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Publications

A listing of all publications by members of the Parallelism Group, that are relevant to the Group's activities. Publications are sorted by year.

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2008

Periorellis, P., Cook, N., Hiden, H. et al., "GOLD infrastructure for virtual organizations"
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 1273-1288
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
[ Abstract ]

de Leusse, P., Periorellis, P., Dimitrakos, T. and Watson, P, "An Architecture for Non Functional Properties Management in Distributed Computing"
In Proceedings of the DCSOFT 2008. Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium on Software and Data Technologies, Porto, Portugal, July 5-8, 2008. Held in conjunction with 3rd International Conference on Software and Data Technologies (ICSOFT 2008), pp. 26-37
Helfert, M. (ed.), INSTICC
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de Leusse, P., Periorellis, P., Watson, P. and Maierhofer, A., "Secure & Rapid Composition of Infrastructure Services in the Cloud"
In Proceedings of the The Second International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, SENSORCOMM 2008, 25-31 August 2008, Cap Esterel, France, pp. 770-775
Benveniste, M. et al. (eds.), IEEE Computer Society
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Kaiser, M. "Multiple-scale hierarchical connectivity of cortical networks limits the spread of activity"
In: "Computational Neuroscience in Epilepsy", Soltesz, I. and Staley, K. (eds.), pp. 132-140
Academic Press, ISBN 978-0-12-373649-9

2007

2006

Watson, P., Fowler, C., Kubicek, C., Mukherjee, A., Colquhoun, J., Hewitt, M. and Parastatidis, S., "Dynamically Deploying Web Services on a Grid using Dynasoar"
In Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Object and Component-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, ISORC 2006, 24-26 April 2006, Gyeongju, Korea, pp. 151-158
Lee, S. , Brinkschulte, U., Thuraisingham, B. and Pettit, R.G. (eds), IEEE Computer Society
[ Abstract ]

Periorellis, P., Cook, N., Hiden, H., Conlin, A., Hamilton, M.D., Wu, J., Bryans, J., Gong, X., Zhu, F. and Wright, A., "GOLD Infrastructure for Virtual Organisations"
In Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2006, Nottingham, UK, 18th-21st September, pp. 11-20
Cox, S.J. (ed.), National e-Science Centre
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2005

Cheverst, K., Byun, H.E., Fitton, D., Sas, C., Kray, C. and Villar, N., "Exploring Issues of User Model Transparency and Proactive Behaviour in an Office Environment Control System"
User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, Vol. 15, Issue 3-4, pp. 235-273
Springer
[ Abstract ]

Sun, Y., Wipat, A., Pocock, M., Lee, P.A., Watson, P., Flanagan, K. and Worthington, J.T., "A Grid-based System for Microbial Genome Comparison and Analysis"
In Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid , Cardiff, Wales, May 9-12 2005, pp. 977-984
IEEE
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Watson, P., "Databases in Grid Applications: Locality and Distribution"
In Proceedings of the Database: Enterprise, Skills and Innovation. 22nd British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 22, Sunderland, UK, July 5-7, 2005, pp. 1-16
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3567, Jackson, M., Nelson, D. and Stirk, S. (eds), Springer-Verlag
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Periorellis, P. and Parastatidis, S., "Task Based Access Control for Virtual Organizations"
In Proceedings of the FIDJI 2004. 4th International workshop on scientific engineering of distributed java applications, November 24-25, 2004, Luxembourg, pp. 38-47
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3409, Guelfi, N., Reggio, G. and Romanovsky, A. (eds), Springer -Verlag
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2004

Oinn, T., Addis, M., Ferris, J., Marvin, D., Senger, M., Greenwood, M., Carver, T., Glover, K., Pocock, M.R., Wipat, A. and Li, P., "Taverna: a tool for the composition and enactment of bioinformatics workflows"
Bioinformatics, Vol. 20, Issue 17, pp. 3045-3054
Oxford University Press
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Kubicek, C., Fisher, M., McKee, P. and Smith, R., "Dynamic Allocation of Servers to Jobs in a Grid Hosting Environment"
BT Technology Journal, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 251-260
Springer Science+Business Media B.V
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2003

Stevens, R., Glover, K., Greenhalgh, C., Jennings, C., Pearce, S., Li, P. et al., "Performing in silico experiments on the Grid: a users perspective."
In Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2003, Nottingham, UK, pp. 43-50
Cox, S. J. (ed), EPSRC
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Addis, M., Ferris, J., Greenwood, M., Li, P. , Marvin, D., Oinn, T. and Wipat, A., "Experiences with e-Science workflow specification and enactment in bioinformatics"
In Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2003, Nottingham, UK., pp. 459-466
Cox, S. J. (ed), EPSRC
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Watson, P. "Databases and the Grid"
In: "Grid Computing: Making The Global Infrastructure a Reality", Berman, F., Fox, G. and Hey, A.J.G. (eds.), pp. 363-384
Wiley, ISBN 0-470-85319-0 [ View paper (pdf) ]

2002

Rischbeck, T. and Watson, P., "A Scalable, Multi-User VRML Server"
In Proceedings of the IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2002 (VR 2002), Orlando, Florida, USA, 24-28 March 2002, pp. 199-207
Loftin, B. (ed), IEEE Computer Society Press
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2001

Webber, J. and Lee, P.A., "Visual, Object-Oriented Development of Parallel Applications"
Journal of Visual Languages & Computing, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 145-161
Academic Press [ View paper (pdf) ]

Ansell, P.S., Glazebrook, K.D. and Mitrani, I, "Threshold Policies for a Single-Server Queueing Network"
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 15-33
Cambridge University Press

Dantzer, J-F., Mitrani, I. and Robert, P., "Large Scale and Heavy Traffic Asymptotics for Systems with Unreliable Servers"
Queueing Systems - Theory and Applications, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 5-24
Baltzer Science Publishers BV

Misra, M. and Mitrani, I., "Eigenvalue Analysis of a Transaction System with Failures & Rollback"
In Proceedings of the 11th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Columbia University, New York, USA, 25-27 July 2001
INFORMS

Rischbeck, T. and Watson, P., "A Parallel VRML97 Server based on Active Objects"
In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Vector and Parallel Processing (VECPAR 2000), Porto, Portugal, 21-23 June 2000, pp. 47-60
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1981, Palma, J.M.L.M., Dongarra, J. and Hernandez, V. (eds.), Springer-Verlag

Hamilton, M.D., McKee, P. and Mitrani, I., "Optimal Caching Policies for Web Objects"
In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference High-Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN Europe 2001), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25-27 June 2001, pp. 94-103
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 2110, Hertzberger, L.O., Hoekstra, A.G. and Williams, R. (eds.), Springer-Verlag

2000

Mitrani, I. and McGough, A.S., "Parallel Simulation of ATM Switches Using Relaxation"
Performance Evaluation (Special Issue on ATM Networks: Performance Modelling and Analysis), Vol. 41, Issue 2-3, pp. 149-164
Elsevier Science BV (North-Holland)

Silva, F. and Watson, P., "Or-Parallel Prolog on a Distributed Memory Architecture"
The Journal of Logic Programming, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 173-186
Elsevier Science Inc. (North-Holland)

Hamilton, M.D. and Mitrani, I., "Optimal Allocation Policies for Mobile Agents"
In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Performance Evaluation: Modelling Techniques and Tools (TOOLS 2000), Schaumburg, IL, USA, 27-31 March 2000, pp. 145-155
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1786, Haverkort, B.R., Bohnenkamp, H.C. and Smith, C.U. (eds.), Springer-Verlag

McGough, A.S. and Mitrani, I., "Efficient Distributed Simulation of a Communication Switch with Bursty Sources and Losses"
In Proceedings of the 14th ACM/IEEE/SCS Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS 2000), Bologna, Italy, 28-31 May 2000, pp. 85-92
Bruce, D., Donatiello, L. and Turner, S. (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press

Watson, P. and Lee, P.A., "The NU-Grid Persistent Object Computation Server"
In Proceedings of the 1st European GRID Forum Workshop, Poznan, Poland, 12-13 April 2000 (part of the ISTHMUS 2000 Conference), pp. 357-364
Instytut Informatyki, Politechnika Poznánska, Poznan

Smith, J.A., Watson, P., de F. Mendes Sampaio, S. and Paton, N.W., "Polar: An Architecture for a Parallel ODMG Compliant Object Database"
In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Knowledge Management (CIKM 2000), McLean, Virginia, USA, 6-11 November 2000, pp. 352-359
Agah, A., Callan, J. and Rundensteiner, E. (eds), ACM Press, New York
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Webber, J. and Lee, P.A., "Visual Object-Oriented Development of Parallel Applications"
In Proceedings of the IEEE VL 2000 Satellite Workshop on Visual Methods for Parallel and Distributed Programming, Seattle, USA, 14 September 2000. Part of the 2000 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL 2000), Seattle, USA, 10-14 September 2000
Wirtz, G. and Zhang, K. (eds.),

Morgan, G. and Rischbeck, T., "Implementing Scalable Networked Virtual Environments using Replicated VRML Servers"
In Proceedings of the International SRDS Workshop on Object-Oriented Reliable Distributed Systems (WOODS 2000). Held as part of the 19th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS '00), Nürnberg, Germany, 16-18 October 2000
IEEE Computer Society [ View paper (pdf) ]

Smith, J., de F. Mendes Sampaio, S., Watson, P. and Paton, N.W., "An Architecture for a Parallel Object Database"
In Proceedings of the Workshop on High Performance Object Databases (HIPOD 2000), Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 20-21 July 2000
Rana, O.F. and Caine, N. (eds.), Department of Computer Science, Cardiff University

1999

Vajnovski, V. and Phillips, C., "On the Parallel Generation of P-sequences"
International Journal of Computers and their Applications, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Acta Press

Ansell, P.S., Glazebrook, K.D. , Mitrani, I. and Nino-Mora, J., "A Semidefinite Programming Approach to the Optimal Control of a Single Server Queueing System with Imposed Second Moment Constraints"
Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 50, Issue 7, pp. 765-773
Palgrave Macmillan

Phillips, C. and Vajnovski, V., "Systollic Generation of K-ary Trees"
Parallel Processing Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 93-101
World Scientific Publishing Company

Misra, M. and Mitrani, I., "On the Propagation of Updates in Distributed Replicated Systems"
Performance Evaluation, Vol. 35, Issue 3-4, pp. 131-144
Elsevier Science BV (North-Holland)

Hamilton, M.D., Liu, B. and Mitrani, I., "Analysis and Optimization of a Distributed Directory"
In Proceedings of the 10th GI/ITG Special Interest Conference (MMB '99), Trier, Germany, 22-24 September 1999, pp. 201-211
Baum, D., Müller, N.T. and Rödler, R. (eds.), VDE Verlag GmbH, Berlin

Ansell, P.S., Glazebrook, K.D., Mitrani, I. and Nino-Mora, J., "A Semidefinite Programming Approach to the Optimal Control of a Single Server Queueing System with Imposed Second Moment Constraints"
In Proceedings of the 10th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ulm, Germany, 26-28 July 1999
INFORMS

Dantzer, J.-F., Mitrani, I., Puhalskii, A.A. and Robert, P., "Large Scale and Heavy Traffic Asymptotics for Systems with Unreliable Servers"
In Proceedings of the 10th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ulm, Germany, 26-28 July 1999
INFORMS

Watson, P. and Parastatidis, S., "An Optimised Lazy Task Creation Technique for Iterative and Recursive Computations"
In Proceedings of the 1999 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 1999, pp. 1971-1977
Proceedings vol. 4, Arabnia, H.R. (ed), CSREA Press

Parastatidis, S., and Watson, P., "An Object-Based Software DSM for the NIP Parallel System"
In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Software Distributed Shared Memory (WSDSM '99), Rhodes, Greece, 25 June 1999. Held in conjunction with the 1999 ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS '99)
ACM Press, New York

Watson, P., "The Design of an ODMG Compatible Parallel Object Database Server"
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Vector and Parallel Processing (VECPAR '98), Porto, Portugal, 21-23 June 1998, pp. 593-621
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1573, Palma, J.M.L.M., Dongarra, J. and Hernandez, V. (eds.), Springer-Verlag
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Seo, S.-G., Downie, M.J., Hearn, G.E. and Phillips, C., "A Systolic Algorithm for the Factorisation of Matrices Arising in the Field of Hydrodynamics"
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Vector and Parallel Processing (VECPAR '98), Porto, Portugal, 21-23 June 1998, pp. 355-364
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1573, Palma, J.M.L.M., Dongarra, J. and Hernandez, V (eds.), Springer-Verlag

Watson, P., and Parastatidis, S., "The NIP Parallel Object-Oriented Computational Model"
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Communication, Architecture and Applications for Network-based Parallel Computing (CANPC 1999), Orlando, Florida, USA, 9 January 1999, pp. 122-136
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1602, Sivasubramaniam, A. and Lauria, M. (eds.), Springer-Verlag

1998

Thomas, N. and Mitrani, I., "Approximate Solution of a Pipeline with Server Vacations"
In Proceedings of the 12th European Simulation Multiconference: Simulation Past, Present and Future (ESM98), Manchester, UK, 16-19 June 1998
Zobel, R. and Moeller, D. (eds.), SCS Publishing House

Misra, M. and Mitrani, I., "On the Propagation of Updates in Distributed Replicated Systems"
In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Computer Performance and Dependability Symposium (IPDS '98), Durham, NC, USA, 7-9 September 1998
IEEE Computer Society Press

McGough, S.A. and Mitrani, I., "Parallel Simulation of ATM Switches Using Relaxation"
In Proceedings of the 6th IFIP International Conference on ATM Networks (IFIP ATM '98), West Yorkshire, UK, 1998

Mitrani, I., "Probabilistic Modelling"
Cambridge University Press, London, ISBN 0-521-58511-2

1997

Pakzad, M., Lloyd, J.L. and Phillips, C., "Independent Columns: A New Parallel ILU Preconditioner for the PCG Method"
Parallel Computing, Vol. 23, Issue 6, pp. 637-647
Elsevier Science BV (North-Holland)

Vajnovski, V. and Phillips, C., "An Optimal Systolic Algorithm for Generating P-Sequences"
In Proceedings of the 10th ISCA International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS-97), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 1-3 October 1997, pp. 209-212
El-Amawy, A. and Zheng, S.Q. (eds.), International Society for Computers and their Applications (ISCA), Raleigh

Vajnovski, V. and Phillips, C., "Optimal Parallel Algorithms for Generating K-ary Trees"
In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-97), Tempe, Arizona, USA, 13-15 March 1997, pp. 201-204
Woodfill, M.C. (ed), International Society for Computers and their Applications (ISCA), Raleigh

Mitrani, I. and Yakovlev, A., "Tree Arbiter With Nearest-Neighbour Scheduling"
In Proceedings of the 13th UK Workshop on Performance Engineering of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (UKPEW '97), Ilkley, West Yorkshire, UK, 24th July 1997, pp. 29/1-29/15
UK Performance Engineering Workshop/Edinburgh University Press

Vajnovski, V. and Phillips, C., "Parallel Generation of k-ary Trees"
In Proceedings of the Conference on High Performance Computing on the Information Superhighway (HPC-Asia '97), Seoul, Korea, 28 April-2 May 1997, pp. 117-121
IEEE Computer Society Press

1996

Greenberg, A.G., Lubachevsky, B.D. and Mitrani, I., "Superfast Parallel Discrete Event Simulations"
ACM Transactions on Modelling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 107-136
ACM Press, New York

Banâtre, M., Gefflaut, A. and Joubert, P. et. al., "An Architecture for Tolerating Processor Failures in Shared-Memory Multiprocessors"
IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 45, Issue 10, pp. 1101-1115
IEEE Computer Society

Ansell, P.S., Glazebrook, K.D. and Mitrani, I., "Server Allocation Subject to Variance Constraints"
Performance Evaluation, Vol. 27, Issue 28, pp. 147-158
Elsevier Science BV (North-Holland)

Watson, P., Ward, M., and Hoyle, K., "The System Management of the ICL GOLDRUSH Parallel Database Server"
In Proceedings of the 1996 International Conference and Exhibition on High-Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN Europe 1996), Brussels, Belgium, 15-19 April 1996, pp. 150-157
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1067, Liddell, H.M., Colbrook, A., Hertzberger, R. and Sloot, P.M.A. (eds.), Springer-Verlag
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Misra, M. and Mitrani, I., "Analysis of Data Replication with Two Levels of Consistency"
In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Performance and Dependability Symposium (IPDS '96), Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, 4-6 September 1996, pp. 230-239
IEEE Computer Society Press

Phillips, C. and Vajnovszki, V., "Two Optimal Parallel Algorithms for Generating P-sequences"
In Proceedings of the 9th ISCA International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS-96), Dijon, France, 25-27 September 1996, pp. 819-821
Yetongnon, K. and Hariri, S. (eds.), International Society for Computers and their Applications (ISCA), Raleigh

1995

Lee, P.A. and Phillips, C., "Visualising Parallel Numerical Software Performance on a Shared Memory Multiprocessor"
Computing Systems in Engineering, Vol. 6, Issue 4-5, pp. 351-365
Elsevier Science Ltd.

Watson, P. and Catlow, G.W., "The Architecture of the ICL Goldrush MegaServer"
Ingenuity: the ICL Technical Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 191-205
International Computers Ltd.

Watson, P. and Robinson, E.H., "The Hardware Architecture of the ICL GOLDRUSH MegaSERVER"
Ingenuity: the ICL Technical Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 206-219
International Computers Ltd.
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Watson, P. and Catlow, G.W., "The Architecture of the ICL GOLDRUSH MegaSERVER"
In Proceedings of the 13th British National Conference on Databases: Advances in Databases (BNCOD 13), Manchester, UK, 12-14 July 1995, pp. 249-262
Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 940, Goble, C. and Keane, J.A. (eds.), Springer-Verlag
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Kaya, D. and Wright, K., "Parallel Algorithms for Linear Algebra on a Shared Memory Multiprocessor"
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Colloquium on Numerical Analysis, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, August 1994, pp. 209-218
Bainov, D. and Covachev, V. (eds.), VSP, Utrecht
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Boxma, O.J., Koole, G.M. and Mitrani, I., "A Two-Queue Polling Model with Threshold Service Policy"
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation (MASCOTS '95), Durham, North Carolina, USA, 18-20 January 1995, pp. 84-88
Dowd, P. and Gelenbe, E. (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press

Baccelli, F., Jean-Marie, A. and Mitrani, I. (eds.), "Quantitative Methods in Parallel Systems"
ESPRIT Basic Research Series, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-60125-2

Boxma, O.J., Koole, G.M. and Mitrani, I. "Polling Models with Threshold Switching"
In: "Quantitative Methods in Parallel Systems", Baccelli, F., Jean-Marie, A. and Mitrani, I. (eds.), pp. 129-140
ESPRIT Basic Research Series Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-60125-2

Mitrani, I., Ost, A. and Rettelbach, M. "TIPP and the Spectral Expansion Method"
In: "Quantitative Methods in Parallel Systems", Baccelli, F., Jean-Marie, A. and Mitrani, I. (eds.)
ESPRIT Basic Research Series Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-60125-2

1994

Chakka, R. and Mitrani, I., "Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems with Breakdowns: Performance and Optimal Repair Strategies"
Theoretical Computer Science (Special Issue on Probabilistic Modelling), Vol. 125, Issue 1, pp. 91-109
Elsevier Science Publishers BV

Ettl, M. and Mitrani, I., "Applying Spectral Expansion in Evaluating the Performance of Multiprocessor Systems"
In Proceedings of the 3rd Quantitative Modeling in Parallel Systems (QMIPS) Workshop: Performance Evaluation of Parallel and Distributed Systems: Solution Methods, Torino, Italy, 25-26 September 1993
CWI Tracts vol. 105, Boxma, O.J. and Koole, G.M. (eds.), CWI, Amsterdam

Ametistova, A. and Mitrani, I., "Modelling and Evaluation of Cache Coherence Protocols in Multiprocessor Systems"
In Proceedings of the 9th UK Performance Engineering Workshop for Computer and Telecommunication Systems: Computer and Telecommunication Systems Performance Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, July 1993
Woodward, M.E., Datta, S. and Szumko, S. (eds.), Pentech Press, London


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