CEDISYS compositional distributed systems state of the art, research goals, references

  • Ugo Montanari
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 424)

Abstract

The Basic Research Action No 3011 CEDISYS is funded in the Area of Computer Science, under the ESPRIT Programme of the European Communities. The coordinating institution is the Computer Science Department, University of Pisa, Italy, and the participating institutions are the Computer Science Department, Aarhus University, Denmark, the INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France, and the Computer Science Department, Sussex University, England. This document contains some parts of the original proposal, submitted in June, 1988. Both the summary of the state of the art and the list of references are manifestly incomplete with respect to the work of others. However, we feel that this document might be of interest to a wider audience in the area of concurrency.

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  • Ugo Montanari
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di PisaPisaItaly

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