By Rachid Guerraoui (auth.), Theodore P. Baker, Alain Bui, Sébastien Tixeuil (eds.)
This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the twelfth foreign convention on ideas of dispensed platforms, OPODIS 2008, held in Luxor, Egypt, in December 2008.
The 30 complete papers and eleven brief papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 102 submissions. The convention fascinated about the next themes: communique and synchronization protocols; disbursed algorithms and multiprocessor algorithms; dispensed cooperative computing; embedded platforms; fault-tolerance, reliability and availability; grid and cluster computing; position- and context-aware platforms; cellular brokers and self sustaining robots; cellular computing and networks; peer-to-peer platforms and overlay networks; complexity and decrease bounds; functionality research of disbursed platforms; real-time structures; safeguard matters in allotted computing and structures; sensor networks; specification and verification of allotted platforms; and checking out and experimentation with disbursed systems.