What I Learned from Brian

  • Hermann Kopetz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6875)


For more than forty years I have learned from Brian Randell, in the first seven years by studying his writings, and later by many enjoyable and insightful personal interactions. On April 7, 2011 I had the privilege to present the after-dinner speech on the occasion of Brian’s 75th birthday party. Since a British after dinner speech is a very special event, I was awaiting this evening with a lot of excitement. The following notes summarize the main ideas of this after dinner talk.


Reliable Software Program Verification Birthday Party Interesting Book English Electric 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Kopetz
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  1. 1.Institut für Technische InformatikTU WienAustria

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