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Distributed Systems Online, IEEE

Issue 11 • Date 2005

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  • Contract-mediated interorganizational interactions

    Publication Year: 2005
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    A mediation service for monitoring terms of service can facilitate collaboration in virtual organizations (VO) by ensuring secure, private access to service resources. The author envisions a VO requiring a mediation service for monitoring and enforcing terms and conditions as well as a QoS-monitoring service. One or more trusted third parties (TTPs) could provide these two services. Indeed, legal ... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed Agents Researchers around the World, Unite!

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 2
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    In its own blurry kind of way, the agent paradigm comes across as one of those whatever-it-is-I-can-fix-it tools we've all dreamed of. And then, as it should be with such dreams, reality intrudes with a vengeance. View full abstract»

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  • In computers we trust

    Publication Year: 2005
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    Computing systems are finding their way into increasingly sensitive roles and settings and for these and other uses, we need computers we can trust. The author states that unless we begin to teach our students how to build trustworthy computing systems, viewing trust in an enlarged way, and use that broad perspective to help frame the underlying technical issues, we can't expect those students to ... View full abstract»

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  • Weather Data Industry on Brink of "Explosion"

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 4
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    Experts say the weather data industry is ripe for meteoric growth, whether developing better models for forecasting cataclysmic events or building a modern weather sensor network to feed raw data into large databases enabling those models to work. View full abstract»

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  • The tech hotlist: grid computing and P2P

    Publication Year: 2005
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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  • Wireless security study guide: mediocre at best [book review]

    Publication Year: 2005
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