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First Specification of APIs and Protocols for the MAFTIA Middleware

Lookup NU author(s): Dr James Armstrong, Professor Brian RandellORCiD, Dr Robert Stroud



This document describes the First specification of the APIs and Protocols for the MAFTIA Middleware. The architecture of the middleware subsystem has been described in a previous document, where the several modules and services were introduced: Activity Services; Communication Services; Network Abstraction; Trusted and Untrusted Components. The purpose of the present document is to make concrete the functionality of the middleware components, by defining their application programming interfaces, and describing the protocols implementing the above-mentioned functionality.

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Author(s): Welch I, Armstrong JM, Cachin C, Correia M, Costes A, Miranda H, Neves NF, Neves NM, Poritz JA, Randell B, Rodrigues L, Stroud RJ, VerĂ­ssimo P, Waidner M

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Department of Computing Science Technical Report Series

Year: 2001

Pages: 102

Print publication date: 01/01/2001

Source Publication Date: 2001

Report Number: 738

Institution: Department of Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne