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Fault Tolerant Autonomic Computing Systems in a Chemical Setting

  • Jean-Pierre Banâtre
  • Christine Morin
  • Thierry Priol
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6875)

Abstract

The chemical computing model was originally proposed as a simple and elegant parallel programming paradigm. Data are seen as molecules and computation as chemical reactions : if some molecules satisfy a predefined reaction condition, they are replaced by the product of the reaction. When no reaction is possible, a normal form is reached and the program terminates. In this paper, we describe how we can build fault tolerant autonomic systems in a chemical setting. We pay a particular attention to the chemical description of the simple and successful constructs for fault-tolerance such as the recovery block scheme by designing a generic chemical framework. Then, we apply this framework to the development of an autonomic mailing system... all this in a chemical setting.

Keywords

Acceptance Test Chemical Description Main Solution Reaction Rule Primary Alternate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Banâtre
    • 1
  • Christine Morin
    • 1
  • Thierry Priol
    • 1
  1. 1.INRIARennes cedexFrance

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