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Gives a detailed overview of dependability models and analysis techniques
Details new trends in dependability related to networked computer-based systems
Forms a guide to decision-making based on system dependability at the design, operation and maintenance stages
The measurement of dependability attributes on real systems is a very time-consuming and costly affair, making analytical or simulation modeling the only viable solutions. Dependability of Networked Computer-based Systems explores reliability, availability and safety modeling of networked computer-based systems used in life-critical applications such as avionics, nuclear power plants, automobiles and chemical process industries.
Dependability of Networked Computer-based Systems gives an overview of basic dependability modeling concepts and addresses new challenges in dependability modeling of networked computer-based systems, as well as new trends, their capabilities and limitations. It covers a variety of dependability modeling methods:
Markov and semi-Markov models,
stochastic Petri-net-based modeling formalisms, and
Monte Carlo simulation models.
Dependability of Networked Computer-based Systems provides students and researchers with a detailed overview of dependability models and analysis techniques. Practicing engineers will also find this text a useful guide to decision-making based on system dependability at the design, operation and maintenance stages.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »CP6917 - Dependability Modeling - Real-Time Systems - Response-Time Distribution - Safety Modeling - Timeliness