Global Computing: IST/FET International Workshop, GC 2004, Rovereto, Italy, March 9-12, 2004, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the IST/FET International Workshop on Global Computing, GC 2004, held in Rovereto, Italy in March 2004.

The 18 revised full papers presented were carefully selected during two rounds of reviewing and improvement from numerous submissions. Among the topics covered are programming environments, dynamic reconfiguration, resource guarantees, peer-to-peer networks, analysis of systems and resources, resource sharing, and security, as well as foundational calculi for mobility.

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Symbolic Equivalences for Open Systems.- Specifying and Verifying UML Activity Diagrams Via Graph Transformation.- Mobile UML Statecharts with Localities.- Communities: Concept-Based Querying for Mobile Services.- Towards a Formal Treatment of Secrecy Against Computational Adversaries.- For-LySa: UML for Authentication Analysis.- Performance Analysis of a UML Micro-business Case Study.- Efficient Information Propagation Algorithms in Smart Dust and NanoPeer Networks.- The Kell Calculus: A Family of Higher-Order Distributed Process Calculi.- A Software Framework for Rapid Prototyping of Run-Time Systems for Mobile Calculi.- A Generic Membrane Model (Note).- A Framework for Structured Peer-to-Peer Overlay Networks.- Verifying a Structured Peer-to-Peer Overlay Network: The Static Case.- A Physics-Style Approach to Scalability of Distributed systems.- BGP-Based Clustering for Scalable and Reliable Gossip Broadcast.- Trust Lifecycle Management in a Global Computing Environment.- The SOCS Computational Logic Approach to the Specification and Verification of Agent Societies.- The KGP Model of Agency for Global Computing: Computational Model and Prototype Implementation.

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