Advanced Topics in Exception Handling Techniques

  • Christophe Dony
  • Jørgen Lindskov Knudsen
  • Alexander Romanovsky
  • Anand Tripathi

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4119)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Programming Languages

  3. Concurrency and Operating Systems

    1. Francis M. David, Jeffrey C. Carlyle, Ellick M. Chan, David K. Raila, Roy H. Campbell
      Pages 42-61
    2. Christophe Dony, Christelle Urtado, Sylvain Vauttier
      Pages 81-100
  4. Pervasive Computing Systems

    1. Marco Brambilla, Sara Comai, Christina Tziviskou
      Pages 101-120
    2. Stijn Mostinckx, Jessie Dedecker, Elisa Gonzalez Boix, Tom Van Cutsem, Wolfgang De Meuter
      Pages 141-160
    3. Anand R. Tripathi, Devdatta Kulkarni, Tanvir Ahmed
      Pages 161-180
    4. Alexei Iliasov, Alexander Romanovsky
      Pages 181-199
  5. Requirements and Specification

    1. Donna Malayeri, Jonathan Aldrich
      Pages 200-220
    2. Aaron Shui, Sadaf Mustafiz, Jörg Kienzle
      Pages 221-242
  6. Engineering and Experience

    1. Fernando Castor Filho, Cecília Mary F. Rubira, Raquel de A. Maranhão Ferreira, Alessandro Garcia
      Pages 255-274
    2. Johannes Siedersleben
      Pages 275-287
  7. Back Matter

About this book


Modern software systems are becoming more complex in many ways and are having to cope with a growing number of abnormal situations which, in turn, are increasingly complex to handle. Exception handling is an essential part of software and system architectures and a crucial element in the tool-set that enables the building of resilient, robust and safe software systems. Two ECOOP workshops on exception handling were held in 2003 and 2005. This book is primarily an outcome of these two events - several workshop participants as well as a number of other leading researchers in the field were invited to contribute a chapter each.

This book is composed of five parts; the first four deal with topics related to exception handling in the context of programming languages, concurrency and operating systems, pervasive computing systems, and requirements and specifications. The last part focuses on case studies, experimentation and qualitative comparisons. The 16 coherently written chapters by leading researchers competently address a wide range of issues in exception handling.


D programming language Exception Java agent-oriented software engineering concurrent systems distributed programming distributed systems error handling exception handling exception management fault handling language design object-oriented programming operating system programming

Editors and affiliations

  • Christophe Dony
    • 1
  • Jørgen Lindskov Knudsen
    • 2
  • Alexander Romanovsky
    • 3
  • Anand Tripathi
    • 4
  1. 1.Lirmm, UMR 5506 CNRS et Université Montpellier IIMontpellier Cedex 5
  2. 2.Mjølner Informatics A/SDenmark
  3. 3.Computer Science SchoolNewcastle UniversityUK
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisU.S.A.

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