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2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (1996)
Hong Kong
May 27, 1996 to May 30, 1996
ISSN: 1063-6927
ISBN: 0-8186-7398-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address
Session 1A: Fault-Tolerant Applications and Frameworks

On programming with view synchrony (Abstract)

A. Bartoli , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bologna Univ., Italy
I. Babaoglu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bologna Univ., Italy
G. Dini , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bologna Univ., Italy
pp. 3

Sentries for the execution of concurrent programs (Abstract)

S.E. Chodrow , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
M.G. Gouda , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 11

Fault-tolerant file transmission by information dispersal algorithm in rotator graphs (Abstract)

Y. Igarashi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
F. Bao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
Y. Hamada , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
A. Mei , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
pp. 19

Atomic recovery units: failure atomicity for logical disks (Abstract)

W. de Jonge , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
W.C. Hsieh , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
R. Grimm , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
M.F. Kaashoek , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 26
Session 1B: Real-lime Synchronization and Scheduling

Synchronization protocols in distributed real-time systems (Abstract)

J. Sun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
J. Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 38

Monotone response-time derivation for distributed execution of rule-based programs (Abstract)

A.K. Mok , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Rwo-Hsi Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 47

Real-time scheduling using compact task graphs (Abstract)

R. Gupta , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
R. Suchoza , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
D. Mosse , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 55
Session 1C: Distributed Sharerd Memory

The performance value of shared network caches in clustered multiprocessor workstations (Abstract)

W.E. Speight , Comput. Syst. Lab., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
K.E. Fletcher , Comput. Syst. Lab., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
J.K. Bennett , Comput. Syst. Lab., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 64

Supporting a flexible parallel programming model on a network of workstations (Abstract)

Z.M. Kedem , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New York Univ., NY, USA
Shih-Chen Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., New York Univ., NY, USA
pp. 75

A framework for customizing coherence protocols of distributed file caches (Abstract)

H. Miyazawa , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Masuda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
K. Uehara , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
S. Inohara , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
K. Yamamoto , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 83

The relative importance of concurrent writers and weak consistency models (Abstract)

P.J. Keleher , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 91
Session 2A: Checkpointing and Recovering

A low-overhead recovery technique using quasi-synchronous checkpointing (Abstract)

M. Singhal , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
D. Manivannan , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 100

How to recover efficiently and asynchronously when optimism fails (Abstract)

O.P. Damani , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
V.K. Garg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 108

Implementation of recoverable distributed shared memory by logging writes (Abstract)

S. Kanthadai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
J.L. Welch , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 116
Session 2B: Real-Time Communications

Meeting delay requirements in computer networks with wormhole routing (Abstract)

Hong Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
Wei Zhao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
Biao Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 125

Multiplexing statistical real-time channels in a multi-access network (Abstract)

E.G. Shin , Bell Lab., Lucent Technol. Inc., Westminster, CO, USA
Chih-Che Chou , Bell Lab., Lucent Technol. Inc., Westminster, CO, USA
pp. 133

Integrating routing and resource reservation mechanisms in real-time multicast protocols (Abstract)

A. Shionozaki , Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
S. Murata , Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
M. Tokoro , Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 141
Session 2C: Routing in Direct Networks

Combined routing and scheduling of concurrent communication traffic in hypercube multicomputers (Abstract)

K.G. Shin , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Bing-Rung Tsai , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 150

Parallel simulation of mesh routing algorithms (Abstract)

C.R. Das , Strategic Semicond. Operation, Motorola Inc., Boynton Beach, FL, USA
S. Rahman , Strategic Semicond. Operation, Motorola Inc., Boynton Beach, FL, USA
pp. 158

Reliable communication in cube-based multicomputers using safety vectors (Abstract)

Jie Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, FL, USA
pp. 166
Session 3A: Support for Distributed Applications

Specializing object-oriented RPC for functionality and performance (Abstract)

D.R. Cheriton , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
M.J. Zelesko , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 175

Communication compilation for unreliable networks (Abstract)

R.H. Campbell , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
A. Dave , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
N. Islam , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 188

Using projection aggregations to support scalability in distributed simulation (Abstract)

D.R. Cheriton , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
S.K. Singhal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 196
Session 3B: Scheduling

Dynamic scheduling strategies for shared-memory multiprocessors (Abstract)

B. Hamidzadeh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
D.J. Lilja , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 208

On-line avoidance of the intrusive effects of monitoring on runtime scheduling decisions (Abstract)

Wamqing Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
R. Gupta , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
M. Spezialetti , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 216

An adaptive job allocation method for multicomputer systems (Abstract)

P. Mohaptra , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
Chung-Yen Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 224
Session 3C: Communication and Synichronization

Hardware supports for efficient barrier synchronization on 2-D mesh networks (Abstract)

Chung-Ta King , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Jeng-Shyan Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 233

Multi-dimensional locks with on-line allocation schemes (Abstract)

E. Schenfeld , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
D. Scheerer , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
M.A. Viredaz , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 241

Fault-tolerant clock synchronization of large multicomputers via multistep interactive convergence (Abstract)

M.M. de Azevedo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
D.M. Blough , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
pp. 249
Keynote Address
Session 4A: Electronic Commerce, Protection, and Verification

Verifiable transaction atomicity for electronic payment protocols (Abstract)

Lei Tang , Graduate Sch. of Ind. Adm., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 261

Making trust explicit in distributed commerce transactions (Abstract)

S.P. Ketchpel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
H. Garcia-Molina , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 270

Hidden software capabilities (Abstract)

D. Hagimont , LSR, IMAG, Grenoble, France
F. Saunier , LSR, IMAG, Grenoble, France
J. Mossiere , LSR, IMAG, Grenoble, France
X.R. de Pina , LSR, IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 282

A semi-automated verification method for communication protocols modeled as 2-ECFSMs (Abstract)

M. Higuchi , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Osaka Univ., Japan
M. Fujii , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Osaka Univ., Japan
K. Hara , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Osaka Univ., Japan
J. Sano , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 290
Session 4B: Mobile Computing I

Network architecture for mobile and wireless ATM (Abstract)

P. Agrawal , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
M. Srivastava , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
P.P. Mishra , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 299

General connection rerouting method for various connection-oriented mobile communication networks (Abstract)

Yanghee Choi , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Chongsang Kim , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Minho Song , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 311

Route optimization and location updates for mobile hosts (Abstract)

E. Lin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, TX, USA
Weidong Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, TX, USA
pp. 319

To send or not to send: implementing deferred transmissions in a mobile host (Abstract)

P. Sudame , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., NJ, USA
B.R. Badrinath , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 327
Session 4C: Routing and Protocols

A generic protocol for multipoint connections under link-state routing (Abstract)

P.K. McKinley , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
Yih Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 335

Group routing without group routing tables (Abstract)

M.G. Gouda , Houston Univ., TX, USA
J.A. Cobb , Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 344

Distance routing on series parallel networks (Abstract)

P. Flocchini , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carleton Univ., Ottawa, Ont., Canada
F.L. Luccio , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carleton Univ., Ottawa, Ont., Canada
pp. 352

Structured design of communication protocols (Abstract)

G. Singh , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
Z. Mao , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
pp. 360
Session 5A: Distributed Objects I

A scalable technique for implementing multiple consistency levels for distributed objects (Abstract)

M. Ahamad , Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
R.M. Kordale , Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 369

Method-induced partitioning schemes for object-oriented databases (Abstract)

Qing Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
S. Vieweg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
K. Karlapalem , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 377

Data mining for path traversal patterns in a web environment (Abstract)

Ming-Syan Chen , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Jong Soo Park , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
P.S. Yu , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 385
Session 5B: Persistence

Larchant: persistence by reachability in distributed shared memory through garbage collection (Abstract)

M. Shapiro , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
P. Ferreira , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
pp. 394

Conservative garbage collection on distributed shared memory systems (Abstract)

Weimin Yu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
A. Cox , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 402

Semantics for parameter passing in a type-complete persistent RPC (Abstract)

M.P. Atkinson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Glasgow Univ., UK
M. Mira Da Silva , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Glasgow Univ., UK
A.P. Black , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Glasgow Univ., UK
pp. 411
Session 5C: Group Communications

Group communication for upgrading distributed programs (Abstract)

Y. Hirakawa , NTT Software Labs., Musashino, Japan
H. Higaki , NTT Software Labs., Musashino, Japan
pp. 420

Portable and scalable algorithms for irregular all-to-all communication (Abstract)

Wenheng Liu , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cho-Li Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
V.K. Prasanna , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 428

An evaluation of the Amoeba group communication system (Abstract)

M.F. Kaashoek , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
A.S. Tanenbaum , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 436
Session 6A: Interoperable Databases

Scaling heterogeneous databases and the design of Disco (Abstract)

L. Raschid , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
P. Valduriez , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
A. Tomasic , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
pp. 449

Differential evaluation of continual queries (Abstract)

R. Barga , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
C. Pu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Tong Zhou , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Ling Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 458

Query execution strategies for missing data in distributed heterogeneous object databases (Abstract)

Jia-Ling Koh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
A.L.P. Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 466
Session 6B: Algorithms for Linguistic Support

Strong interaction fairness via randomization (Abstract)

Yuh-Jzer Joung , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
S.A. Smolka , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 475

A wait-free algorithm for optimistic programming: HOPE realized (Abstract)

C. Cowan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst., Portland, OR, USA
H.L. Lutfiyya , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst., Portland, OR, USA
pp. 484

Evaluation of a distributed single address space operating system (Abstract)

K. Murray , Dept. of Comput. Sci., City Univ., London, UK
T. Wilkinson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., City Univ., London, UK
pp. 494
Session 6C: Multicast Protocols

Totally ordered multicast in large-scale systems (Abstract)

P. Verissimo , Inst. Superior Tecnico, INESC, Portugal
L.E.T. Rodrigues , Inst. Superior Tecnico, INESC, Portugal
H. Fonseca , Inst. Superior Tecnico, INESC, Portugal
pp. 503

Reservation-based totally ordered multicasting (Abstract)

P.M. Melliar-Smith , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
X. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
L.E. Moser , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 511

Energy efficient filtering of nonuniform broadcast (Abstract)

Kian-Lee Tan , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
J.X. Yu , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 520
Session 7A: Distributed Objects II

Object migration in non-monolithic distributed applications (Abstract)

H.-D. Walter , Forschungszentrum Inf., Karlsruhe, Germany
O. Ciupke , Forschungszentrum Inf., Karlsruhe, Germany
D.A. Kottmann , Forschungszentrum Inf., Karlsruhe, Germany
pp. 529

Theoretical and empirical results on dynamic load balancing in an object-based distributed environment (Abstract)

W.M. Lippe , Electrotechnik & Inf., Siegen Univ., Germany
D. Lammers , Electrotechnik & Inf., Siegen Univ., Germany
W. Golubski , Electrotechnik & Inf., Siegen Univ., Germany
pp. 537

Exception handling and resolution in distributed object-oriented systems (Abstract)

B. Randell , Dept. of Appl. Math., St. Petersburg State Tech. Univ., Russia
A. Romanovsky , Dept. of Appl. Math., St. Petersburg State Tech. Univ., Russia
Jie Xu , Dept. of Appl. Math., St. Petersburg State Tech. Univ., Russia
pp. 545
Session 7B: Performance Analysis

Performance comparison of process migration with remote process creation mechanisms in RHODOS (Abstract)

A. Goscinski , Sch. of Comput. & Math., Deakin Univ., Geelong, Vic., Australia
P. Joyce , Sch. of Comput. & Math., Deakin Univ., Geelong, Vic., Australia
M. Hobbs , Sch. of Comput. & Math., Deakin Univ., Geelong, Vic., Australia
D. de Paoli , Sch. of Comput. & Math., Deakin Univ., Geelong, Vic., Australia
pp. 554

A simulation-based evaluation of a disk I/O subsystem for a massively parallel computer: JUMP-1 (Abstract)

S. Ohtani , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Kobe Univ., Japan
H. Nakajo , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Kobe Univ., Japan
Y. Kaneda , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Kobe Univ., Japan
pp. 562

A multi-level explicit rate control scheme for ABR traffic with heterogeneous service requirements (Abstract)

J. Liebeherr , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
A. Tai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
I.F. Akyildiz , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 570
Session 7C: Configuration Languages

Distributed application configuration (Abstract)

M. Riveill , IMAG, Grenoble, France
F. Boyer , IMAG, Grenoble, France
S.B. Atallah , IMAG, Grenoble, France
L. Bellissard , IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 579

Aster: a framework for sound customization of distributed runtime systems (Abstract)

V. Issarny , IRISA, Rennes, France
C. Bidan , IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 586

An embeddable and extendable language for large-scale programming on the Internet (Abstract)

P. Becker , Wilhelm-Schickard-Inst. fur Inf., Tubingen Univ., Germany
pp. 594
Session 8A: Distributed Deadlock and Data Structures

Deadlock detection by fair reachability analysis: from cyclic to multi-cyclic protocols (and beyond?) (Abstract)

H. Ural , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
R.E. Miller , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
Hong Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
H. van der Schoot , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 605

Optimal deadlock detection in distributed systems based on locally constructed wait-for graphs (Abstract)

P. Attie , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
Yi Deng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
Wei Sun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
Shigang Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 613

Distributed priority queues on hypercube architectures (Abstract)

F. Sarkar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
S.K. Das , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
M.C. Pinotti , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 620
Session 8B: Migration Strategies

An adaptive load balancing algorithm for heterogeneous distributed systems with multiple task classes (Abstract)

Chin Lu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Sau-Ming Lau , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 629

Fast dynamic process migration (Abstract)

R.H. Campbell , OPUS Syst. Div., Unisys Corp., San Jose, CA, USA
E.T. Roush , OPUS Syst. Div., Unisys Corp., San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 637

Dynamic resource migration for multiparty real-time communication (Abstract)

A. Gupta , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
R. Bettati , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 646
Session 8C: The Web and the Internet

A tool for massively replicating Internet archives: design, implementation, and experience (Abstract)

P. Danzig , Inf. Sci. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA, USA
D. DeLucia , Inf. Sci. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA, USA
K. Obraczka , Inf. Sci. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA, USA
Erh-Yuan Tsai , Inf. Sci. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA, USA
pp. 657

A distributed web server and its performance analysis on multiple platforms (Abstract)

Yew-Huey Liu , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorn, NY, USA
C.E. Wu , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorn, NY, USA
P. Dantzig , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorn, NY, USA
J. Challenger , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorn, NY, USA
L.M. Ni , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorn, NY, USA
pp. 665

The DEC: processing scientific data over the Internet (Abstract)

K. Salem , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
Chungmin Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
M. Livny , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 673
Panel Session 9A
Panel Session 9B
Session 1OA: Transactions

Context management and its applications to distributed transactions (Abstract)

G. Samaras , IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
A.D. Kshemkalyani , IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
A. Citron , IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
pp. 683

Reducing the cost for non-blocking in atomic commitment (Abstract)

R. Guerraoui , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
M. Larrea , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
A. Schiper , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 692

Language support for long-lived concurrent activities (Abstract)

A. Delis , Sch. of Inf. Syst., Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
M. Haghjoo , Sch. of Inf. Syst., Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
M.P. Papazoglou , Sch. of Inf. Syst., Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
A. Bouguettaya , Sch. of Inf. Syst., Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 698
Session 1OB: Mutual Exclusion

Lock-based self-stabilizing distributed mutual exclusion algorithms (Abstract)

H. Kakugawa , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
M. Mizuno , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
M. Nesterenko , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
pp. 708

A new token passing distributed mutual exclusion algorithm (Abstract)

P.K. Chrysanthis , Telecommun. Program, Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
S. Banerjee , Telecommun. Program, Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 717
Session 1OC: Mobile Computing II

An approach for constructing mobile applications using service proxies (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
K. Kurihara , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
A. Hokimoto , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 726

A snapshot algorithm for distributed mobile systems (Abstract)

T. Masuzawa , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
Y. Sato , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
H. Fujiwara , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
M. Inoue , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
pp. 734

An efficient causal ordering algorithm for mobile computing environments (Abstract)

M. Singhal , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
R. Prakash , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
M. Raynal , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 744

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