Date Added: Jan 2012
Like any software, web service fault management is also required to go through different phases of fault management lifecycle. Model based diagnosis has been a well established practice for its several positive aspects including cognitively being better understood by development and testing teams. Automata is a simple and formally well defined model being used for monitoring and diagnosis of system faults. For the reason, here the authors have reviewed works on automata for web service fault management and also propose a model of stochastic automata for the purpose.