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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 overhed which is believed to be tolerable.

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

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Computing Laboratory Technical Report Series

Year: 1974

Pages: 20

Report Number: 59

Institution: Computing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne