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SAC
2011
ACM
7 years 6 months ago
Spatial network modeling for databases
Spatial networks like transportation, power, and pipeline networks are a ubiquitous spatial concept in everyday life and play an important role for navigational and routing purpos...
Virupaksha Kanjilal, Markus Schneider
IFIP
2010
Springer
7 years 10 months ago
Scenario-Based Modeling in Industrial Information Systems
This manuscript addresses the creation of scenario-based models to reason about the behavior of existing industrial information systems. In our approach the system behavior is mode...
Ricardo Jorge Machado, João M. Fernandes, J...
COORDINATION
2009
Springer
8 years 1 months ago
Automata for Context-Dependent Connectors
Abstract. Recent approaches to component-based software engineering employ coordinating connectors to compose components into software systems. For maximum flexibility and reuse, s...
Marcello M. Bonsangue, Dave Clarke, Alexandra Silv...
JOT
2010
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8 years 1 months ago
Formal Model and DSL for Separation of Concerns based on Views
The separation of concerns (SOC), as a conceptual tool, enables us to manage the complexity of software systems that we develop. The benefits of this paradigm, such as reuse, enhan...
Mehdi Adda, Hamid Mcheick, Hafedh Mili
FUIN
2010
103views more  FUIN 2010»
8 years 1 months ago
A Notion of Biological Diagnosability Inspired by the Notion of Opacity in Systems Security
A formal model for diagnostics of biological systems modelled as P systems is presented. We assume the presence of some biologically motivated changes (frequently pathological) in ...
Roberto Barbuti, Andrea Maggiolo-Schettini, Paolo ...
TOSEM
1998
80views more  TOSEM 1998»
8 years 3 months ago
Discovering Models of Software Processes from Event-Based Data
Many software process methods and tools presuppose the existence of a formal model of a process. Unfortunately, developing a formal model for an on-going, complex process can be d...
Jonathan E. Cook, Alexander L. Wolf
RAS
1998
126views more  RAS 1998»
8 years 3 months ago
Negotiation decision functions for autonomous agents
We present a formal model of negotiation between autonomous agents. The purpose of the negotiation is to reach an agreement about the provision of a service by one agent for anoth...
Peyman Faratin, Carles Sierra, Nicholas R. Jenning...
LOGCOM
1998
132views more  LOGCOM 1998»
8 years 3 months ago
Agents That Reason and Negotiate by Arguing
The need for negotiation in multi-agent systems stems from the requirement for agents to solve the problems posed by their interdependence upon one another. Negotiation provides a...
Simon Parsons, Carles Sierra, Nicholas R. Jennings
FUIN
2007
84views more  FUIN 2007»
8 years 3 months ago
Observation Based System Security
A formal model for description of passive and active timing attacks is presented, studied and compared with other security concepts. It is based on a timed process algebra and on a...
Damas P. Gruska
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