By Jorge E. López de Vergara, Víctor A. Villagrá, Julio Berrocal (auth.), Jürgen Schönwälder, Joan Serrat (eds.)
This quantity of the Lecture Notes in computing device technology sequence includes the entire papersacceptedforpresentationatthe16thIFIP/IEEEInternationalWorkshop on dispensed structures: Operations and administration (DSOM 2005), which used to be held on the college Polit` ecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona in the course of October 24– 26, 2005. DSOM 2005 was once the 16th workshop in a chain of annual workshop and it the footsteps of hugely profitable earlier conferences, the main - cent of which have been held in Davis, united states (DSOM 2004), Heidelberg, Germany (DSOM 2003), Montreal, Canada (DSOM 2002), Nancy, France (DSOM 2001), and Austin, united states (DSOM 2000). The target of the DSOM workshop is to deliver togetherresearchersintheareasofnetworks,systems,andservicesmanagement, from either and academia, to debate fresh advances and foster destiny progress during this ?eld. not like the bigger administration symposia, akin to IM (Integrated administration) and NOMS (Network Operations and administration Symposium), the DSOM workshops are equipped as single-track courses in an effort to stimulate interplay between participants.