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Distributed Algorithms : 8th International Workshop, WDAG '1994 Terschelling, the Netherlands, September 29 - October 1, 1994 Proceedings / edited by Gerard Tel, Paul Vitányi.

Contributor(s): Tel, Gerard | Vitányi, P. M. B | International Workshop on Distributed Algorithms (8th : 1994 : Terschelling, Netherlands)Material type: TextTextSeries: Serienbezeichnung | Lecture notes in computer science ; 857.Publication details: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag, 1994. Description: 1 online resource : v.: digitalContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540487999; 3540487999Subject(s): Computer science | Computer Communication Networks | Software engineering | Operating systems (Computers) | Computer software | Computer science | Computer software | Operating systems (Computers) | Software engineeringGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Distributed algorithmsDDC classification: 004 LOC classification: QA76.9.D5 | D485 1994Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Replicated file management in large-scale distributed systems -- Realization of PRAMs: Processor design -- Factoring -- Primary partition "Virtually-synchronous communication" harder than consensus -- Secure distributed computing: Theory and practice -- Fast increment registers -- Coping with contention -- Exotic behaviour of consensus numbers -- Space-optimum conflict-free construction of 1-writer 1-reader multivalued atomic variable -- Linear-time snapshot using multi-writer multi-reader registers -- Fast, long-lived renaming -- Anomalies in the wait-free hierarchy -- Finding the extrema of a distributed multiset -- The level of handshake required for establishing a connection -- Local labeling and resource allocation using preprocessing -- A scalable approach to routing in ATM networks -- Low complexity network synchronization -- An incremental distributed algorithm for computing biconnected components -- Reaching (and maintaining) agreement in the presence of mobile faults -- Uniform deterministic self-stabilizing ring-orientation on odd-length rings -- Using failure detectors to solve consensus in asynchronous shared-memory systems -- An algorithm with optimal failure locality for the dining philosophers problem -- Average and randomized complexity of distributed problems -- Self-stabilization by local checking and global reset -- Breakpoints and time in distributed computations -- Cheaper matrix clocks.
Summary: This volume presents the proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Distributed Algorithms (WDAG '94), held on the island of Terschelling, The Netherlands in September 1994. Besides the 23 research papers carefully selected by the program committee, the book contains 3 invited papers. The volume covers all relevant aspects of distributed algorithms; the topics discussed include network protocols, distributed control and communication, real-time systems, dynamic algorithms, self-stabilizing algorithms, synchronization, graph algorithms, wait-free algorithms, mechanisms for security, replicating data, and distributed databases.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This volume presents the proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Distributed Algorithms (WDAG '94), held on the island of Terschelling, The Netherlands in September 1994. Besides the 23 research papers carefully selected by the program committee, the book contains 3 invited papers. The volume covers all relevant aspects of distributed algorithms; the topics discussed include network protocols, distributed control and communication, real-time systems, dynamic algorithms, self-stabilizing algorithms, synchronization, graph algorithms, wait-free algorithms, mechanisms for security, replicating data, and distributed databases.

Replicated file management in large-scale distributed systems -- Realization of PRAMs: Processor design -- Factoring -- Primary partition "Virtually-synchronous communication" harder than consensus -- Secure distributed computing: Theory and practice -- Fast increment registers -- Coping with contention -- Exotic behaviour of consensus numbers -- Space-optimum conflict-free construction of 1-writer 1-reader multivalued atomic variable -- Linear-time snapshot using multi-writer multi-reader registers -- Fast, long-lived renaming -- Anomalies in the wait-free hierarchy -- Finding the extrema of a distributed multiset -- The level of handshake required for establishing a connection -- Local labeling and resource allocation using preprocessing -- A scalable approach to routing in ATM networks -- Low complexity network synchronization -- An incremental distributed algorithm for computing biconnected components -- Reaching (and maintaining) agreement in the presence of mobile faults -- Uniform deterministic self-stabilizing ring-orientation on odd-length rings -- Using failure detectors to solve consensus in asynchronous shared-memory systems -- An algorithm with optimal failure locality for the dining philosophers problem -- Average and randomized complexity of distributed problems -- Self-stabilization by local checking and global reset -- Breakpoints and time in distributed computations -- Cheaper matrix clocks.

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