Dependable Computing For Critical Applications by Algirdas AvizienisDependable Computing For Critical Applications by Algirdas Avizienis

Dependable Computing For Critical Applications

byAlgirdas AvizienisEditorJean-Claude Laprie

Paperback | February 12, 2012

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The International Working Conference on Dependable Computing for Critical Applications was the first conference organized by IFIP Working Group 10. 4 "Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance", in cooperation with the Technical Committee on Fault-Tolerant Computing of the IEEE Computer Society, and the Technical Committee 7 on Systems Reliability, Safety and Security of EWlCS. The rationale for the Working Conference is best expressed by the aims of WG 10. 4: " Increasingly, individuals and organizations are developing or procuring sophisticated computing systems on whose services they need to place great reliance. In differing circumstances, the focus will be on differing properties of such services - e. g. continuity, performance, real-time response, ability to avoid catastrophic failures, prevention of deliberate privacy intrusions. The notion of dependability, defined as that property of a computing system which allows reliance to be justifiably placed on the service it delivers, enables these various concerns to be subsumed within a single conceptual framework. Dependability thus includes as special cases such attributes as reliability, availability, safety, security. The Working Group is aimed at identifying and integrating approaches, methods and techniques for specifying, designing, building, assessing, validating, operating and maintaining computer systems which should exhibit some or all of these attributes. " The concept of WG 10. 4 was formulated during the IFIP Working Conference on Reliable Computing and Fault Tolerance on September 27-29, 1979 in London, England, held in conjunction with the Europ-IFIP 79 Conference. Profs A. Avi<_ienis20_28_ucla2c_20_los20_angeles2c_20_usa29_20_and20_a. _28_ucla2c_="" los="" _angeles2c_="" _usa29_="" and="">
Title:Dependable Computing For Critical ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:431 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.17 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3709191254

ISBN - 13:9783709191255

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Table of Contents

Validation.- Dependable Computing in the UK.- Software Validation by means of Statistical Testing: Retrospect and Future Direction.- Design Diversity Assessment.- Failure Masking: a Source of Failure Dependency in Multi-Version Programs.- Recovery Block Reliability Analysis with Failure Clustering.- Application-Oriented Systems.- Safety and Fault-Tolerance in Computer-Controlled Railway Signalling System.- Dependability of Digital Computers On Board Airplanes.- Longlife Dependable Computers for Spacecrafts.- Experimental Evaluation.- A Fault Behavior Model for an Avionic Microprocessor: a Case-Study.- Experimental Evaluation of Computing System Dependability by using Heavy-Ion Radiation from Californium-252.- Modeling and Evaluation.- A Unified Approach for Specifying Measures of Performance, Dependability and Performability.- Successive Operational Periods as Measures of Dependability.- Architecture.- A Data-Driven Dependability Assurance Scheme with Applications to Data and Design Diversity.- Implementing Distributed Capabilities Without a Trusted Kernel.- Resynchronization Interfaces: Sources of Metastability Errors in Computing Systems.- Design for Security.- Fragmented Data Processing: an Approach to Secure and Reliable Processing in Distributed Computing Systems.- Security and Fault Tolerance.- Integration Problems in Fault Tolerant, Secure Computer Design.- Concurrent Error Detection using Signature Monitoring and Encryption.- Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems.- A Linguistic Approach to Failure-Handling in Distributed Systems.- Fault-Tolerant Membership Service in a Synchronous Distributed Real-Time System.- Author Index.