Safe Compositional Network Sketches: NetSketch Tool Implementation

NetSketch is a tool that enables the specification of network-flow applications and the certification of desirable safety properties imposed thereon. NetSketch is conceived to assist system integrators in two types of activities: Modeling and design. As a modeling tool, it enables an existing system so as to retain sufficient enough details to enable future analysis of safety properties. As a design tool, NetSketch enables the exploration of alternative safe de-signs as well as the identification of minimal requirements for outsourced subsystems. NetSketch embodies a lightweight formal verification philosophy, whereby the power (but not the heavy machinery) of a rigorous formalism is made accessible to users via a friendly interface.

Provided by: Boston University Topic: Networking Date Added: Feb 2011 Format: PDF

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