IFIP International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing

  • Nigel Davies
  • Seitz Jochen
  • Kerry Raymond

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Workflow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. S. M. Wheater, S. K. Shrivastava, F. Ranno
      Pages 3-18
    3. Alexander Schill, Christian Mittasch
      Pages 19-34
  3. Scalability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Maarten van Steen, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Ihor Kuz, Henk J. Sips
      Pages 37-53
    3. Robbert van Renesse, Yaron Minsky, Mark Hayden
      Pages 55-70
    4. Yatin Chawathe, Eric A. Brewer
      Pages 71-88
  4. Availability and Integrity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Xavier Défago, Karim R. Mazouni, André Schiper
      Pages 91-104
    3. E. Totel, L J Beus-Dukic, J.-P. Blanquart, Y. Deswarte, D. Powell, A. Wellings
      Pages 105-122
    4. P. M. Melliar-Smith, L. E. Moser, V. Kalogeraki, P. Narasimhan
      Pages 123-138
  5. ORB Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. D. I. Donaldson, M. C. Faupel, R. J. Hayton, A. J. Herbert, N. J. Howarth, A. Kramer et al.
      Pages 141-156
  6. ORB Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. B. Dumant, F. Horn, F. Dang Tran, J.-B. Stefani
      Pages 175-190
    3. G. S. Blair, G. Coulson, P. Robin, M. Papathomas
      Pages 191-206
    4. Rodrigo Vanegas, John A. Zinky, Joseph P. Loyall, David Karr, Richard E. Schantz, David E. Bakken
      Pages 207-222
  7. Components

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Matthias Radestock, Susan Eisenbach
      Pages 225-240
    3. R. Balter, L. Bellissard, F. Boyer, M. Riveill, J.-Y. Vion-Dury
      Pages 241-256
    4. Apostolos Zarras, Valérie Issarny
      Pages 257-272
  8. Type Safety and Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Simon Gibson, Shelina Gorain, Dean Povey, Peter Clutterbuck
      Pages 275-290
    3. S. C. Crawley, K. R. Duddy
      Pages 291-304
    4. F. Eliassen, S. Mehus
      Pages 305-320
  9. Mobile Objects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 321-321
    2. R. J. Hayton, M. H. Bursell, D. I. Donaldson, A. J. Herbert
      Pages 323-338
    3. J. Baumann, F. Hohl, K. Rothermel, M. Schwehm, M. Straßer
      Pages 355-370
  10. Web Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. Pei Cao, Jin Zhang, Kevin Beach
      Pages 373-388
    3. Guillaume Pierre, Mesaac Makpangou
      Pages 389-405
    4. Armando Fox, Ian Goldberg, Steven D. Gribble, David C. Lee, Anthony Polito, Eric A. Brewer
      Pages 407-424
  11. Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 425-425
    2. Andreas Geppert, Dimitrios Tombros
      Pages 427-442
    3. M. D. Spiteri, J. Bates
      Pages 443-458
    4. Xavier Logean, Falk Dietrich, Hayk Karamyan, Shawn Koppenhöfer
      Pages 459-474
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 475-476

About these proceedings


Welcome to Middleware'98 and to one of England's most beautiful regions. In recent years the distributed systems community has witnessed a growth in the number of conferences, leading to difficulties in tracking the literature and a consequent loss of awareness of work done by others in this important field. The aim of Middleware'98 is to synthesise many of the smaller workshops and conferences in this area, bringing together research communities which were becoming fragmented. The conference has been designed to maximise the experience for attendees. This is reflected in the choice of a resort venue (rather than a big city) to ensure a strong focus on interaction with other distributed systems researchers. The programme format incorporates a question-and-answer panel in each session, enabling significant issues to be discussed in the context of related papers and presentations. The invited speakers and tutorials are intended to not only inform the attendees, but also to stimulate discussion and debate.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Nigel Davies
    • 1
  • Seitz Jochen
    • 1
  • Kerry Raymond
    • 2
  1. 1.Distributed Multimedia Research GroupLancaster UniversityLancasterUK
  2. 2.DSTCAustralia

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