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Hot Topics in Operating Systems, Workshop on (1995)
Orcas Island, Washington
May 4, 1995 to May 5, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7081-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Committees (PDF)

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Session 1: Real-Time and Multimedia: Chair: Kevin Jeffay

Real-time is no longer a small specialized niche (Abstract)

K. Nilsen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 2

Continuous and multimedia OS support in real-time control applications (Abstract)

J.A. Stankovic , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 8

Modular real-time resource management in the Rialto operating system (Abstract)

P.J. Leach , Microsoft Res., Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, USA
J.S. Barrera, III , Microsoft Res., Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, USA
M.B. Jones , Microsoft Res., Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, USA
R.P. Draves , Microsoft Res., Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, USA
pp. 12

Real-time operating systems for multimedia processing (Abstract)

J.K. Strosnider , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
K.A. Kettler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
D.I. Katcher , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 18
Session 2: Communication for Wireless/Mobile I: Chair: Kai Li

Effective wireless communication through application partitioning (Abstract)

T. Watson , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 24

Intelligent communication filtering for limited bandwidth environments (Abstract)

B. Zenel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Columbia Univ., NY, USA
D. Duchamp , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Columbia Univ., NY, USA
pp. 28

Efficient TCP over networks with wireless links (Abstract)

E. Amir , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
S. Seshan , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
R.H. Katz , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
H. Balakrishnan , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 35
Session 3: The Internet: Chair: Paul Leach

Operating system support for mobile agents (Abstract)

D. Johansen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tromso Univ., Norway
R. van Renesse , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tromso Univ., Norway
F.B. Schneider , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tromso Univ., Norway
pp. 42

Meta-scripts as a mechanism for complex web services (Abstract)

M. Devarakonda , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
B. Kish , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
A. Mukherjee , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 46

The case for geographical push-caching (Abstract)

M. Seltzer , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
J.S. Gwertzman , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 51
Session 4: OS Structure: Chair: Michael Powell

Protection is a software issue (Abstract)

P. Pardyak , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
D. Becker , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
S. Savage , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
E.G. Sirer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
M. Fiuczynski , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
B.N. Bershad , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 62

The grand unified theory of address spaces (Abstract)

J. Rosenberg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
A. Dearle , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
A. Lindstrom , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 66

AVM: application-level virtual memory (Abstract)

M.F. Kaashoek , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
D.R. Engler , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
S.K. Gupta , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 72

Exterminate all operating system abstractions (Abstract)

M.F. Kaashoek , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
D.R. Engler , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 78
Session 5: Objects and Meta-Objects: Chair: Robbert van Renesse

Paramecium: an extensible object-based kernel (Abstract)

P. Homburg , Vrije Univ., Amsterdam, Netherlands
A.S. Tanenbaum , Vrije Univ., Amsterdam, Netherlands
L. Van Doorn , Vrije Univ., Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 86

/spl mu/Choices: an object-oriented multimedia operating system (Abstract)

R.H. Campbell , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
See-Mong Tan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 90

Adaptive operating system design using reflection (Abstract)

R. Lea , Comput. Sci. Lab., Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
J.-I. Itoh , Comput. Sci. Lab., Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
Y. Yokote , Comput. Sci. Lab., Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 95

Application of meta-protocols to improve OS services (Abstract)

D.B. Orr , Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 101
Session 6: Distribution/SVM: Chair: Paulo Guedes

A memory approach to consistent, reliable distributed shared memory (Abstract)

N.C. Juul , Copenhagen Bus. Sch., Denmark
B.D. Fleisch , Copenhagen Bus. Sch., Denmark
pp. 108

Generic support for synchronization and consistency in Arias (Abstract)

P. Dechamboux , Lab. Bull-IMAG, Gieres, France
J. Han , Lab. Bull-IMAG, Gieres, France
E. Perez-Cortes , Lab. Bull-IMAG, Gieres, France
pp. 113

Distributed shared memory: where we are and where we should be headed (Abstract)

J.B. Carter , Comput. Syst. Lab., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
L. Kamb , Comput. Syst. Lab., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
D. Khandekar , Comput. Syst. Lab., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 119
Session 7: Managing Data: Chair: David Reed

Improving data consistency in mobile computing using isolation-only transactions (Abstract)

Qi Lu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
M. Satyanarayanan , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 124

Shared data management needs adaptive methods (Abstract)

J. O'Toole , MIT, MA, USA
L. Shrira , MIT, MA, USA
pp. 129

Using dynamic sets to overcome high I/O latencies during search (Abstract)

D. Steere , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
M. Satyanarayanan , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 136
Session 8: Discussion: What Do Applicatians ReaIIy Need from the OS?: Chair: Hank Levy

Author Index (PDF)

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