Distributed Computer Systems

  • Large-scale (big) data management infrastructures
  • Data and resource management in Internet-scale cloud computing infrastructures
  • Indexing and complex query processing/optimization in Internet-scale data management systems
  • Security, anonymity, trust/reputation, monitoring/auditing/accounting, load balancing, and routing issues in Internet-scale distributed systems
  • Internet system performance measurements

Peer-to-Peer Systems

  • Auditing/Accounting
  • Complex Query Processing and Optimization
  • Load Balancing
  • Routing Overlays
  • Security
  • Ubiquitous Computing Devices as Peers
  • Integration of peer-to-peer and embedded systems

Internet Content Integration

  • Mediators / Wrappers
  • Query Result Caching (Active / Semantic Caching)