Volume 6, Numbers 3 - 4

February 2005(click for Next issue)

ISSN      1473-804x Online

ISSN      1473-8031 Print

International Journal of

Simulation

Systems, Science & Technology

Special Issue on:

Performance Engineering

of

Computer and Communication Systems

Guest Editors for this issue: Irfan Awan, Rod Fretwell, Department of Computing, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK, i.awan@scm.brad.ac.uk

Editor-in-chief: David Al-Dabass, School of Computing and Informatics, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Editorial Paper

PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING OF COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Irfan Awan and Rod Fretwell

 

1

A DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING MODEL OF TWO HETEROGENEOUS CLUSTERS WITH CO-ALLOCATION OF JOBS

Dimitrios Filippopoulos and Helen Karatza

4

THE COMPILE- AND RUN-TIME PERFORMANCE CONSIDERATIONS OF IMPLEMENTING CROSS-CUTTING CONCERNS AS ASPECTS

Jeff Dalton, Saket Rungta, Lakshmi Shankar and Matthew Webster

15

RESULTS OF PROFILING AND ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOUROF MEMORY OBJECTS IN JAVA

Danko Basch and J urica Borozan

26

SEMI-MARKOV PEPA: MODELLING WITH GENERALLY DISTRIBUTED ACTIONS

Jeremy Bradley

43

THE NEED FOR AND THE ADVANTAGES OF GENERALIZED TENSOR ALGEBRA FOR KNONECKER STRUCTURED REPRESENTATIONS

Leonardo Brenner, Paulo Fernandes and Afonso Sales

52

ADMISSION CONTROL AND ROUTING OF SMOOTHED VIDEO STREAMS

Chris Bewick, Rubem Pereira and Madjid Merabti

61

PERFORMANCE MODELLING OF WORMHOLE-ROUTED HYPERCUBES WITHBURSTY TRAFFIC AND FINITE BUFFERS

Demetres Kouvatsos, Salam Assi and Mohamed Ould-Khaoua

69

IMPROVING THE NETWORK TRANSMISSION COST OF DIFFERENTIATED WEB SERVICES

Irfan Awan and Muhammad Younas

82

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