Departmental Papers (CIS)

Date of this Version

7-1-1999

Document Type

Conference Paper

Comments

Postprint version. Published in 1999 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications PDPTA99, 1999, Volume 1, pages 279-287.
Publisher URL: http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/pdpta/pdpta1999-1.html

Abstract

We describe the Monitoring and Checking (MaC) framework which assures the correctness of the current execution at run-time. Monitoring is performed based on a formal specification of system requirements. MaC bridges the gap between formal specification and verification, which ensures the correctness of a design rather than an implementation, and testing, which partially validates an implementation. An important aspect of the framework is a clear separation between implementation-dependent description of monitored objects and high-level requirements specification. Another salient feature is automatic instrumentation of executable code. The paper presents an overview of the framework and two languages to specify monitoring scripts and requirements, and briefly explain our on-going prototype implementation.

Publication Source

International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA)

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Date Posted: 15 February 2007

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