Formal Description Techniques and Protocol Specification, Testing and Verification
FORTE XI/PSTV XVIII’98 IFIP TC6 WG6.1 Joint International Conference on Formal Description Techniques for Distributed Systems and Communication Protocols (FORTE XI) and Protocol Specification, Testing and Verification (PSTV XVIII) 3–6 November 1998, Paris, France
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Formal Description Techniques and Protocol Specification, Testing andVerification addresses formal description techniques (FDTs) applicable to distributed systems and communication protocols. It aims to present the state of the art in theory, application, tools and industrialization of FDTs. Among the important features presented are: FDT-based system and protocol engineering; FDT-application to distributed systems; Protocol engineering; Practical experience and case studies. Formal Description Techniques and Protocol Specification, Testing andVerification comprises the proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Formal Description Techniques for Distributed Systems and Communication Protocols and Protocol Specification, Testing and Verification, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing, held in November 1998, Paris, France. Formal Description Techniques and Protocol Specification, Testing andVerification is suitable as a secondary text for a graduate-level course on Distributed Systems or Communications, and as a reference for researchers and practitioners in industry.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Hardware - Message Sequence Chart - Quality of Service - Quality of Service (QoS) - Routing - Software - Symbol - communication - communication systems - development - distributed systems - information - information processing - network - verification
Preface. Part I: FDTs Extensions. 1. An Algebraic Semantics for Message Sequence Chart Documents; T. Gehrke, et al. 2. Open Estelle - An FDT for Open Distributed Systems; J. Thees, R. Gotzhein. 3. A Graphical Representation and Prototype Editor for the Formal Description Technique Estelle; J. Templemore-Finlayson, et al. Part Two: Verification 1. 4. Protocol Feature Interactions; T.F. LaPorta, et al. 5. Limits and Possibilities of Sequential Hashing with Supertrace; J. Eckerle, T. Lais. Part Three: Test 1. 6. Fault-Oriented Test Generation for Multicast Routing Protocol Design; A. Helmy, et al. 7. Issues in Confromance Testing: Multiple Semicontrollable Interfaces; M.A. Fecko, et al. 8. Automatic Test Case Generation of Real Protocols: Framework and Methodology; T-H. Kim, et al. 9. Quality of Service in Integrated Networks; P.J. Kuehn. Part Four: Methodology 1. 10. Enumeration Protocol in Estelle: an Exercise in Stepwise Development; P. Dembinski. 11. A Design Methodology for the Formal Specification and Verification of Hypermedia Documents; C.A.S. Santos, et al. Part Five: Methodology 2. 12. Frameworks by Means of Virtual Types - Exemplified by SDL; R. Braek, B. Møller-Pedersen. 13. SDL-Pattern Based Development of a Communication Subsystem for CAN; B. Geppert, et al. Part Six: Verification 2. 14. On-the-fly Instantiation of Value-Passing Processes; H. Lin. 15. SolvingAsynchronous Equations; A. Petrenko, N. Yevtushenko. 16. Shared Variables and Efficient Synchronization Primitives for Synchronous Symbolic Verifiers; S.V. Aguiar Campos. Part Seven: Case Studies. 17. SDL Specification and Verification of Universal Personal Computing: With Object GEODE; M. Törö, et al. 18. Development of a Validation System Based on Formal Description Techniques: Application to an Ada Run Time System; G. Huecas, et al. 19. Full-Automatic Implementation of Protocol Programs for OSI Application Protocols over ROSE; T. Hasegawa, et al. 20. A Logical Framework for Distributed Systems and Communication Protocols; J. Meseguer. Part Eight: Test 2. 21. Exploiting Symmetry in Protocol Testing; J. Romijn, J. Springintveld. 22. Towards Automatic Distribution of Testers for Distributed Conformance Testing; C. Jard, et al. Part Nine: Hardware/Software Development. 23. On the Improvement of Estelle Based Automatic Implementations; O. Catrina, A. Nogai. 24. Hardwaer &endash; Software Co-Design of Embedded Telecommunication Systems Using Multiple Formalisms for Application Development; N.S. Voros, et al. 25. Hardware Synthesis from Protocol Specifications in LOTOS; K. Yasumoto, et al. Part Ten: Real-Time & Performance. 26. Integrating Real Time Into Spin: A Prototype Implementation; D. Bosnacki, D. Dams. 27. CMC: A Tool for Compositional Model-Checking of Real-Time Systems; F. Laroussinie, K.G. Larsen. 28. TwoTowers: A Tool Integrating Functional and Performanc