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The security of a major operating system is investigated, including recently announced security enhancements. Four areas of security which are generally applicable to operating system design are discussed. File system security flaws were discovered, permitting a total system penetration. These flaws are described and improvements are recommended.
The programming language POOL (Parallel Object Oriented Logic) allows computation to be represented as a collection of parallel objects which communicate via asynchronous message passing. Object procedures are Constraint Logic Programming (CLP) programs. POOL objects are mapped transparently to a network of CLP machines which execute concurrently. An(More)
We have developed a set of interactive tools for collecting, annotating, and analyzing group communication sessions. These tools have been used to model group meetings which we have enacted on our computer-based video conferencing system as well as single location meetings. The purpose of this work is to support the analysis of group meetings over(More)