14th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (1994)
June 21, 1994 to June 24, 1994
F. DePaoli , Dipartimento di Sci. dell'Inf., Milan Univ., Italy
F. Tisato , Dipartimento di Sci. dell'Inf., Milan Univ., Italy
The aim of a cooperative system is to coordinate and support group activities. CSDL (Cooperative Systems Design Language) is an experimental language designed to support the development of cooperative systems from specification to implementation. In CSDL a system is defined as a collection of reusable entities implementing floor control disciplines and shared workspaces. A cooperative system may be distributed over a variety of workstations and networks. Therefore, a design language should provide sound supports for system architecture definition and dynamic configuration. This paper surveys the language and discusses constructs for identifying starting and connecting system entities.<
cooperative systems, groupware, specification languages
F. DePaoli and F. Tisato, "Cooperative systems configuration in CSDL," 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems(ICDCS), Pozman, Poland, 1994, pp. 304-311.