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Point Clouds: Visibility and Visualization
Direct Visibility of Point Sets,
Sagi Katz, Ayellet Tal, and Ronen Basri.
SIGGRAPH 2007, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 26, Issue 3, August 2007, 24/1-24/11.
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Improving the Visual Comprehension of Point Sets,
Sagi Katz and Ayellet Tal.
CVPR 2013.
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On the Visibility of Point Clouds,
Sagi Katz and Ayellet Tal.
ICCV 2015 (ORAL).
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Shape Analysis & Archaeology
Relief Analysis and Extraction,
Rony Zatzarinni, Ayellet Tal, and Ariel Shamir.
SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 28, Issue 5, 2009, 136:1-9.
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Prominent field for shape processing of archaeological artifacts,
Michael Kolomenkin, Ilan Shimshoni, and Ayellet Tal.
International Journal of Computer Vision 94(1): 89-100, 2011.
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Reconstruction of relief objects from line drawings,
Michael Kolomenkin, George Leifman, Ilan Shimshoni, and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 993-1000, 2011.
Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013.
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Computer-Based, Automatic Recording and Illustration of Complex Archaeological Artifacts,
Ayelet Gilboa, Ayellet Tal, Ilan Shimshoni, and Michael Kolomenkin.
Journal of Archaeological Science, 2013.
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See also:
Demarcating Curves for Shape Illustration, 2008
On Edge Detection on Surfaces, 2009
3D Euler Spirals for 3D Curve Completion, 2011
Surface Partial Matching & Application to Archaeology, 2011
Mesh Colorization, 2012
Multi-Scale Curve Detection on Surfaces, 2013
Context-based Coherent Surface Completion, 2014
Feature-Preserving Surface Completion Using Four Points, 2014
Mesh Segmentation, Colorization, and Applications
Strategies for Polyhedral Surface Decomposition: An Experimental Study,
Bernard Chazelle, David Dobkin, Nadia Shouraboura and Ayellet Tal.
Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, June 1995.
Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, 7(4-5): 327-342, 1997 (invited to a special issue).
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Polyhedral Surface Decomposition with Applications,
Emanuel Zuckerberger, Ayellet Tal and Shymon Shlafman.
Computers and Graphics, 26(5): 733-743, 2002 (Invited to a special issue)
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Hierarchical Mesh Decomposition using Fuzzy Clustering and Cuts,
Sagi Katz and Ayellet Tal.
SIGGRAPH 2003, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 22 , Issue 3, 2003, 954-961.
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Modeling by Example,
Thomas Funkhouser, Michael Kazhdan, Philip Shilane, Patrick Min, William Kiefer, Ayellet Tal, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, David Dobkin.
SIGGRAPH 2004, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol 23, No 3, 2004, 652-663.
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Mesh Segmentation using Feature Point and Core Extraction,
Sagi Katz, George Leifman, and Ayellet Tal.
The Visual Computer (Pacific Graphics), Volume 21, Numbers 8-10, 649-658, October 2005.
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Mesh segmentation-A comparative study,
Marco Attene, Sagi Katz, Michela Mortara, Giuseppe Patane, Michela Spagnuolo, and Ayellet Tal.
Shape Modeling International (SMI), 2006.
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Paper Craft Models from Meshes,
Idan Shatz, Ayellet Tal, and George Leifman.
The Visual Computer (Pacific Graphics), Volume 22, Issue 9, 2006, 825-834.
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Mesh Segmentation for CAD Applications,
Ayellet Tal.
ESDA - 9th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, 2008 (invited).
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Mesh Segmentation Refinement,
Lotan Kaplansky and Ayellet Tal.
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics), 28(7), 1995-2003, October 2009.
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Mesh Colorization,
George Leifman and Ayellet Tal.
Computer Graphics Forum (EUROGRAPHICS) Volume 31, Issue 2, 421-430, 2012.
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Pattern-Driven Colorization of 3D Surfaces,
George Leifman and Ayellet Tal.
CVPR 2013.
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Feature Curves in 3D
Demarcating Curves for Shape Illustration,
Michael Kolomenkin, Ilan Shimshoni and Ayellet Tal.
SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2008, 157:1-9.
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On Edge Detection on Surfaces,
Michael Kolomenkin, Ilan Shimshoni, and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2009, 2767-2774.
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3D Euler Spirals for 3D Curve Completion,
Gur Harary and Ayellet Tal.
ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, 2010, 393-402.
Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, 45(3), 2012, 115-126.
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Piecewise 3D Euler spirals,
David Ben-Haim, Gur Harary and Ayellet Tal.
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM) '10, September 2010, 201-206.
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The Natural 3D Spiral,
Gur Harary and Ayellet Tal.
Computer Graphics Forum (EUROGRAPHICS) 30(2): 237-246, 2011.
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Multi-Scale Curve Detection on Surfaces,
Michael Kolomenkin, Ilan Shimshoni and Ayellet Tal.
CVPR 2013.
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Saliency & Applications
Context-Aware Saliency Detection,
Stas Goferman, Lihi Zelnik-Manor, and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2376-2383, 2010 (ORAL).
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 34(10), 1915-1926, 2012.
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The project page & Software
Puzzle-like Collage,
Stas Goferman, Ayellet Tal, Lihi Zelnik-Manor.
Computer Graphics Forum (EUROGRAPHICS) 29(2), 459-468, 2010.
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Saliency For Image Manipulation,
Ran Margolin, Lihi Zelnik-Manor, Ayellet Tal.
The Visual Computer, 2012.
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Surface Regions of Interest for Viewpoint Selection,
George Leifman, Elizabeth Shtrom and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 414-421, 2012 (ORAL).
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 38(12), 2016.
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Supplementary
What Makes a Patch Distinct?
Ran Margolin, Ayellet Tal, Lihi Zelnik-Manor.
CVPR 2013.
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The project page & Software
Saliency Detection in Large Point Sets
Elizabeth Shtrom, George Leifman, Ayellet Tal.
ICCV 2013.
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Supplementary 1 , Supplementary 2
How to Evaluate Foreground Maps?
Ran Margolin, Lihi Zelnik-Manor, Ayellet Tal.
CVPR 2014.
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Completion, Reconstruction, and Metamorphosis
Polyhedron Realization for Shape Transformation,
Avner Shapiro and Ayellet Tal.
The Visual Computer, 14 (8-9): 429-444, December 1998 (special issue on metamorphosis).
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Image Morphing with Feature Preserving Texture,
Ayellet Tal and Gershon Elber.
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics '99), September 1999.
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Multi-Level Sensitive Reconstruction of Polyhedral Surfaces from Parallel Slices,
Gill Barequet, Daniel Shapiro and Ayellet Tal.
Visualization '96, October 1996, 149-156, 479.
The Visual Computer, Vol. 16, No. 2, March 2000, 116-133.
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Metamorphosis of Polygonal Shapes with Different Topologies,
Tatiana Surazhsky, Vitaly Surazhsky, Gill Barequet, and Ayellet Tal.
Computers & Graphics, Vol 25, No 1, February 2001, 29-39 (special issue on shape blending).
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Image-Based Animation of Facial Expressions,
Gideon Moiza, Ayellet Tal, Ilan Shimshoni, David Barnett and Yael Moses.
The Visual Computer, Vol. 18, No. 7, November 2002, 445-467.
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Movies generated by the reconstruction algorithm
Metamorphosis of Polyhedral Surfaces using Decomposition,
Shymon Shlafman, Ayellet Tal and Sagi Katz.
Eurographics 2002, September 2002, 219-228.
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Movies generated by the algorithm
Context-based Coherent Surface Completion,
Gur Harary, Ayellet Tal, Eitan Grinspun.
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 33(1), 2014.
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Feature-Preserving Surface Completion Using Four Points,
Gur Harary, Ayellet Tal, Eitan Grinspun.
Computer Graphics Forum (SGP), 2014.
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Solving Multiple Square Jigsaw Puzzles with Missing Pieces,
Genady Paikin and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015.
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Additional examples of puzzles with missing pieces
Additional examples of puzzles with mixed pieces
Similarity, Retrieval and Classification
Content Based Retrieval of VRML Objects - An Iterative and Interactive Approach,
Michael Elad, Ayellet Tal and Sigal Ar.
EG Multimedia, September 2001, 97-108.
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Signatures of 3D Models for Retrieval,
George Leifman, Sagi Katz, Ayellet Tal and Ron Meir.
The 4th Israel-Korea Bi-National Conference on Geometric Modeling and Computer Graphics, February 2003, 159-163.
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Relevance Feedback for 3D Shape Retrieval,
George Leifman, Ron Meir and Ayellet Tal.
The 5th Israel-Korea Bi-National Conference on Geometric Modeling and Computer Graphics, October 2004, 15-19.
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Semantic-Oriented 3D Shape Retrieval using Relevance Feedback,
George Leifman, Ron Meir and Ayellet Tal.
The Visual Computer (Pacific Graphics), Volume 21, Numbers 8-10, 865-875, October 2005.
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The project page & System
Mesh Retrieval by Components,
Ayellet Tal and Emanuel Zuckerberger.
International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 142-149, 2006.
Advanced in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision (Springer best papers book), J. Braz, A. Ranchordas, H. Araujo, and J. Jorge (Eds.) 44-57, 2007.
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Surface Partial Matching & Application to Archaeology,
Arik Itskovich and Ayellet Tal.
Computers & Graphics 35(2): 334-341, 2011.
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OTC: A Novel Local Descriptor for Scene Classification,
Ran Margolin, Lihi Zelnik-Manor, and Ayellet Tal.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2014.
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The project page & Software
Texture Mapping & Augmented Reality
Placing Three-Dimensional Models in an Uncalibrated Single Image of an Architectural Scene,
Sara Keren, Ilan Shimshoni and Ayellet Tal.
ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality, 2002, 186-193, 223.
PRESENCE, 13(6): 692-707, 2004 (invited to a special issue).
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Image-Based Texture Replacement Using Multiview Images,
Doron Tal, Ilan Shimshoni, and Ayellet Tal.
ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality (VRST), 2008, 185-192.
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FlexiStickers - Photogrammetric Texture Mapping using Casual Images,
Yochay Tzur and Ayellet Tal.
SIGGRAPH 2009, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 28, Issue 3, 2009, 45:1-10.
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The project page & the FlexiStickers system
Collision Detection
BOXTREE: A Hierarchical Representation for Surfaces in 3D,
Gill Barequet, Bernard Chazelle, Leonidas Guibas, Joseph Mitchell and Ayellet Tal.
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics '96), 15(3): 387-396, August 1996
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Self-Customized BSP Trees for Collision Detection,
Sigal Ar, Bernard Chazelle and Ayellet Tal.
Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Vol. 15, Nos. 1-3, February 2000, 91-102, (special issue on computational geometry for virtual reality).
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Query-Driven BSP Trees,
Sigal Ar and Ayellet Tal.
16th European Workshop on Computational Geometry, March 2000, 81-84.
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Deferred, Self-Organizing BSP Trees,
Sigal Ar, Gil Montag and Ayellet Tal.
Eurographics 2002, September 2002, 269-278.
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Inner-Cover of Non-Convex Shapes,
D. Cohen-Or, S. Lev-Yehudi, A. Karol and A. Tal.
International Journal of Shape Modeling, 9:2 (2003), 223-238.
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A Fast Triangle to Triangle Intersection Test for Collision Detection,
Oren Tropp, Ayellet Tal, and Ilan Shimshoni.
Animation and Virtual Worlds, Volume 17, Issue 5, December 2006, 527-535.
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Temporal Coherence in Bounding Volume Hierarchies for Collision Detection,
Oren Tropp, Ayellet Tal, Ilan Shimshoni and David Dobkin.
International Journal of Shape Modeling, Vol. 12, No. 2, December 2006, 159--178.
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Graph Drawing
Dynamic Drawing of Clustered Graphs,
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, October 2004, 191-198.
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Online Dynamic Graph Drawing (best paper award),
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
EuroVis, May 2007, 75-82.
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Online Dynamic Graph Drawing (journal version),
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Volume 14, Number 4, July/August 2008, 727-740
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Multi-Level Graph Layout on the GPU,
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis 2007), Volume 13, Issue 6, November 2007, 1310-1317.
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Uncluttering Graph Layouts Using Anisotropic Diffusion and Mass Transport
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 15(5), 2009, 777-788.
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Algorithm Visualization
Visualization of Geometric Algorithms,
Ayellet Tal and David P. Dobkin.
Visualization '94, October 1994, 149-155.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 1(2): 194-204, 1995 (invited to a special issue).
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Interactive Collaborative Visualization Environment for Geometric Computing,
Maria Shneerson and Ayellet Tal.
Visualization '97, 1997.
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol 6, Num 6, December 2000, 615-637.
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Algorithm Visualization for Distributed Environments,
Yoram Moses, Zvi Polunsky, Ayellet Tal and Leonid Ulitsky.
Symposium on Information Visualization '98, October 1998.
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol 15, Num 1, January 2004, 97-123.
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Algorithm Animation Systems for Constrained Domains,
Ayellet Tal.
Software Visualization, State-of-the-Art Survey, LNCS 2269. Stephan Diehl (ed.), Springer Verlag, 2002.
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MAVIS: A Multi-Level Algorithm Visualization System within a Collaborative Distance Learning Environment,
Igal Koifman, Ilan Shimshoni and Ayellet Tal.
Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, September 2002, 216-225.
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Volume 19, Issue 2, April 2008, 182-202.
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Algorithm Visualizations generated with MAVIS
Visualization of Mobile Object Environments,
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
ACM Symposium on Software Visualization, May 2005, 145-154.
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MOVIS: A system for Visualizing Distributed Mobile Object Environments
Yaniv Frishman and Ayellet Tal.
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol 19(3), June 2008, 303-320.
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Data Structures
Efficient and Small Representation of Line Arrangements with Applications,
David P. Dobkin and Ayellet Tal.
Seventeenth Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, June 2001, 293-301.
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The Bloomier Filter: An Efficient Data Structure for Static Support Lookup Tables,
Bernard Chazelle, Joe Kilian, Ronitt Rubinfeld and Ayellet Tal.
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA) '04, January 2004, 30-39.
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Animation of Flocks Flying in Line Formations,
Marina Klotsman and Ayellet Tal.
Artificial Life 18:1, 2012.
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Education
Electricity in the Palms of Her Hands - The Perception of Electrical Engineering by Outstanding Female High School Pupils,
Orit Hazzan, Dalit Levy and Ayellet Tal.
IEEE Transactions on Education, 48(3), 402-412, 2005.
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Female Pupils Perception of Electrical Engineering,
Orit Hazzan, Ayellet Tal and Idit Keidar.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology, Editor: Eileen M. Trauth, 310--316, 2006.
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Can a one-day conference change female high school students' perception of Electrical Engineering?
Orit Hazzan, Ayellet Tal and Idit Keidar.
IEEE Transactions on Education, 49(3), 415-416, August 2006.
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Database and Distributed Systems
Commit Protocols for Externalized-Commit Heterogeneous Database Systems,
Ayellet Tal and Rafael Alonso.
Distributed and Parallel Databases,2(2): 209-234, 1994.
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Decentralized Electronic Mail,
Sivan Bercovici, Yaniv Frishman, Idit Keidar, and Ayellet Tal.
Workshop on Dynamic Distributed Systems (IWDDS), July 2006.
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