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Object-Oriented Design and Test for Control System Software


The objective of the experiment is to analyse the introduction of the 00 (Object Oriented) technology in the software development of a new network manager called: 'COHERENCE'. The benefits will be evaluated compared to previous developments in the network management field ('UNIVIEW'). Increased reliability and evolutivity are expected. A short testing phasis is also scheduled.

The new network manager, support of the experiment, targets the European market. COHERENCE will be developed with respect to the OSI recommendations (OSF/DME standards).

COHERENCE is fully funded by CSEE. The project is partly based on results of former R & D projects, like PEMMON, an ESPRIT program.

COHERENCE manages heterogeneous data networks like Ethernet TCP/IP, X25 OSI TP4, NETWARE, LAN MANAGER. Faults and performances management is undertaken by the application. Complexity of these operations comes from the heterogeneous context. It implies correlation mechanisms for providing a global view in terms of performance and operability.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts


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