Distributed Computing (Hardcover)

Fundamentals, Simulations, and Advanced Topics

By Hagit Attiya, Jennifer Welch

Wiley-Interscience, 9780471453246, 432pp.

Publication Date: March 25, 2004

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Description

* Comprehensive introduction to the fundamental results in the mathematical foundations of distributed computing
* Accompanied by supporting material, such as lecture notes and solutions for selected exercises
* Each chapter ends with bibliographical notes and a set of exercises
* Covers the fundamental models, issues and techniques, and features some of the more advanced topics.


About the Author

HAGIT ATTIYA received her PhD in Computer Science from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Since 1990, she has taught in the Department of Computer Science at the Technion, Haifa-Israel's leading technological university. She has published widely in leading journals and has served on the program committees for many international conferences, including chairing the program committee for the 1997 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing. JENNIFER WELCH received her PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 1988. She is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas A&M University. She has published numerous technical papers on the theory of distributed computing and has served on the program committees for several international conferences on the subject, including chairing the program committees for the 1999 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing and the 2001 International Symposium on Distributed Computing. She has also received several teaching awards.