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Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems : 4th Ifip Wg6.1 International Conference, Dais 2003, Paris, France, November 17-21, 2003, Proceedings - Jean-Bernard Stefani

Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems

4th Ifip Wg6.1 International Conference, Dais 2003, Paris, France, November 17-21, 2003, Proceedings

By: Jean-Bernard Stefani (Editor), Isabelle Demeure (Editor), Daniel Hagimont (Editor)

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This volume contains the proceedings of DAIS 2003, the 4th IFIP WG 6.1 - ternational Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems. The conference was held in Paris on November 17-21, 2003. The event was the fourth meeting of this conference series, which is held roughly every two years. Previous editions were held in 1997 in Cottbus (Germany), in 1999 in Helsinki (Finland), and in 2001 in Krakow (Poland). Following the evolution of the ?eld, DAIS2003 focused on models, techno- gies and platforms for recon?gurable, scalable and adaptable distributed app- cations. In keeping with this focus, the call for papers especially encouraged original unpublished papers addressing the following topics: - new/extendedsoftwarearchitecturesandframeworksforrecon?gurationand adaptation including component-based approaches (e.g., CORBA Com- nents, EJB, .NET), - modelling, specifying, monitoring and management of context-aware and adaptive applications, - support for recon?guration, self-organization and autonomic behavior in new/existing distributed platforms (e.g., CORBA, J2EE, .NET, WebS- vices), - integration of multi-agent distributed decision-making, - application environments that exploit characteristics of speci?c technologies (e.g., grid computing, mobile and wireless), - issues in enterprise-wide and large-scale application recon?guration, - semantic interoperability and semantic web services.

Towards a Framework for Self-adaptive Component-Based Applicationsp. 1
A Scheme for the Introduction of 3rd Party, Application-Specific Adaptation Features in Mobile Service Provisionp. 15
Brenda: Towards a Composition Framework for Non-orthogonal Non-functional Propertiesp. 29
Meta-programming Middleware for Distributed Object Computingp. 41
Middleware Support for Resource-Constrained Software Deploymentp. 49
Rational Server Selection for Mobile Agentsp. 61
Facilitating the Portability of User Applications in Grid Environmentsp. 73
Negotiation as a Generic Component Coordination Primitivep. 86
Jironde: A Flexible Framework for Making Components Transactionalp. 98
A Security Architectural Approach for Risk Assessment Using Multi-agent Systems Engineeringp. 110
Middleware Support for Non-repudiable Transactional Information Sharing between Enterprisesp. 125
Adaptable Access Control Policies for Medical Information Systemsp. 133
Client-Side Component Caching: A Flexible Mechanism for Optimized Component Attribute Cachingp. 141
A Variable Cache Consistency Protocol for Mobile Systems Using Time Locksp. 153
DataWarp: Building Applications Which Make Progress in an Inconsistent Worldp. 167
Hand-Over Video Cache Policy for Mobile Usersp. 179
Planning for Network-Aware Pathsp. 187
Integrating the Unrealiable Multicast Inter-ORB Protocol in MJacop. 200
A-GATE: A System of Relay and Translation Gateways for Communication among Heterogeneous Agents in Ad Hoc Wireless Environmentsp. 212
Scalable Location Management for Context-Aware Systemsp. 224
CoOL: A Context Ontology Language to Enable Contextual Interoperabilityp. 236
Discovering Web Services Using Behavioural Constraints and Ontologyp. 248
Requirements for Personal Information Agents in the Semantic Webp. 260
Towards an Intuitive Interface for Tailored Service Compositionsp. 266
Context-Based Addressing: The Concept and an Implementation for Large-Scale Mobile Agent Systems Using Publish-Subscribe Event Notificationp. 274
Exploiting Proximity in Event-Based Middleware for Collaborative Mobile Applicationsp. 285
A Flexible Middleware Layer for User-to-User Messagingp. 297
Author Indexp. 311
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ISBN: 9783540205296
ISBN-10: 3540205292
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 10th November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.48