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Tools for Testing and Debugging

  • Paweł GburzyńskiEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 61)

Abstract

In this chapter, we introduce SMURPH tools assisting the user in the process of debugging and validating protocol programs. In addition to traditional tools, like assertions and tracing commands, SMURPH implements the so-called observers, which are reactive threads specialized for monitoring state transitions in (regular) protocol processes. Their role is to express an alternative, possibly partial, formal specification for the protocol actions. During the execution of the simulation model the observers dynamically assert the model’s adherence to the specification.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentVistula UniversityWarsawPoland

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