|Welcome to the new Travler
project pages (note that this link provides a more detailed discussion
of the Travler project, including links to related research, important
papers and software downloads). The TRAnsparent VirtuaLEnviRonment
(Travler) project is one of several multi-year DARPA-funded research
efforts within the UCLA Computer Science Department. This nomadic computing
project focuses on developing models, prototyping systems software and
conducting experiments to support the needs of not just multiple users
using the same files and systems, but users that are increasingly mobile.
The illustration above depicts deployment of the various Travler project components. Some of the components will link you to a page describing that component in detail. Although this illustration depicts Travler within the dynamics of a military environment, Travler is equally valuable in any conceivable mobile computing environment.
Each Principal Investigator on the Travler project has an extensive background in a project-essential nomadic computing field:
Leonard Kleinrock is recognized as one of the leading experts on modeling of computer networks. Because of his pioneering work on the first ARPANET protocols, he has been acknowledged as one of the "fathers" of the Internet.
Gerald Popek has been developing system software for distributed environments and researching security for system software for over twenty years.
Rajive Bagrodia is a leading expert in the field of parallel discrete event simulation and has taken the lead in designing simulation platforms to support research in mobile computing.
Peter Reiher has been developing system software for unreliable distributed environments for fifteen years, including naming systems, replicated file systems, and systems for secure collaboration over insecure networks.
|Last modified: June 23, 1998|