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An invited collection of peer-reviewed papers surveying key areas of Roger Needham's distinguished research career at Cambridge University and Microsoft Research.

From operating systems to distributed computing, many of the world's leading researchers provide insight into the latest concepts and theoretical insights—many of which are based upon Needham's pioneering research work.

A critical collection of edited-survey research papers spanning the entire range of Roger Needham's distinguished scientific career, from operating systems to distributed computing and security. Many of the world's leading researchers survey their topics' latest developments and acknowledge the theoretical foundations of Needham's work.

Introduction to book written by Rick Rashid, Director of Microsoft Research Worldwide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387201702
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/26/2004
  • Series: Monographs in Computer Science Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 355
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Roger Needham: 50 + 5 Meeting Programme Contributors Introduction: Roger Needham Rick Rashid

1 On Access Control, Data Integration, and Their Languages Martín Abadi

2 Prool Analysis, Composability and Computation Ross Anderson, Michael Bond

3 Access Control in Distributed Systems Jean Bacon, Ken Moody

4 Implementing Condition Variables with Semaphores Andrew D. Birrell

5 Clumps, Clusters and Classification Christopher M. Bishop

6 How to Implement Unnecessary Mutexes Mike Burrows

7 Bioware Languages Luca Cardelli

8 The Economics of Open Systems David D. Clark

9 From Universe to Global Internet Jon Crowcroft

10 Needham-Schroeder Goes to Court Dorothy E. Denning

11 The Design of Reliable Operating Systems Peter Denning

12 An Historical Connection between Time-Sharing and Virtual Circuits Sandy Fraser

13 On Cross-Platform Security Li Gong

14 Distributed Computing Economics Jim Gray

15 The Titan Influence David Hartley

16 Middleware? Muddleware?
Andrew Herbert

17 Grand Challenges for Computing Research Tony Hoare

18 Sentient Computing Andy Hopper

19 Cyber Security in Open Systems Anita Jones

20 Software Components: Only the Giants Survive Butler W. Lampson

21 Security Prools: Who Knows What Exactly?
Peter Landrock

22 Volume Rendering by Ray-Casting in Shear-Image Order Hugh C. Lauer, Yin Wu, Vishal Bhatia, Larry Seiler

23 A Conceptual Authorization Model for Web Services Paul J. Leach, Chris Kaler, Blair Dillaway, Praerit Garg, Brian LaMacchia, Butler Lampson, John Manferdelli, Rick Rashid, John Shewchuk, Dan Simon, Richard Ward

24 The Trouble with Standards E. Stewart Lee

25 Novelty in the Nemesis Operating System Ian Leslie

26 A Technology Transfer Retrospective Roy Levin

27 An Optical LAN Derek McAuley

28 What's in a Name?
Robin Milner

29 The Cryptographic Role of the Cleaning Lady Bob Morris

30 Real Time in a Real Operating System Sape J. Mullender, Pierre G. Jansen

31 Zen and the Art of Research Management John Naughton, Robert W. Taylor

32 The Descent of BAN Lawrence C. Paulson

33 Brief Encounters Brian Randell

34 Retrieval System Models: What's New?
Stephen Robertson, Karen Spärck Jones

35 Slammer: An Urgent Wake-Up Call Jerome H. Saltzer

36 Caching Trust Rather Than Content M. Satyanarayanan

37 Least Privilege and More Fred B. Schneider

38 Using Sharing to Simplify System Management Michael D. Schroeder

39 An RSA-Related Number-Theoretic Surprise Gustavus J. Simmons

40 Application-Private Networks Jonathan M. Smith

41 Using the CORAL System to Discover Attacks on Security Prools Graham Steel, Alan Bundy, Ewen Denney

42 On the Role of Binding and Rate Adaptation in Packet Networks David Tennenhouse

43 Technologies for Portable Computing Chuck Thacker

44 Multiple Alternative Voting David Wheeler

45 The Semiotics of Umbrellas John Wilkes

46 Computers for Specialized Application Areas Maurice Wilkes

47 Computer Security?
Roger Needham Roger Needham: Publications Karen Spärck Jones

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