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Policies for distributed systems and networks; proceedings.


Policies for distributed systems Distributed systems (computers)

A distributed system consists of a collection of autonomous computers linked by a computer network and equipped with distributed system software.
 and networks; proceedings.

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields.  International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (6th: 2005: Stockholm, Sweden)

Computer Society Press


256 pages




This collection of 20 full papers and nine short papers from the June 2005 workshop explores current trends in application of policy in the areas of security, trust, privacy, and management. The contributors present an RBAC-based policy information base, an architecture for scheduling resource in grid environments, and an audit logic for accountability. Other topics include automated decomposition decomposition /de·com·po·si·tion/ (de-kom?pah-zish´un) the separation of compound bodies into their constituent principles.

 of access control policies, privacy protection of enterprise information through inference analysis, deriving semantic models from privacy policies, declarative de·clar·a·tive  
1. Serving to declare or state.

2. Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to make a statement: a declarative sentence.

 policies for web service selection, and information lifecycle management Information Lifecycle Management refers to a wide-ranging set of strategies for administering storage systems on computing devices. Specifically, four categories of storage strategies may be considered under the auspices of ILM.  in a large-scale file system. No subject index is provided.

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