Self-Organizing Systems: First International Workshop, IWSOS 2006 and Third International Workshop on New Trends in Network Architectures and Services, EuroNGI 2006, Passau, Germany, September 18-20, 2006, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems, IWSOS 2006. The book offers 16 revised full papers and 6 revised short papers together with 2 invited talks and 3 poster papers. The papers are organized in topical sections on dynamics of structured and unstructured overlays, self-organization in peer-to-peer networks, self-organization in wireless environments, self-organization in distributed and grid computing, self-managing and autonomic computing, and more.

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Invited Program.- Making Self-organizing Systems Secure.- Self-organising Networks: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?.- Full Papers.- The Challenges of Merging Two Similar Structured Overlays: A Tale of Two Networks.- Self-protection in P2P Networks: Choosing the Right Neighbourhood.- Modelling the Population Dynamics and the File Availability in a BitTorrent-Like P2P System with Decreasing Peer Arrival Rate.- Combining Virtual and Physical Structures for Self-organized Routing.- Optimizing Locality for Self-organizing Context-Based Systems.- Randomized Self-stabilizing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks.- The Case for Virtualized Wireless Access Networks.- Job Scheduling for Maximal Throughput in Autonomic Computing Systems.- Investigating Global Behavior in Computing Grids.- Using Decentralized Clustering for Task Allocation in Networks with Reconfigurable Helper Units.- Self-tuned Refresh Rate in a Swarm Intelligence Path Management System.- Cross-Layer Approach to Detect Data Packet Droppers in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.- On-Demand Distributed Energy-Aware Routing with Limited Route Length.- Automatic Data Locality Optimization Through Self-optimization.- A Bio-inspired Approach for Self-protecting an Organic Middleware with Artificial Antibodies.- Autonomic Management of Edge Servers.- Short Papers.- Ubiquitous Zone Networking Technologies for Multi-hop Based Wireless Communications.- Proposal for Self-organizing Information Distribution in Peer-to-Peer Networks.- Autonomic Security for Home Networks.- Hovering Data Clouds: A Decentralized and Self-organizing Information System.- Defending Grids Against Intrusions.- ORCA – Towards an Organic Robotic Control Architecture.- Posters.- Active Element Network with P2P Control Plane.- A Monitoring Infrastructure for the Digital on-demand Computing Organism (DodOrg).- Autonomic Network Management for Wireless Mesh and MANETs.

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