Table of contents for The grid : blueprint for a new computing infrastructure / edited by Ian Foster, Carl Kesselman.

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Counter Preface to the Second Edition
Part I: Perspectives
Chapter 1 Grids in Context
Chapter 2 The Scientific Imperative
Chapter 3 The Industrial Imperative
Part II: Framework
Chapter 4 Concepts and Architecture
Part III: Applications
Chapter 5 Predictive Maintenance: Distributed Aircraft Engine Diagnostics
Chapter 6 Distributed Telepresence: The NEESgrid Earthquake Engineering Collaboratory
Chapter 7 Scientific Data Federation: The World Wide Telescope
Chapter 8 Medical Data Federation: The Biomedical Informatics Research Network
Chapter 9 Knowledge Integration: In silico Experiments in Bioinformatics
Chapter 10 Distributed Data Analysis: Federated Computing for High Energy Physics
Chapter 11 Massively Distributed Computing: Virtual Screening on a Desktop Grid
Chapter 12 Enterprise Resource Management: Applications in Research and Industry
Chapter 13 Interactivity with Scalability: Infrastructure for Multiplayer Games
Chapter 14 Service Virtualization: Infrastructure and Applications
Chapter 15 Group-Oriented Collaboration: The Access Grid Collaboration System
Chapter 16 Collaborative Science: Astrophysics Requirements and Experiences
Part IV: Architecture
Chapter 17 The Open Grid Services Architecture
Chapter 18 Resource and Service Management
Chapter 19 Building Reliable Clients and Services
Chapter 20 Instrumentation and Monitoring
Chapter 21 Security for Virtual Organizations: Federating Trust and Policy Domains
Part V Data and Knowledge
Chapter 22 Data Access, Integration and Management
Chapter 23 Enhancing Services and Applications with Knowledge and Semantics
Part VI: Tools
Chapter 24 Application-Level tools
Chapter 25 Languages, Compilers, and Runtime System
Chapter 26 Application Tuning and Adaptation
Part VII: Infrastructure
Chapter 27 Production Deployment: Experiences and Recommendations
Chapter 28 Computing Elements
Chapter 29 Peer-to-Peer Technologies
Chapter 30 Network Infrastructure
Chapter 31 Bibliography

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