By Guruduth Banavar, Tushar Chandra, Robert Strom, Daniel Sturman (auth.), Prasad Jayanti (eds.)
DISC, the overseas Symposium on allotted Computing, is an annual discussion board for learn displays on all elements of dispensed computing. This quantity comprises 23 contributed papers and an invited lecture, all awarded at DISC ’99, hung on September 27-29, 1999 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. as well as normal submissions, the decision for papers for DISC ’99 additionally - licited short bulletins (BAs). We got 60 usual submissions and 15 short declaration submissions. those have been learn and evaluated by way of the p- gramcommittee, with the extra support of exterior reviewerswhen wanted. on the software committee assembly on June 10-11 at Dartmouth university, Hanover, united states, 23 commonplace submissions and four BAs have been chosen for presentation at DISC ’99. The prolonged abstracts of those 23 average papers seem during this quantity, whereas the 4 BAs look as a different ebook of Comenius Univ- sity, Bratislava– the hostof DISC ’99.It is predicted that the regularpapers can be submitted later, in additional polished shape, to completely refereed scienti?c journals. Of the 23 typical papers chosen for the convention, 12 quali?ed for the simplest pupil Paper award. this system committee provided this honor to the paper entitled “Revisiting the Weakest Failure Detector for Uniform trustworthy Broadcast” through Marcos Aguilera, Sam Toueg, and Borislav Deianov. Marcos and Borislav, who're either scholars, percentage this award.