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An Approach to the Analysis of Interworking Traders

  • A. Tokmakoff
  • J. Billington
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1639)

Abstract

The ODP Trader provides a match—;making service for Objects in an Open Distributed System. In previous work, a model of the Trader was created using Coloured Petri Nets, incorporating its capacity for standalone and co-operative Interworking amongst multiple Trader instances. In this paper, the CPN model of the Trader is analysed using Equivalence Classes (for Occurrence Graph reduction) when the Trader is configured as a standalone entity servicing multiple requests concurrently. The Trader is also analysed in a number of interworking scenarios which are, in turn, used for reasoning about complex Trader interworking topologies.

Keywords

ODP Trader Interworking Coloured Petri Nets Scenario Analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Tokmakoff
    • 1
  • J. Billington
    • 2
  1. 1.IRISA/INRIACampus de BeaulieuRennes cedexFrance
  2. 2.ITRUniversity of South AustraliaAustralia

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