Development of Distributed Systems from Design to Application and Maintenance

Development of Distributed Systems from Design to Application and Maintenance

Nik Bessis (Edge Hill University, UK)
Release Date: December, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 367
ISBN13: 9781466626478|ISBN10: 146662647X|EISBN13: 9781466626782|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2647-8

Description

With the continued research of distributed systems and technologies, the ability to have mixed technologies work together is crucial for the development of many types of society systems.

Development of Distributed Systems from Design to Application and Maintenance is a collection of research on the strategies used in the design and development of distributed systems applications. Including research from traditional and emerging areas of applied distributed systems, this book covers theories, practices, and encourages future development for researchers, practitioners, and industry professionals as well as academicians.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborative networks
  • Distributed information systems
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Large Scale Distributed Systems
  • Ubiquitous Environments
  • Wireless Network Planning
  • Wireless sensor networks

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nik Bessis is a full Professor of Computer Science and the Head of Department of Computing at Edge Hill University, UK. Prior to that, Nik was a full Professor of Computer Science and the Director of Distributed and Intelligent Systems (DISYS) research centre at the University of Derby, UK. He holds a PhD and a MA from De Montfort University, UK and a BA from TEI of Athens, Greece. Professor Bessis is a Fellow of HEA, BCS and a Senior Member of IEEE. His research is on social graphs for network and big data analytics as well as on developing data push and resource provisioning services in IoT, FI and clouds. He has led several projects worth over £3m. He has published over 250 works and won 4 best paper awards. He has chaired over 40 international events, delivered 4 keynote speeches, edited 4 SIs, 8 books and 9 conference proceedings. His latest 2 edited books on IoTs & big data have been ranked as top 25 & top 40 on Amazon AI book lists. He is also the founding editor-in-chief of IJDST. Professor Bessis has served as an expert evaluator for the Hellenic QAA and, as an assessor for more than 10 Professorships conferment worldwide.