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Publication List

Articles about Concurrency and/or Distribution


  • Distributed Systems
    This talk is a short introduction to distributed systems. It was given to several faculty members as part of a weekly seminar to introduce each other research activities.
  • The Future of Computer Sciences
    This talk tries to give some perspectives on what one can expect from computer sciences in the next future.
  • Computing with Java Cards
    Study on the feasability of the using of JavaCards for computing.
  • Secure distributed computing on a Java Card Grid
    In this article, we show how a grid of Java card has been used as a proof of concept for secure distributed computing. In this experiment, the Mandala framework was used.
  • Why BPEL is not the holy grail for BPM
    In this article, we explain that BPEL might be used to express graph-based (business) process despite its “block-based feeling”. But we show why it may not be a good idea unless one solves the BPMN-BPEL roundtrip problem. The article uses a famous BPM solution to illustrate that claim. This article had quite a big impact on the BPM community (9481 views). For example, the web site BPMLab was created shortly after the publication of this article at InfoQ (available here).
  • Choosing the right Linux File System Layout using a Top-Bottom Process.
    This article deals with file system layout under Linux. It has been published in HTML format at
  • PROUHD: RAID for the end user.
    This article proposes a solution for dealing with heterogeneous (in size and technology) storage devices that maximizes the available storage space consumption, is tolerant to device failure up to a customizable degree, still makes automatic addition, removal and replacement of storage devices possible and remains performant in the face of average end-user workflow. It has been published in HTML format at