I am pleased to announce the publication of two new books pertinent to
distributed computing theory:

*Cooperative Task-Oriented Computing: Algorithms and Complexity*
by Chryssis Georgiou (University of Cyprus) and Alexander A.
Shvartsman (University
of Connecticut)

Table of Contents: Introduction / Distributed Cooperation and Adversity /
Paradigms and Techniques / Shared-Memory Algorithms / Message-Passing
Algorithms / The *Do-All

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*New Models for Population Protocols*
Othon Michail, Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, and Paul G. Spirakis (Research
Academic Computer Technology Institute)

Table of Contents: Population Protocols / The Computational Power of
Population Protocols / Enhancing the model / Mediated Population Protocols
and Symmetry / Passively Mobile Machines that Use Restricted Space /
Conclusions and Open Research Directions / Acronyms / Authors' Biographies

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that that have licensed the content through the Synthesis Digital Library of
Engineering and Computer
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Lectures on Distributed Computing

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booksellers worldwide.

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