Blair, Lynne and Blair, Gordon S. and Bowman, Howard and Chetwynd, Amanda G. (1995) Formal specification and verification of multimedia systems in open distributed processing. Computer Standards and Interfaces, 17 (5-6). pp. 413-436. ISSN 0920-5489Full text not available from this repository.
The field of distributed systems is now entering a stage of maturity with work focusing on standards for Open Distributed Processing (ODP). However, it is still important that standardization remains responsive to new technological demands such as the emergence of distributed multimedia computing. This paper focuses on the likely impact of multimedia computing on formal description within ODP. In particular, a framework is proposed for the formal specification and verification of quality of service and more general real-time concerns in distributed multimedia systems. This framework exhibits a separation of concerns between the specification of behaviour and requirements and also between the specification of abstract behaviour and real-time concerns. The usefulness of this framework is demonstrated by the development of an approach based on LOTOS together with a real-time temporal logic, QTL.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Computer Standards and Interfaces|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Formal specification ; Open distributed processing ; Multimedia ; LOTOS ; Real-time temporal logics|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
|Deposited By:||Prof Amanda Chetwynd|
|Deposited On:||26 Nov 2008 12:20|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 15:40|
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