A broadcast protocol: Functional properties and specification

  • Sub Ramakrishnan
Track 10: Distributed Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 507)


This paper concerns a reliable broadcast protocol which we have been investigating within the context of programming distributed systems [Ram1989(a)]. The protocol can be used to simplify the design of distributed computation algorithms. We prove certain important properties of this protocol and provide a concise functional specification of this protocol. The specification is required in order to help understand the behavior of the protocol.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sub Ramakrishnan
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceBowling Green State UniversityBowling Green

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