Research papers and articles
The project has been particularly successful in producing a number of refereed research publications. These are listed here.
 W. Emmerich: Distributed Component Technologies and their Software Engineering Implications. In Proc. of the 24th Int. Conference on Software Engineering, Orlando, Florida. pp. 537-546. ACM Press. 2002
 G. Piccinilli, W. Emmerich, C. Zirpins and K. Schuett: Web Services Interfaces for Inter-organizational Business Processes: An Infrastructure for Automated Reconciliation. In Proc. of the 6th IEEE Int. Conference on Enterprise Distributed Object Computing, Lausanne, IEEE Computer Society Press. pp. 285-292. 2002
 W. Emmerich and N. Kaveh: Component Technologies: Java Beans, COM, CORBA, RMI, EJB and the CORBA Component Model. Proc. of the 24th Int. Conference on Software Engineering, Orlando, Florida. pp. 691-692. ACM Press. 2002
 N. Cook, S.K. Shrivastava and S.M. Wheater:Distributed Object Middleware to Support Dependable Information Sharing between Organisations. IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN-2002), June 2002, Washington DC
 S.K. Shrivastava: Middleware for supporting inter-organisational interactions. In Proceedings of Workshop on Future Directions in Distributed Computing (FuDiCo), Bertinoro, Italy, June 02
 E. Turrini and F. Panzieri: Using P2P Techniques for Content Distribution Internetworking: A Research Proposal. In proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, Linköping, Sweden, 5-7 Sept. 2002
 G. Lodi: End-to-end QoS-aware Middleware Services. 7th Cabernet Radical Workshop, Bertinoro (FC), Italy, 13-16 Oct. 2002
 E. Turrini: A Platform for Request Routing in Content Distribution Internetworks. 7th Cabernet Radical Workshop, Bertinoro (FC), Italy, 13-16 Oct. 2002
 N. Mezzetti and F. Panzieri: The Data Grid: Security and Privacy Issues. In Proc. 4th European Dependable Computing Conference, Toulouse (F), 22-25 Oct. 2002
 A. Aldini, M. Bernardo, R. Gorrieri and M. Roccetti: QoS Evaluation of IP Telephony Services: A Specification Language Based Simulation Software Tool. Systems Analysis Modelling Simulation, Taylor and Francis Group Pub., accepted for publication, December 2002
 A. Di Ferdinando, P. McKee and A. Amoroso: A Policy Based Approach for Automated Topology Management of Peer To Peer Networks and a Prototype Implementation. In Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY2003), Lake Como, Italy, June 2003.
 G.N. Rodrigues, G. Roberts, W. Emmerich and J. Skene: Reliability Support for the Model Driven Architecture. In Proc of the ICSE Workshop on Software Architecture for Dependable Systems 2003 (RRES03: Reliability Support), ICSE 2003
D.D. Lamanna, J. Skene and W. Emmerich: SLAng: A Language for Service Level Agreements. In Proc. of the 9th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends in Distributed Computing Systems (LSE03: SLAng), 2003, (pages 100-106) IEEE Computer Society Press.
 D.D. Lamanna, J. Skene and W. Emmerich: SLAng: A Language for Defining Service Level Agreements. Accepted for Poster presentation, Middleware 2003, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 N. Kaveh and W. Emmerich: Validating Distributed Object and Component Designs. In Formal Methods for Software Architecture, Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2804, 2003, pages 63-91, Edited by M. Bernardo and P. Inverardi KE03: Validating)
 J. Skene and W. Emmerich: Model Driven Performance Analysis of Enterprise Information Systems. In Proc. of International Workshop on Test and Analysis of Component Based Systems, Warsaw, April 13th, 2003 in conjunction with European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software (ETAPS) 2003. And in Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, April 2003, vol. 82, number 6 (SE03: Performance)
 C. Molina-Jimenez, S.K. Shrivastava, E. Solaiman and J. Warne: Contract Representation for Run-time Monitoring and Enforcement. In Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Electronic Commerce (CEC’03), Newport Beach, CA, June 2003, pp. 103-110
 A. Amoroso and F. Panzieri: A scalable architecture for responsive auction services over the Internet. TR UBLCS-2003-09, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Bologna, June 2003
 E.Turrini: Dependability Issues in Content Distribution Internet-working. In Proc. of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, Student Forum, June 2003
 G. Lodi and F. Panzieri: JBoss vs. JOnAS. TAPAS Project Internal Report, June 2003
 W. Beckmann and M. Koßmann: An Answer to the JBoss vs. JOnAS Comparison. Adesso AG, 30 June 2003
 J. Crowcroft, S. Hand, R. Mortier, T. Roscoe and A. Warfield: QoS`s Downfall: At the bottom, or not at all!. In Proc. of the ACM Workshop on Revisitng IP Quality of Service (RIPQoS), pp. 109-114, August 2003, Karlsruhe, Germany
 P. Gevros: Internet Service Differentiation using Transport Options: the case for policy-aware congestion control. In Proc. of the ACM Workshop on Revisitng IP Quality of Service (RIPQoS), pp. 151-157, August 2003, Karlsruhe, Germany
 P.D. Ezhilchelvan and S.K. Shrivastava: Systematic Development of a Family of Fair Exchange Protocols. Seventeenth Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security, Estes Park, Colorado, August 2003
 S. Ferretti and M. Roccetti: On Designing an Event Delivery Service for Multiplayer Networked Games: An Approach based on Obsolescence. In Proc. 7th International Conference on Internet, Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA 2003), Honolulu, (HI), August 2003
 M. Roccetti and P. Salomoni: The Design and Performance of a Wireless Internet Application for Supporting Multimedia City Guides. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education (ITRE 2003), Newark (NJ), August 2003
 N. Mezzetti: Towards a Model for Trust Relationships in Virtual Enterprises. In Proceedings of 14th Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'03) Workshop, 1 - 5 September 2003, Prague (Czech Republic)
 J. Skene, G. Piccinelli and M. Stearns: Modelling Electronic Service Systems Using UML. In Workshop on Service Based Software Engineering, FM2003-SBSE, Pisa, Italy, 2003, September, "Technische Universität München", pages15—30, url: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/J.Skene/phd/sbse2.pdf (SPS03: Modelling)
 A.I. Kistijantoro, G. Morgan, S.K. Shrivastava and M.C. Little: Component Replication in Distributed Systems: a Case study using Enterprise Java Beans. In Proc. of the 22nd IEEE/IFIP Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS2003), Florence, October 2003, pp. 89-98, ISBN: 0-7695-1955-5
 J.Skene and W. Emmerich: A Model Driven Architecture Approach to Analysis of Non-Functional Properties of Software Architectures. In Proc. of the 18th IEEE Conference on Automated Software Engineering (SE03), October 2003, Montreal, Canada (pages 236-239), 2003. IEEE Computer Society Press
 E. Turrini: A Protocol for exchanging performance data in Content Distribution Internetworks. 8th CaberNet Radicals Workshop, Ajaccio, Corsica, 5 - 8 October 2003
 N. Cook, S.K. Shrivastava and S. Wheater: Middleware Support for Non-repudiable Transactional Information Sharing between Enterprises. In Proc. of the 4th IFIP International Conf. on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems, DAIS 03, November 2003, Paris
 E. Solaiman, C. Molina-Jimenez and S.K. Shrivastava: Model Checking Correctness Properties of Electronic Contracts. International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, Trento, November, 2003. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 2910, Springer (2003).
 E. Turrini: An architecture for Content Delivery Networks federation. CaberNet Plenary Workshop, 5-7 November 2003, Porto Santo, Portugal
 E. Turrini: Analyzing web response time. CaberNet Plenary Workshop, 5-7 November 2003, Porto Santo, Portugal
 C. Molina-Jimenez, S.K. Shrivastava, E. Solaiman and J. Warne: Run-time Monitoring and Enforcement of Electronic Contracts. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), Elsevier, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2004
 G. Denaro, A. Polini and W. Emmerich: Early Performance Testing of Distributed Software Applications. In Proc. of the 4th Int. Workshop on Software and Performance, San Francisco, January 2004 (ACM Press)
 E. Turrini and V. Ghini: A Protocol for exchanging performance data in Content Distribution Internetworks. In Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Networking (ICN'04), February 29 - March 4, 2004 – Creole Beach Hotel, Gosier, Guadeloupe, French Caribbean
 N. Cook, P. Robinson and S.K. Shrivastava: Component Middleware to Support Non-repudiable Service Interactions. In Proc. of the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2004), Florence, June 2004, pp. 605-614.
 C. Molina-Jimenez, S.K. Shrivastava, J. Crowcroft and P. Gevros: On the Monitoring of Contractual Service Level Agreements. In Proc of the First IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Contracting (WEC), July 2004, San Diego
 J. Skene, D. Lamanna and W. Emmerich: Precise Service Level Agreements. In Proc. of the 26th Int. Conference on Software Engineering, Edinburgh, UK, Sept. 2004. ACM Press
 L. Capra. Engineering Human Trust in Mobile System Collaborations. In Proc. of the 12th International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (SIGSOFT 2004/FSE-12). November 2004.
 L. Capra. Towards a Human Trust Model for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks. In Proc. of 2nd UK-UbiNet Workshop. May 2004, London, United Kingdom.
 N. Mezzetti, Enabling Trust-Awareness in Naming Services. In Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Trust and Privacy in Digital Business, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 3184, pp. 20-29, 2004.
 N. Mezzetti: A Socially Inspired Reputation Model. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag GmbH, Volume 3093 / 2004: Public Key Infrastructure: First European PKI Workshop: Research and Applications, Samos Island, Greece, June 25-26, 2004, Editors: Sokratis K. Katsikas, Stefanos Gritzalis, Javier Lopez
 G. Lodi, F. Panzieri: QoS-aware Clustering of Application Servers. In Proc. 1st IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service in Application Servers (QoSAS 2004), in conjunction with 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2004), Jurerê Beach Village, Santa Catarina Island, Brazil, 17 October 2004.
 Davide Rossi, Elisa Turrini: Testing J2EE clustering performance and what we found there. In Proc. 1st IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service in Application Servers (QoSAS 2004), in conjunction with 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2004), Jurerê Beach Village, Santa Catarina Island, Brazil, 17 October 2004.
 Di Ferdinando A., Ezhilchelvan P.D., Mitrani I.: Design and Evaluation of a QoS-Adaptive System for Reliable Multicasting. In Proc. of the 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS04), Florianópolis, Brazil, October 2004.
 G. Ferrari, S. Shrivastava, P. Ezhilchelvan: An Approach to Adaptive Performance Tuning of Application Servers. In Proc. 1st IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service in Application Servers QoSAS 2004), in conjunction with 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2004),Santa Catarina Island, Brazil, 17 October 2004.
 D. Rossi, E. Turrini: Analyzing Performance Data Exchange in Content Delivery Networks. In Proc. International Conference on Networking (ICN '05), Reunion Island, April 17-21, 2005.
 N. Mezzetti: Design and Evaluation of a Trust-Aware Naming Service, To appear in Computer Systems Science and Engineering Journal, 2005.
 W. Emmerich, J. Skene: Engineering Runtime Requirements-Monitoring Systems using MDA Technologies, Symposium on Trustworthy Global Computing (part of ETAPS in Edinburgh, April 2005), to be published in LNCS by Springer Verlag.
 C. Molina-Jimenez, J. Pruyne and A. van Moorsel: Software Architectures for Service Level Agreements and Contracts, To appear in "Architecting Dependable Systems III", to be published in the LNCS series by Springer in 2005, Editors: Rogerio de Lemos, Cristina Gacek and Sascha Romanovsky.
 EU-Forschungsprojekt fördert ASP-Markt (EU research project encourages ASP market)
 Industriemanagement (Industrial management), pp 77, GITO mbH Verlag,1/2003, Berlin, Germany
 Marktbelebung durch mehr Sicherheit und Qualität (Market upturn by more security and quality)
 Versicherungswirtschaft (Insurance economy) pp 67, Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft GmbH, 1/2003, Karlsruhe, Germany
 Die zweite ASP-Welle ist auf dem Weg (The second wave of ASP is on it’s way) Computerwoche, pp 34-35, IDG Business Verlag GmbH, 26/2003, München, Germany
 TAPAS macht Appetit auf ASP (TAPAS whets one’s appetite for ASP) eCommerce Magazin 06-07 /2003, IWT Magazin Verlags-GmbH, Vaterstetten, Germany.