By Achour Mostefaoui, Michel Raynal, Corentin Travers (auth.), Shlomi Dolev (eds.)
DISC, the overseas Symposium on allotted Computing, is an annual discussion board for presentation of analysis on all features of disbursed computing, inc- ding the idea, layout, research, implementation, and alertness of dispensed structures and networks. the twentieth anniversary version of DISC was once hung on S- tember 18-20, 2006, in Stockholm, Sweden. there have been a hundred forty five prolonged abstracts submitted to DISC this yr, and this - lume comprises the 35 contributions chosen through this system Committee and one invited paper between those a hundred forty five submissions. All submitted papers have been learn and evaluated by way of a minimum of 3 application Committee participants, assisted by means of exterior reviewers. The ?nal choice relating to each paper was once taken throughout the P- gram Committee assembly, which happened in Beer-Sheva, June 30 and July 1, 2006. the simplest pupil Award was once break up and given to 2 papers: the paper “- act Distance Labelings Yield Additive-Stretch Compact Routing Schemes,” via Arthur Bradly, and Lenore Cowen, and the paper “A quick disbursed App- ximation set of rules for minimal Spanning timber” co-authored by way of Maleq Khan and Gopal Pandurangan. The court cases additionally comprise thirteen three-page-long short bulletins (BA). TheseBAsarepresentationsofongoingworksforwhichfullpapersarenotready but, or of modern effects whose complete description will quickly be or has been lately awarded in different meetings. Researchers use the BA tune to speedy draw the eye of the neighborhood to their reviews, insights and effects from ongoing dispensed computing examine and initiatives. The BAs integrated during this complaints quantity have been chosen between 26 BA submissions.