spread to areas where it was otherwise financially prohibited.
Imagine a non-profit organization seeking to harness wireless technology to connect an entire city to the internet at little or no cost to the users.
andrewsinclair.org /archive/wireless_leiden.htm   (214 words)

  
 patrickWeb
Wireless communities are popping up all over the world -- it is not an American phenomenon.
The resulting city-wide wireless networks are open to, and maintained by, the public.
Speaking of Europe, I also learned from Anders about an enthusiastic group of volunteers who have started ' Wireless Leiden ', a project to build a WiFi network for the citizens of Leiden, a moderate-sized town in the west of the Netherlands.
patrickweb.com /reflections/wifi_europe_2.html   (249 words)

  
 Leiden - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On the south side of the town, gardens extend along the old Singel, or outer canal, and there is a large open space, the Van der Werff Park, named after the burgomaster, Pieter Andriaanszoon van der Werff, who defended the town against the Spaniards in 1574.
Leiden is also notable as one of the places where some of the 'Pilgrim Fathers' lived for a time in the early 17th century before departure for the new world.
Leiden Lammenschans (ldl): [7] (http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/bhftafel.exe/en?evaId=8400384), to ledn (http://www.ns.nl/vertrekstaten/ldl0.pdf), apn (http://www.ns.nl/vertrekstaten/ldl1.pdf)
www.free-definition.com /Leiden.html   (1135 words)

  
 WirelessLeiden.NL
Wireless Leiden Foundation : The Wireless Leiden Foundation has build one of the largest, non-profit wireless networks in the world, covering the City of Leyden, The Netherlands and the region, on a cooperative basis.
Wireless Leiden Foundation www.wirelessleiden.nl The Wireless Leiden Foundation is building an inexpensive, fast, wireless network for Leiden and the surrounding area, on a co-operative basis.
Wireless Leiden is a non-profit organisation aiming at the infrastructure and not at providing services.
www.wirelessleiden.nl /english/pressreleases.shtml   (2875 words)

  
 [ptp-general] Wireless Leiden announces ISP over community wireless network.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is proof of the Seattle Wireless model where you build a public network and then route commercial traffic over it for the benifit of everyone.
The Wireless Leiden Foundation is also very pleased with the partnership.
Wireless Leiden is a non-profit organisation focused on infrastructure rather than services.
lists.personaltelco.net /pipermail/general/2003q1/011381.html   (468 words)

  
 WirelessLeiden.NL
Wireless Leiden is a non-profit organisation, operating completely with professional volunteers and aiming at infrastructure and not services.
The Wireless Leiden Foundation has established a fast, open and inexpensive wireless community network for the Dutch city of Leiden and surrounding villages.
However, the offices can become interconnected via the Wireless Leiden network, and not only that, they are also connected to many other locations in town.
www.wirelessleiden.nl /english   (1032 words)

  
 Airhive - Content   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Air.net.au The Canberra Wireless network is an effort by a bunch of Linux enthusiasts to build a high-speed wireless network in some parts of Canberra..
Austin Wireless Austin Wirelss Group Bring together like minded folks to discuss and brainstorm on ideas regarding future direction, and network methodology, and set up a fully operational network maintained by and for the community..
Wireless Ecadamy the natural resource for everything concerned with wireless and mobility.
www.airhive.net /modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=10   (1863 words)

  
 Leiden - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A team of scientists from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands studied Pundamilia (formerly Haplochromis) nyererei in aquaria and in the field to test...
Based in Leiden, The Netherlands, Act-3D was founded in July 2000 and is becoming one of the leading names in real-time virtual-reality application development...
Dutch surgeons at Leiden University have saved the fertility of a woman undergoing cancer treatment by transplanting her ovary into her arm.
news.daylightonline.com /2003/Leiden.html   (3707 words)

  
 Wi-Fi - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Newer wireless solutions are slowly providing support for the superior WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) protocol (a preliminary implementation of the 802.11i protocol), though many systems still employ WEP.
Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance (formerly the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance), the trade organization that tests and certifies equipment compliance with the 802.11x standards.
Many users of wireless networks won't even realize they are "trespassing" since the drivers on their laptops automatically seek out the nearest access point.
www.free-definition.com /WiFi.html   (1442 words)

  
 oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide, First Edition
Not many books on wireless networks offer the level of accuracy and practical approach as does this book.
However, Gast does a wonderful job writing about wireless Ethernet in a way that is not only 'not boring,' but actually interesting.
This is due to his expertise with the subject matter and the many real-world scenarios that he shares...Overall, '802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide' is an excellent guide for any network administrator or architect who needs to understand the ins and outs of 802.11 networking.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/802dot11/reviews.html   (910 words)

  
 WirelessLeiden.NL
Wireless Leiden zou heel goed een fietskarretje met een mobiele node kunnen gebruiken, voor demonstraties en voorlichting en voor het verslaan van evenementen in de stad.
Door een goede samenwerking tussen Wireless Leiden en Wireless Rijnwoude is het dit jaar mogelijk op het trekkertrek festival in Kouderkerk a/d Rijn verbinding te maken met draadloze netwerk van de regio.
Wireless Rijnwoude heeft op een van de torens op het terrein een node geplaats die verbonden is met het wireless Leiden netwerk.
www.wirelessleiden.nl   (232 words)

  
 SANE 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this course you will learn how to design a network layout using various wireless network technologies, how to deploy and how to use the network safely.
Nowadays he is employed as head of information technology of the Leiden Cytology and Pathology labs, where he does UNIX system administration and applied research in image analysis and neural networks.
Besides that he is one of the tech gurus at Wireless Leiden, the leading wireless community in the Netherlands and he has his own consultancy company: Xlexit.
www.nluug.nl /events/sane2004/abstracts/ab.html?id=151   (215 words)

  
 "Wiring" a whole city on wireless (Anders Jacobsen's blog)
Adam Curry reports that a non-profit organization in Dutch university town Leiden is setting up a wireless infrastructure, city wide...:
An enthousiastic group of volunteers, 'Wireless Leiden', is building a computer network for the citizens of Leiden, A moderate-sized town in the west of the Netherlands.
In order to accomplish this 'Wireless Leiden' is looking for tall buildings throughout the city and suburbs.
www.jacobsen.no /anders/blog/archives/2002/09/01/wiring_a_whole_city_on_wireless.html   (202 words)

  
 Home - Wireless Leiden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wireless Leiden builds a wireless network in Leiden, the Netherlands.
We are installing the basic network infrastructure and have some 50 interconnected nodes throughout Leiden covering about threequarters of the city and surrounding villages.
Uitsluiting aansprakelijkheid De Stichting Wireless Leiden, noch de bestuursleden, noch personen die op een of andere manier betrokken zijn bij de Stichting zijn aansprakelijk voor schade in welke vorm dan ook voortvloeiend of verbandhoudend met de informatie op deze website.
wiki.wirelessleiden.nl   (455 words)

  
 Leiden - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Abuzaid fled Egypt in 1995 for Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Miss Morton Christin Leiden, 20 and Hughes, 20, are natives of Scott County, with Leiden being from Forest and Hughes of Morton.
In Leiden in the Netherlands, a non profit called the Wireless Leiden Foundation is "unwiring" the whole city, while in London, a place where wireless...
news.daylightonline.com /Leiden.html   (7424 words)

  
 Expatica - Living in, moving to, or working in the Netherlands, plus Dutch news in English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Leiden region will soon have the largest free, wireless computer network in the Netherlands as Wireless Leiden links its system to those of foundations working for
This means that users in the region will be able to communicate with others for free in the entire region.
The present Leiden network is already one of the world's largest.
www.expatica.com /source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=19&story_id=14464&name=Dutch+news+in+brief,+29+November+2004+   (667 words)

  
 free wireless internet access Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wireless Leiden (Leiden, The Netherlands) Are you a member of a Free Network or a supporting organization that...
Logan International Airport is trying to block Continental Airlines Inc. from providing free wireless Internet access to its frequent fliers -- a service for which the airport charges a daily $7.95 fee -- calling it a threat to safety and security.
Whether you are cashless in line or want to go wireless at mealtime, fast food icon Krystal is serving up big convenience with its signature big taste food just for you.
freeinternetinformation.com /internet/free-wireless-internet-access.html   (735 words)

  
 wifi information site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wi-Fi (or Wi-fi, WiFi, Wifi, wifi), short for "Wireless Fidelity", is a set of standards for wireless local area networks (WLAN) currently based on the IEEE 802.11 specifications.
New standards beyond the 802.11 specifications, such as 802.16 are currently in the works, they offer many enhancements, anywhere from longer range to greater transfer speeds.
Many operators are now selling mobile internet products that link cellular wireless and Wi-Fi radio system in a more or less transparent way to take advantage of the benefits of both systems.
www.mistyped.info /wifi.htm   (1606 words)

  
 links [MIT Roofnet]
For more information about mesh networking research, see the Mesh Networking Summit 2004 site for videos and a rough list of academic research projects in progress.
Wireless Leiden : A point-to-point wireless network covering the Dutch city of Leiden.
CU Wireless : Champaign-Urbana wireless are developing a test-bed and software around a link-state based routing protocol which uses ETX.
pdos.csail.mit.edu /roofnet/doku.php?id=links   (333 words)

  
 voip wireless Free Cellular Wireless Phone - US, Canada United Kingdom - vwirelessphone.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The CWNP Program is the industry standard for wireless LAN training and certification.
These levels allow students to pursue as much knowledge about wireless networking as they need, including the critical area of wireless security.
NC State is always in the process of improving its already highly advanced network.
www.vwirelessphone.com /sites/voip-wireless.php   (980 words)

  
 voip wireless   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Voice and wireless Ethernet might seem an odd mix, but for mobile workers or hard-to-wire areas, it can be the perfect combo.
A pilot project to use wireless and VoIP technologies to deliver communication services to rural areas in Bhutan...
VegaStream gateways can be inserted transparently between PBXs and the existing PSTN connection voip wireless to service provider IP networks for distributed points of presence for PSTN interconnect
www.vegastream.com /voip-wireless.html   (905 words)

  
 Wireless community network Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
You are here: Home » Wireless community network
Wireless community networks are the largely hobbyist-led development of interlinked computer networks using wireless LAN technologies, taking advantage of the recent development of cheap, standardised 802.11b (Wi-Fi) devices to build growing clusters of linked, citywide networks.
mobileaccess, HotSpots and wireless communities in Germany - !http://mobileaccess.de/wlan/
kvariety.sferahost.com /encyclopedia/w/wi/wireless_community_network.html   (414 words)

  
 MuniWireless » Blog Archive » Wireless Rotterdam up and running
The Wireless Rotterdam network is up and running.
They are looking for more volunteers and participants who are willing to set up nodes and access points all over the city.
Wireless Rotterdam is one of many community wireless groups in the Netherlands, the most well-known of which is Wireless Leiden.
www.muniwireless.com /archives/community/252   (78 words)

  
 FreeNetworks.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While most of our members specialize in wireless networking, a FreeNetwork can be built using Ethernet, fiber optics, or any other kind of networking technology.
A FreeNetwork is defined by what its users can do with it, rather than the particular technology it is built on.
Get to know other FreeNetworks folks by joining in the discussion live in IRC on #wireless, or join the community mailing list.
www.freenetworks.org   (262 words)

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