IFIP Working Group 10.4
Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance

47th Meeting
Rincón, PR, USA
January 26-30, 2005

  Bienvenido Veléz-Rivera, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, USA
  Nicholas S. Bowen, IBM Systems Group, Austin, TX, USA

Program-at-a-Glance and Contents

Workshop on "Autonomic Web Computing"

  Nicholas S. Bowen
  T. Basil Smith, IBM Research, Hawthorne, NY, USA
  William H. Sanders, UIUC, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
  Carl E. Landwehr, NSF, Arlington, VA, USA
Introduction to the Workshop
Session 1 Platform Infrastructure
Session 2 Autonomic Response to Faults and Attacks
Session 3 Security
Session 4 Synthesis and Wrap Up

Business Meeting (Open Part)

Research Reports

List of Attendees

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First Day of Workshop  Autonomic Web Computing -- Thursday January 27, 2005


Nicholas S. Bowen
Introduction and Workshop Structure

Session 1  --   Platform Infrastructure
Moderator and Rapporteur: T. Basil Smith
Steve Hunter, IBM Server Group, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
IBM BladeCenter as a Dependable Web Infrastructure Platform
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Dwight Barron, HP Industry Standard Servers, Houston, TX, USA
HP BladeSystem Reliable Web Services

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Rich Oehler, Newisys, Austin, TX, USA
Ideas for a Dependable ‘Industry Standard Architecture’ Platform
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Marc Rougier, Meiosys, Toulouse, France
Non-intrusive Middleware for Continuity of Service: Protection Against System Failures
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Session 2  --  Autonomic Response to Faults and Attacks
Moderator and Rapporteur: William H. Sanders
Nicholas S. Bowen
Autonomic Computing: An Overview
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Kimberly Keeton, HP Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Automating Data Dependability
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Ravishankar K. Iyer, UIUC, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Adaptive Application-Aware Runtime Checking
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Second Day of Workshop  Autonomic Web Computing -- Saturday, January 29, 2005

Session 3  --  Security
Moderator and Rapporteur: Carl E. Landwehr
Brian A. LaMacchia, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, USA
Security Attacks Security Attacks and Defenses
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George Robert Blakley III, IBM, Round Rock, TX, USA
Security in Autonomic Web Computing
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John R. Black, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Practical Cryptography and Autonomic Web Computing
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Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
A Flexible Access Control Model for Web Services
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Sanjai Narain, Telcordia Technologies Research, Piscataway, NJ, USA
Web Services Security Configuration Challenges
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Session 4  --  Synthesis and Wrap Up
Moderator: Nicholas S. Bowen
T. Basil Smith
Summary of Session 1

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William H. Sanders
Summary of Session 2
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Carl E. Landwehr
Summary of Session 3
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Nicholas S. Bowen
Wrap Up
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Business Meeting
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Jean Arlat, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France
Overall Presentation and News
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Jean-Claude Laprie, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France
Report on 18th IFIP WCC-2004
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Takashi Nanya, University of Tokyo, Japan
Update on IEEE/IFIP DSN-2005 (see also www.dsn.org)
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Chandra M.R. Kintala, Stevens Inst. of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA
Update on IEEE/IFIP DSN-2006
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Takashi Nanya
Update on 48th IFIP WG 10.4 Meeting (Hakone, Japan)
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Research Reports -- Sunday, January 30, 2005

Session 1
Moderator: Takashi Nanya
John Rushby, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Automated Test Generation with "sal-atg"
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Philip Koopman, Carnegie  Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Thoughts on Embedded Security
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Brian Randell, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
RODIN: Rigorous Open Development Environment for Complex Systems
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Paulo Esteves Veríssimo, University of Lisbon, Portugal
On Detours and Shortcuts to Solve Distributed Systems Problems
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Session 2
Moderator: Jean Arlat
Priya Narasimhan, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
MEAD: Middleware for Embedded Adaptive Dependability
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Kevin Driscoll, Honeywell Laboratories, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Byzantine Filtering
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Lisa Spainhower, IBM, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Upcoming IBM Sponsored/ Contributing Activities & Research
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Lorenzo Alvisisi, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Byzantine Faults in a Rational World
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List of Attendees

Names and Contact Information
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