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A Program Structure for Error Detection and Recovery

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The paper describes a method of structuring programs which aids the design and validation of facilities for the detection of and recovery from software errors. Associated with the method is a mechanism for the automatic preservation of restart information at a level of overhead which is believed to be tolerable.

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Author(s): Horning JJ, Lauer HC, Melliar-Smith PM, Randell B

Editor(s): Gelenbe, E., Kaiser, C.

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: International Symposium on Operating Systems: Theoretical and Practical Aspects

Year of Conference: 1974

Pages: 171-187

Date deposited: 08/04/2011

ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)

Publisher: Springer-Verlag


DOI: 10.1007/BFb0029359

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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science

ISBN: 9783540068495