Malicious-and Accidental-Fault Tolerance for Internet Applications
IST Research Project IST-1999-11583
1 January 2000 - 28 February 2003

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MAFTIA involved experts from 5 countries and 6 organisations. The Industrial Advisory Board provided valuable feedback on the work of the project.

Research was organised into six workpackages.

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Brian Randell and Robert Stroud were the principal researchers at Newcastle.

Paulo Veríssimo and Nuno Ferreira Neves led investigations at Lisboa.

QinetiQ's research was led by Colin O'Halloran and Sadie Creese.

Birgit Pfitzmann (now at IBM Zurich), Michael Steiner (now at IBM Thomas Watson), and André Adelsbach led the research at Saarland.

Research at LAAS was led by David Powell and Yves Deswarte.

IBM Zurich
Michael Waidner, Marc Dacier (now at Institut Eurécom), Andreas Wespi and Christian Cachin led the work at IBM Zurich.

Paulo Veríssimo

Paulo Esteves Veríssimo has been a Professor in the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa since 1995.

He has been in the coordinating team of several major national projects in informatics, and headed the participation of the group in several CEC ESPRIT/IST projects. Namely, he is coordinator of the CORTEX IST/FET project and belongs to the Executive Board of the “CaberNet European Network of Excellence”. He is Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Fault Tolerant Computing. He has served in the programme committees of a number of conferences (IEEE, AFCET, ACM).

Paulo Veríssimo leads the Navigators research group of LASIGE, and is currently interested in: architecture, middleware and protocols for dependable distributed systems, namely the facets of adaptive real-time and fault/intrusion tolerance. He is author of more than 100 refereed publications in international scientific conferences and journals in the area, he is co-author of four books. He organised and lectured in the LISBOA’92 Advanced Course on Distributed Systems, and was director of the 3rd European Seminar on Advances on Distributed Systems, ERSADS 99.