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Design, specification and validation of hierarchies of protocols in distributed systems

  • Michel Diaz
  • Laas du Cnrs
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 224)

Abstract

This paper addresses the design, specification and validation of the hierarchy of software which is needed when developing complex distributed systems. The main specificities of the design are emphasized and related to a reference model, the OSI ISO/CCITT reference model. A methodological approach for specification and validation is given. In order to show the possible resulting complexity, an exemple, the transport layer, is discussed.

Keywords

Specification Validation Distributed systems Hierarchy of protocols Petri nets based models Formal Description Techniques 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Diaz
    • 1
  • Laas du Cnrs
    • 2
  1. 1.Jean-Pierre COURTIAT Aloysio PEDROZAFrance
  2. 2.ToulouseFrance

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