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Message Sequence Charts

  • Blaise Genest
  • Anca Muscholl
  • Doron Peled
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3098)

Abstract

Message sequence charts (MSC) are a graphical notation standardized by the ITU and used for the description of communication scenarios between asynchronous processes. This survey compares MSCs and communicating finite-state automata, presenting two fundamental validation problems on MSCs, model-checking and implementability.

Keywords

Current Node 28th International Colloquium Message Sequence Chart Live Sequence Chart True Concurrency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Blaise Genest
    • 1
  • Anca Muscholl
    • 1
  • Doron Peled
    • 2
  1. 1.LIAFAUniversité Paris VII & CNRSParis cedex 05France
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of WarwickCoventryUnited Kingdom

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