Structural biology metaphors applied to the design of a distributed object system

  • Ladislau Bölöni
  • Ruibing Hao
  • Kyungkoo Jun
  • Dan C. Marinescu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1586)


In this paper we present the basic ideas of a distributed object middleware for network computing. We argue that when building complex systems out of components one can emulate the lock and key mechanisms used by proteins to recognize each other.


Finite State Machine Message Passing Network Computing Network Object Completion Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ladislau Bölöni
    • 1
  • Ruibing Hao
    • 1
  • Kyungkoo Jun
    • 1
  • Dan C. Marinescu
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Sciences DepartmentPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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