Table of Contents

Editorial

Challenges in Parallel and Distributed Computing
Boleslaw K. Szymanski

Introduction to the Special Issue

Facilitating parallel and distributed computing
L. M. Patnaik, Ravi Mittal, K. M. Mehta

Special Issue

On designing and implementing a collaborative system using the distributed-object model of Java-RMI
R. R. Raje, S. Mukhopadhyay, M. Boyles, N. Patel, A. Papiez
A framework for performance-based program partitioning
Ram Subramanian, Santosh Pande
DDSCHED: A distributed dynamic real-time scheduling algorithm
Anup K. Bhattacharjee, K. Ravindranath, A. Pal, R. Mall
Generic operational decomposition for concurrent systems: Semantics and Reflection
Annie Marcoux, Christine Maurel, Frederic Migeon, Patrick Salle
Parallel programming using visual patterns
A. S. M. Sajeev
An application framework for dynamic distributed software architectures
G. R. Ribeiro-Justo, P. R. F. Cunha

Research paper

A new fast message passing communication system for multiprocessor workstation clusters
Zheng Weimin, Shen Jun, Wang Ju
Efficient delay computation methods for real-time traffic in an ATM network
Joseph Kee-Yin Ng, Shibin Song

Book review

Computer Algorithms
David S. L. Wei
Intelligent JAVA Applications for the Internet and Intranets
Haklin Kimm