Methods, Models and Tools for Fault Tolerance

  • Michael Butler
  • Cliff Jones
  • Alexander Romanovsky
  • Elena Troubitsyna

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5454)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Formal Reasoning about Fault Tolerant Systems and Protocols

    1. Pablo F. Castro, T. S. E. Maibaum
      Pages 25-43
    2. Michael Fisher, Boris Konev, Alexei Lisitsa
      Pages 44-56
    3. Miaomiao Zhang, Zhiming Liu, Charles Morisset, Anders P. Ravn
      Pages 57-84
  3. Fault Tolerance: Modelling in B

    1. Linas Laibinis, Elena Troubitsyna, Sari Leppänen
      Pages 130-151
    2. Qaisar A. Malik, Johan Lilius, Linas Laibinis
      Pages 177-195
  4. Fault Tolerance in System Development Process

    1. Marta Pląska, Marina Waldén, Colin Snook
      Pages 251-274
  5. Fault Tolerant Applications

    1. Alexei Iliasov, Budi Arief, Alexander Romanovsky
      Pages 297-323
    2. Anatoliy Gorbenko, Vyacheslav Kharchenko, Alexander Romanovsky
      Pages 324-341
  6. Back Matter

About this book


The growing complexity of modern software systems makes it increasingly difficult to ensure the overall dependability of software-intensive systems. Mastering system complexity requires design techniques that support clear thinking and rigorous validation and verification. Formal design methods together with fault-tolerant design techniques help to achieve this. Therefore, there is a clear need for methods that enable rigorous modeling and the development of complex fault-tolerant systems.

This book is an outcome of the workshop on Methods, Models and Tools for Fault Tolerance, MeMoT 2007, held in conjunction with the 6th international conference on Integrated Formal Methods, iFM 2007, in Oxford, UK, in July 2007. The authors of the best workshop papers were asked to enhance and expand their work, and a number of well-established researchers working in the area contributed invited chapters in addition. From the 15 refereed and revised papers presented, 12 are versions reworked from the workshop and 3 papers are invited. The articles are organized in four topical sections on: formal reasoning about fault-tolerant systems and protocols; fault tolerance: modelling in B; fault tolerance in system development process; and fault-tolerant applications.


complexity design formal method modeling system development validation verification

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Butler
    • 1
  • Cliff Jones
    • 2
  • Alexander Romanovsky
    • 2
  • Elena Troubitsyna
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Electronics and Computer ScienceUniversity of SouthamptonHighfield SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.School of Computing ScienceNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceÅbo Akademi UniversityTurkuFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-00866-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-00867-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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