This book is a collection of articles on topics related to process coordination and ubiquitous computing presented at a mini-workshop held on the campus of the University of Central Florida in December 2001.
Part I: Coordination Models 1. Space-based Coordination and Open Distributed Systems 2. OnGlobal Virtual Data Structures 3. Models of Coordination and Web-based Systems 4. Temporal Logic Coordination Models 5. A Coordination Model for Secure Collaboration Part II: Grid Coordination 6. The Use of Content-Based Routing to Support Events, Coordination and Topology-Aware Communication in Wide-Area Grid Environments 7. The Complexity of Scheduling and Coordination on Computational Grids 8. Programming the Grid with Distributed Objects 9. Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems 10. Towards Coordinated Work on the Grid: Data Sharing Through Virtual File Systems Part Ill: Intelligent Coordination and Ubiquitous Computing 11. Terraforming Cyberspace 12. Towards a Notion of Agent Coordination Context 13. Thin Middleware for Ubiquitous Computing 14. Experiments with QoS Driven Learning Packet Networks 15. A Perspective on a Mobile Ad Hoc Network: The IRULAN Project 16. Semi-Discrete Matrix Transforms (SDD) for Image and Video Compression 17. Internet Security: Report on ICANN’s Initiatives and on the Discussions in the European Union