Design Principles of the SystemCSP Software Framework

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    SystemCSP is a graphical design specification language aimed to serve as a basis for the specification of formally verifiable component-based designs. This paper defines a mapping from SystemCSP designs to a software implementation. The possibility to reuse existing practical implementations was analyzed. Comparison is given for different types of execution engines usable in implementing concurrent systems. The main part of the text introduces and explains the design principles behind the software implementation. A synchronization mechanism is introduced that can handle CSP kind of events with event ends possibly scattered on different nodes and OS threads, and with any number of participating event ends, possibly guarded by alternative constructs.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationCommunicating Process Architectures 2007
    EditorsA. McEwan, S. Schneider, W. Ifill, P.H. Welch
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    Number of pages22
    ISBN (Print)978-1-58603-767-3
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jul 2007
    EventCommunicating Process Architectures, CPA 2007: 30th WoTUG Conference on Concurrent and Parallel Programming - Guildford, United Kingdom
    Duration: 8 Jul 200711 Jul 2007
    Conference number: 30

    Publication series

    NameConcurrent Systems Engineering Series
    PublisherIOS Press
    ISSN (Print)1383-7575


    ConferenceCommunicating Process Architectures, CPA 2007
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


    • EWI-10885
    • IR-61884
    • METIS-241844

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