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Formal Specification of Distributed Services Management

Fernandes, G.P.A. and Derrick, John (1996) Formal Specification of Distributed Services Management. In: Spaniol, Otto and Linnhoff-Popien, Claudia and Meyer, Bernd, eds. Trends in Distributed Systems' 96. Verlag der Augustinus Buchhandlung, Aachen, Germany, pp. 182-196. ISBN 3-86073-473-3. (KAR id:21332)


The importance of network and distributed systems management to supply and maintain services required by users has led to a demand for management facilities. The successful implementation and interoperability of these facilities depends to a large extent on a precise, but implementation independent, specification of their behaviour. This paper examines the use of formal techniques to describe managed objects. We describe a formal specification of a scheduling architecture for the management of services in a distributed system.

Item Type: Book section
Uncontrolled keywords: Managed objects, Formal description techniques, Z, Quality of service, scheduling, Open Distributed Processing
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Funders: RWTH Aachen University (
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2009 18:43 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2022 10:39 UTC
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Derrick, John.

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