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IEEE Distributed Systems Online

Issue 2 • Feb. 2007

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  • Flexible Algorithms: Fragments from a Beginners' Course

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    This article presents an overview of a beginner's course on flexible algorithms. We briefly describe this notation's main features and present fragments from this course. The core algorithmic notation of flexible algorithms is based on functions with In parameters and Out parameters (but no In/Out parameters) and conditional statements. As in mathematics, variables and parameters receive a value o... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed Event-Based Systems: An Emerging Community

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    Events and messaging have been in use in industry for years. With the advent of service-oriented and event-driven architectures, however, the eventing paradigm becomes a central building block of business IT. Event-based techniques have established themselves as an efficient way to structure such systems and handle challenging interaction patterns between components. Event-driven design offers the... View full abstract»

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  • Virtualization: Old Technology Offers Huge New Potential

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 3
    Cited by:  Papers (12)
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  • Book Reviews: Networks' Importance in Grids [review of Grid Networks (Travostino, F. et al., Eds.; 2006)]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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  • Book Reviews: An Excellent Internet Tutorial [review of Internet Effectively: A Beginner's Guide to the World Wide Web (Adams, T. and Scollard, S.; 2006)]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 5
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