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Computer Performance and Dependability Symposium, International (1998)
Durham, North Carolina
Sept. 7, 1998 to Sept. 9, 1998
ISSN: 1087-2191
ISBN: 0-8186-8679-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Referees (PDF)

pp. xii
Invited Session: Performance Modeling of Computer and Communication Systems

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Session 1: Software Reliability

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Fine Grained Software Rejuvenation Models (Abstract)

Andrea Bobbio , Universit? degli Studi di Torino
Matteo Sereno , Universit? degli Studi di Torino
pp. 4

An Analytical Approach to Architecture-Based Software Reliability Prediction (Abstract)

J. R. Horgan , Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ
Swapna S. Gokhale , Duke University, Durham
Kishor S. Trivedi , Duke University, Durham
W. Eric Wong , Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ
pp. 13

Coordinated Checkpointing Without Direct Coordination (Abstract)

W. Kent Fuchs , Purdue University
Nuno Neves , Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 23
Session 2: Petri Nets

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Efficient approximate transient analysis for a class of deterministic and stochastic Petri nets (Abstract)

Guangzhi Li , College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Gianfranco Ciardo , College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
pp. 34

Supplementary Variable Approach Applied to the Transient Analysis of Age-MRSPNs (Abstract)

Andr? Horv?th , Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Mikl? Telek , Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
pp. 44

Kronecker Representation of Stochastic Petri Nets with Discrete PH Distributions (Abstract)

Marco Scarpa , Universit? di Torino, Italy
Andrea Bobbio , Universit? di Torino, Italy
pp. 52
Session 3: Networks

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Stop & Go ABR in ATM LANs: Performance Analysis with GSPNs (Abstract)

Khalid Begain , Mu'tah University, Jordan
Marco Ajmone Marsan , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Rossano Gaeta , Universit? di Torino, Italy
pp. 64

Performance Evaluation of Algorithms for Wireless Medium Access (Abstract)

Vaduvur Bharghavan , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 86
Invited Panel: Viewpoints on the State of the Art of Dependable Systems

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Session 4: Distributed Systems

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On the Propagation of Updates in Distributed Replicated Systems (Abstract)

Manoj Misra , University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Isi Mitrani , University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
pp. 100

A Unified Framework for Design and Performance Analysis of Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Anneke Verschut , Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands
Erik Wierstra , Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands
Wil Janssen , Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands
Henk Jonkers , Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands
pp. 109
Invited Session: Challenges in High Availability - An Industrial Vision

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Session 5: Queueing Networks

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The Fault-Tolerant Layered Queueing Network Model for Performability of Distributed Systems (Abstract)

C. Murray Woodside , Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Olivia Das , Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
pp. 132

Product Form Solution for a class of PEPA Models (Abstract)

Nigel Thomas , The University of Edinburgh, UK
Jane Hillston , The University of Edinburgh, UK
pp. 152
Session 6: File Systems

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Adaptive File System Consistency for Unreliable Mobile Computing Environments (Abstract)

Dane Dwyer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 164

Design of a Fault Tolerant Real-time Storage System for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Richard Muntz , UCLA Computer Science Department
Jose Renato Santos , UCLA Computer Science Department
Frank Fabbrocino , UCLA Computer Science Department
pp. 174

Performance Analysis of Distributed Real-Time Databases (Abstract)

Antonio Puliafito , Universit? di Catania
Kishor S. Trivedi , Duke University
pp. 184
Session 7: Applications

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On-Board Preventive Maintenance for Long-Life Deep-Space Missions: A Model-Based Analysis (Abstract)

Ann T. Tai , IA Tech, Inc.
Savio N. Chau , California Institute of Technology
Leon Alkalai , California Institute of Technology
pp. 196

Making Benchmarks Uncheatable (Abstract)

Ajay Nerurkar , State University of New York at Buffalo
Jin-Yi Cai , State University of New York at Buffalo
Min-You Wu , University of Central Florida
pp. 216
Session 8: Large Systems Evaluation

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State-Space Support for Path-Based Reward Variables (Abstract)

William H. Sanders , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
W. Douglas Obal II , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 228

Hierarchical Approach to Accurate Fault Modeling for System Evaluation (Abstract)

R. K. Iyer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M. S. Lee , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Z. Kalbarczyk , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
J. Patel , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Y. Xiao , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
G. Ries , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 249
Poster Session:

A Novel Redundancy Technique for Mobile Networks (PDF)

Li Li , North Carolina State University
Dharma P. Agrawal , North Carolina State University
pp. 270

RODAIN: A Highly Available Real-Time Main-Memory Database System (PDF)

Kimmo Raatikainen , University of Helsinki, Finland
Tiina Niklander , University of Helsinki, Finland
pp. 271

A Fault Inject Methodology for Embedded Systems (PDF)

Ravi P. Bulusu , The University of Texas at Austin
Jacob A. Abraham , The University of Texas at Austin
Nari Krishnamurthy , The University of Texas at Austin
pp. 274

Chameleon: A Software Infrastructure for Adaptive Fault Tolerance (PDF)

Z. Kalbarczyk , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
K. Whisnant , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
R. K. Iyer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
S. Bagchi , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 275

Fault Coverage Design and Analysis Tools for Fault Tolerant Systems (PDF)

Giorgio Turconi , Castelletto di Settimo Milanese, Italy
Elena Marchetti , Castelletto di Settimo Milanese, Italy
Riccardo Valle , Castelletto di Settimo Milanese, Italy
Ermelinda Di Perna , Castelletto di Settimo Milanese, Italy
pp. 276

Exploiting the Background Debugging Mode in a Fault Injection system (PDF)

Matteo Sonza Reorda , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Maurizio Rebaudengo , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Paolo Prinetto , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 277

Author Index (PDF)

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