From Flow Logic to static type systems for coordination languages

Rocco De Nicola, Daniele Gorla, Rene Rydhof Hansen, Flemming Nielson, Hanne Riis Nielson, Christian W. Probst, Rosario Pugliese

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    Abstract

    Coordination languages are often used to describe open-ended systems. This makes it challenging to develop tools for guaranteeing the security of the coordinated systems and the correctness of their interaction. Successful approaches to this problem have been based on type systems with dynamic checks; therefore, the correctness properties cannot be statically enforced. By contrast, static analysis approaches based on Flow Logic usually guarantee properties statically. In this paper, we show how the insights from the Flow Logic approach can be used to construct a type system for statically ensuring secure access to tuple spaces and safe process migration for an extension of the language KLAIM. (C) 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalScience of Computer Programming
    Volume75
    Issue number6
    Pages (from-to)376-397
    ISSN0167-6423
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event10th International Conference Coordination Models and Languages - Oslo, Norway
    Duration: 4 Jun 20086 Jun 2008
    Conference number: 10
    http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/coordination/coordination2008.html

    Conference

    Conference10th International Conference Coordination Models and Languages
    Number10
    CountryNorway
    CityOslo
    Period04/06/200806/06/2008
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