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Distributed Objects and Applications, International Symposium on (1999)
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Sept. 5, 1999 to Sept. 7, 1999
ISBN: 0-7695-0182-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix

Keynotes (PDF)

pp. xiv
Keynote I
Track I: Bindings

A Framework for Policy Bindings (Abstract)

Frank Eliassen , University of Oslo
Øyvind Hanssen , Agder College
pp. 2

StratOSphere: Unification of Code, Data, Location, Scope, and Mobility (Abstract)

Amr El Abbadi , University of California at Santa Barbara
Daniel Wu , University of California at Santa Barbara
Divyakant Agrawal , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 12
Track II: Agents

An Agent-Based Search Engine Based on the Internet Search Service on the CORBA (Abstract)

Shyan-Ming Yuan , National Chiao Tung University
Hsin-Chun Hsieh , National Chiao Tung University
Winston Lo , Tung Hai University
Yue-Shan Chang , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 26

Using Mobile Agents for Parallel Processing (Abstract)

Victor Batista , University of Coimbra
Luís Moura Silva , University of Coimbra
Paulo Martins , University of Coimbra
Guilherme Soares , University of Coimbra
pp. 34
Track I: Database Aspects
Track II: Database Aspects

A model for Java/CORBA & OODBMS Distributed Architectures (Abstract)

Luigi Mazzucchelli , University of Roma, "La Sapienza"
pp. 68

Distributing Mapping Objects with the Geospatial Information Database (Abstract)

Ruth Wilson , Naval Research Laboratory
Maria A. Cobb , University of Southern Mississippi
Miyi Chung , Naval Research Laboratory
Kevin Shaw , Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 77
Track I: Fault Tolerance

Fault-Injection Experiments for Distributed Objects (Abstract)

Shalini Yajnik , AT&T Labs
Joanne Shih , AT&T Labs
Yennun Huang , AT&T Labs
Woei-Jyh Lee , AT&T Labs
P. Emerald Chung , AT&T Labs
pp. 88

Multicast Group Communication for CORBA (Abstract)

R.R. Koch , University of California at Santa Barbara
P.M. Melliar-Smith , University of California at Santa Barbara
L.E. Moser , University of California at Santa Barbara
K. Berket , University of California at Santa Barbara
P. Narasimhan , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 98
Track II: Performance

The Performance of a Real-Time I/O Subsystem for QoS-Enabled ORB Middleware (Abstract)

Fred Kuhns , Washington University
Douglas C. Schmidt , Washington University
David L. Levine , Washington University
pp. 120
Track I: Replication and Fault Tolerance

Failure Detectors as First Class Objects (Abstract)

Rachid Guerraoui , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Pascal Felber , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Philipp Oser , UBS AG
Xavier Défago , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 132

Pseudo-Active Replication of Distributed Objects in Wide-Area Networks (Abstract)

Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University
Hiroaki Higaki , Tokyo Denki University
Katsuya Tanaka , Tokyo Denki University
pp. 142
Track II: Replication and Load Balancing

Quorum-Based Locking Protocol for Replicated Objects (Abstract)

Hiroaki Higaki , Tokyo Denki University
Katsuya Tanaka , Tokyo Denki University
Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University
pp. 150

Load Distribution in a CORBA Environment (Abstract)

T. Barth , University of Siegen
G. Flender , University of Siegen
B. Freisleben , University of Siegen
F. Thilo , University of Siegen
pp. 158
Track I: Case Studies

Storage Access Coordination Using CORBA (Abstract)

L.M. Bernardo , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
D. Rotem , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
H. Nordberg , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A. Sim , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A. Shoshani , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 168

DeepView: A Channel for Distributed Microscopy (Abstract)

J. Taylor , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
G. Cong , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
B. Parvin , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 176

Developing a Global Standard for Interoperable Accounting Systems (Abstract)

Roger Barnett , Real Objects Ltd
Jack Hassall , Stanford Software International
Tor Neple , SINTEF Telecom and Informatics
pp. 183
Track II: Interoperability

Active COM : An Inter-Working Framework for CORBA and DCOM (Abstract)

Bruno Traverson , EDF-DER
Vincent Vallee , EDF-DER and ESIGETEL
Jérôme Daniel , EDF-DER and ENST
pp. 211
Keynote II
Track I: Case Studies

Distributed Objects in a Large Scale Text Processing System (Abstract)

Luigi Mazzucchelli , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
Ismael Sanz , Vrije Universiteit Brussel
pp. 224

DOK-Trader: A CORBA Persistent Trader with Query Routing Facilities (Abstract)

Greg Craske , Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Kiran R. Kumar , Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Zahir Tari , Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
pp. 230
Track II: Workflows

An Adaptable Workflow System Architecture on the Internet for Electronic Commerce Applications (Abstract)

Asuman Dogac , Middle East Technical University
Nesime Tatbul , Middle East Technical University
Sena Arpinar , Middle East Technical University
Ibrahim Cingil , Middle East Technical University
pp. 242
Track I: Semantics

Formal Support for the Engineering of CORBA-based Distributed Object Systems (Abstract)

Philippe Palanque , Universit? Toulouse I
Ousmane Sy , Universit? Toulouse I
Rémi Bastide , Universit? Toulouse I
pp. 264

Providing Structure for Medium-Grained Distributed Object-Based Computation (Abstract)

R. Durrant , University of Essex
M . Fleury , University of Essex
G.J. Sweeney , University of Essex
A.F. Clark , University of Essex
A.C. Downton , University of Essex
pp. 273
Track II: Transactions

CORBA Transactions Through Firewalls (Abstract)

Owen Rees , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Andy Norman , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
David Ingham , Newcastle University,
pp. 284

Object Transaction Service: Experiences and Open Issues (Abstract)

Pamela Drew , The Boeing Company
Lyman Do , The Boeing Company
Prabhu Ram , The Boeing Company
Tong Zhou , Oregon Graduate Institute
pp. 296
Track I: Quality of Service

Adaptive QoS Aware Binding of Persistent Multimedia Objects (Abstract)

Vera Goebel , University of Oslo
Hans Ole Rafaelsen , University of Troms?
Frank Eliassen , University of Oslo
Tom Kristensen , University of Oslo
Thomas Plagemann , University of Oslo
pp. 306

Extending CORBA with Specialized Protocols for QoS Provisioning (Abstract)

M. Wegdam , KPN Research and University of Twente
A. Noutash , KPN Research and University of Twente
L.J.M. Nieuwenhuis , KPN Research and University of Twente
A.T. Van Halteren , KPN Research and University of Twente
pp. 318
Track II: Processing

ECA Rule Processing in Distributed and Heterogeneous Environments (Abstract)

Roger Le , University of Florida at Gainesville
Sharma Chakravarthy , University of Florida at Gainesville
Rajesh Dasari , University of Florida at Gainesville
pp. 330
Track I: Components

Building Mediators from Components (Abstract)

Christian Och , University of Colorado
Richard Osborne , University of Colorado
Nathan Getrich , University of Colorado
Brian Temple , University of Colorado
Roger King , University of Colorado
William J. McIver Jr , University of Colorado
John Todd , University of Colorado
pp. 352
Track II: Potpourri

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 385
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