Network Distributed Computing: Fitscapes and Fallacies
Networked distributed computing (NDC) systems are driving an ongoing technological revolution that has already spawned the Internet and will soon transform the world into one ubiquitous, pervasive "information field." Goff reviews the field's crucial challenges, state-of-the-art solutions, and breathtaking future.
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The Scope of NDC
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