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TIRAN: Flexible and Portable Fault Tolerance Solutions for Cost Effective Dependable Applications

  • O. Botti
  • V. De Florio
  • G. Deconinck
  • F. Cassinari
  • S. Donatelli
  • A. Bobbio
  • A. Klein
  • H. Kufner
  • R. Lauwereins
  • E. Thurner
  • E. Verhulst
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1685)

Abstract

Available solutions for fault tolerance in embedded automation are often based on strong customisation, have impacts on the whole life-cycle, and require highly specialised design teams, thus making dependable embedded systems costly and difficult to develop and maintain. The TIRAN project1 develops a framework which provides fault tolerance capabilities to automation systems, with the goal of allowing portable, reusable and cost-effective solutions. Application developers are allowed to select, configure and integrate in their own environment a variety of software-based functions for error detection, confinement and recovery provided by the framework.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Botti
    • 1
  • V. De Florio
    • 2
  • G. Deconinck
    • 2
  • F. Cassinari
    • 3
  • S. Donatelli
    • 4
  • A. Bobbio
    • 4
  • A. Klein
    • 5
  • H. Kufner
    • 5
  • R. Lauwereins
    • 2
  • E. Thurner
    • 5
  • E. Verhulst
    • 6
  1. 1.ENEL S.p.A., R&DMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Dept. ElektrotechniekK.U.LeuvenHeverleeBelgium
  3. 3.TXT Ingegneria InformaticaMilanoItaly
  4. 4.Dip. di InformaticaUniversità di TorinoTorinoItaly
  5. 5.Dept. ZT SE 2Siemens AGMünchenGermany
  6. 6.Eonic SystemsAarschotBelgium

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