The 2008 International Symposium of Grid Computing brought together scientists and engineers to discuss the ideas, challenges, and future developments of Grid Computing. This edited volume is based on the proceedings of that prestigious event.
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is an area of huge research interest. This wide-ranging, reader-friendly book, delivers a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art related to the most important technological issues in WSN.
This volume presents the latest in pervasive computing and multimedia technologies. It covers an array of topics including video streaming, intelligent behavior modeling, tele-gaming, web service processes, virtual environments, ambient intelligence and more.
The book describes novel solutions to enhance video quality, increase robustness to errors, and reduce end-to-end latency in video streaming systems. The authors are leading Researchers from Stanford University.
This book presents the technical challenges offered by P2P systems, and the means that have been proposed to address them. It provides a single source for practitioners, researchers and students on the state-of-the-art on this subject.
This concise volume provides the state-of-the-art in parallel and distributed computing. Written by internationally renowned experts, it targets development of efficient parallel computational methods for different scientific and technical applications.
This book argues for an agreement across the Operations Support Systems community on a core set of technology-neutral OSS design patterns. It details over a dozen design patterns that will help in the design of consistent interfaces to OSS applications.