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Specifying Distributed Software Architectures

Jeff Magee, Naranker Dulay, Susan Eisenbach, Jeff Kramer

Conference or Workshop Paper
Fifth European Software Engineering Conference, ESEC '95 , Barcelona

There is a real need for clear and sound design specifications of distributed systems at the architectural level. This is the level of the design which deals with the high-level organisation of computational elements and the interactions between those elements. The paper presents the Darwin notation for specifying this high-level organisation. Darwin is in essence a declarative binding language which can be used to define hierarchic compositions of interconnected components. Distribution is

Distributed Software Engineering
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