Handbook of Research on Service-Oriented Systems and Non-Functional Properties: Future Directions


Handbook of Research on Service-Oriented Systems and Non-Functional Properties: Future Directions

A book edited by Stephan Reiff-Marganiec (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK) and Marcel Tilly (European Microsoft Innovation Centre, Aachen, Germany) To be published by IGI Global in 2011 as part of the Advances in Knowledge Management (AKM) Book Series.

We are pleased to announce that the final proof has been signed of by the editors on 12th October 2011. You can now find details on the book at:

http://www.igi-global.com/book/handbook-research-service-oriented-systems/55308

Thanks

We would like to thank (amongst others) the authors of all the chapters for their excellent contributions and the editorial advisory board for their input in producing this handbook.

From the Foreword

"This book covers an impressive number of topics and presents a wealth of research ideas and techniques that will excite any researcher (or practitioner) wishing to understand QoS management for Service-oriented Systems. It is pleasant to see that diverse and complex topics relating to QoS management are explained in an eloquent manner and include extensive references to help the interested reader find out more information about these topics. All in all this is an impressive book and an invaluable source of knowledge for advanced students and researchers working in or wishing to know more about this exciting field."
-Michael P. Papazoglou, European Institute in Service Science, Tilburg, The Netherlands