Christopher Fuhrman

Christopher Fuhrman
Professeur
Degrees B.Sc. (U. of West Virginia), Doctorat (Lausanne, Suisse)
Office A-4471
Presentation

Département de génie logiciel et des TI

Research interests:

  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Aerospace

Research areas:

  • Software verification and validation
  • Software design
  • Software metrics
  • Object-oriented software
  • Software design patterns
  • Refactoring
  • Software certification
  • Safety critical software
  • Biometric information exchange
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Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)
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24e Congrès de l'Association Internationale de Pédagogie Universitaire (AIPU)
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10th Workshop on Pedagogies and Tools for the Teaching and Learning of Object Oriented Concepts
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1995 IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems, 1995. WFCS '95, Proceedings
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1995 Pacific Rim International Symposium on Fault Tolerant Systems: December 4-5, 1995, Newport Beach, California: proceedings
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Second International Workshop on Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications, 1995. Proceedings
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Applied Informatics
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Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference Applied Informatics
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Algorithms and architectures for real-time control: (AARTC'95): a postprint volume from the 3rd IFAC/IFIP Workshop, Ostend, Belgium, 31 May - 2 June 1995
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IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 1995. Proceedings
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Safety and reliability in emerging control technologies: a postprint volume from the 2nd IFAC Workshop, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 1-3 November 1995
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Applied Informatics
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IEEE Symposium on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 1994. ETFA '94
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Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 1995. ISIE '95
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Proceedings of the Fifth Asian Test Symposium:, 1996
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International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Technqiues and Applications: PDPTA '96: August 9-11, 1996, Sunnyvale, California
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PTITS'2008 : 2nd Workshop on Practice and Theory of IT Security
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3rd International Annual Workshop on Digital Forensics and Incident Analysis (WDFIA)
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Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Reusable Architectures and Components for Developing Distributed Information Systems (RACDIS'99)
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Proceedings - International Conference on Software Engineering
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28th Annual NASA Goddard Software Engineering Workshop
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Journée d'Échanges sur les Réalisations Pédagogiques : PSIRE - Enseignement 2002-2003 : Actes
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28th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference
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42nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE-Companion)
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International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)
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Algorithms and architectures for real-time control: (AARTC'95): a postprint volume from the 3rd IFAC/IFIP Workshop, Ostend, Belgium, 31 May - 2 June 1995
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Applied Informatics
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Software Measurement - Research and Application : Proceedings of the International Workshop on Software Metrics and DASMA Software Metrik Kongress IWSM/MetriKon 2004
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28th Annual NASA Goddard Software Engineering Workshop
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European Simulation Symposium 1993: October 25-28, 1993, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands; [dynamic modelling and information systems, multimedia systems and virtual reality, high-performance computing and simulation, new trends in m
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International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation, 1993. Proceedings of the IECON '93.
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21st International Conference of the Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM)
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IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, 2006
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5th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture, 2005. WICSA 2005
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34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2019)
Courses and support services

Courses

LOG210 Analyse et conception de logiciels (Summer 2022)
MGL843 Sujets avancés en conception logicielle (Winter 2022)

Assistance to students

Projet d'application à 9 crédits

    Identification et suggestion d'activités de Vérification et Validation dans le Rational Unified Process., by Djilive,Fatime.
    Fall 2004

    Détermination d'activités complémentaires au processus de vérification et validation indépendante, by Do,Kim Loan.
    Summer 2003

    Co-directed by: Sabourin, Mario
    Élaboration d'un référentiel de composantes réutilisables en SDL., by Paré,Marie-Claude.
    Winter 2006

    Support de traçabilité par OpenUP dans le cadre d'une certification logicielle, by Bertrand,Christophe.
    Fall 2007

    Modeling of a Service Oriented Architecture for Multi-Sensor Integration using the Department of Defence and Canadian Forces Architecture Framework (DNDAF)., by Néron,Stéphane.
    Fall 2008

    Répertoire de patrons de conception (GOF) dans les projets open source en langage Java, by Laaribi,Hassene.
    Winter 2012

Thèse de doctorat

    Co-directed by: Fuhrman, Christopher
    Référentiel des processus et d'un entrepôt générique des mesures pour la vérification & validation (V&V) des logiciels critiques., by Palza Vargas,Élyse.
    Fall 2008

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Outil(s) pour suivre les hostnames sous contrôle de réseau "fast-flux", by El-Alami,Hicham.
    Summer 2008

    Cadre pour évaluer la compréhensibilité d'une conception qui implémente des patrons de conception, by Hadamon,Soumare.
    Summer 2011

    Conception d'un ensemble de solutions pour l'amélioration de la planification trimestrielle de l'ÉTS, by Brugeille,Xavier.
    Summer 2014

    Support pour le langage TypeScript dans la plateforme Moose, by Nasrollah Zadeh,Arezoo.
    Fall 2021

    Intelli-Pédago un logiciel pour favoriser l'apprentissage de la lecture et de l'écriture à l'école primaire, by Beaudet,Jean.
    Winter 2019

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Co-directed by: McGuffin, Michael John
    Visualisations novatrices pour la compréhension de réseaux et de logiciels complexes, by Rufiange,Sébastien.
    Winter 2013

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Co-directed by: Guerrouj, Latifa
    Validation empirique des structures de conception supportant la variabilité, by Lahmar,Mohamed Elyes.
    Summer 2016

Stage industriel et rapport technique, 3 cr.

    Développeur logiciel, by Mba,Julio.
    Fall 2015

Rapport technique à 6 crédits

    Web Tool for Information and Sorting Instructions of Recyclables in Quebec (TISIRQ), by Ouikon-Dongongo,Judicael.
    Fall 2016

    Application Open Source pour la gestion des activités, calendrier et horaire intégrée à Moodle, by Caldas Montero,Alvaro.
    Winter 2017

    Mise en place d'outil mini-test G Suite, by Puello Fuentes,Esteban.
    Summer 2018

Projet d'intervention en entreprise à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Dupuis, Jérémie
    Migration du logiciel point de vente (POS) de la Société Billetterie Premières Loges vers une application web, by Debbabi,Mohamed Mehdi.
    Summer 2016

    Co-directed by: Martin, Aurélie
    Développement application OTARIE : outil de génération de trajectoires aériennes, by Pouts,William.
    Summer 2017

    Co-directed by: Theagene, Jean Manasse
    Réalisation d'une plateforme Web et Mobile de coaching et suivi des patients, by Khayati,Nadhir.
    Winter 2018

    Co-directed by: Choufa, Tarik
    Hippocrate-application de détection d'anomalies du rythme cardiaque, by Choufa,Youcef.
    Winter 2020

Publications
Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (6)

Vincent Aranega, Julien Delplanque, Matias Martinez, Andrew P. Black, Stéphane Ducasse, Anne Etien, Christopher Fuhrman, Guillermo Polito. 2021. « Rotten green tests in Java, Pharo and Python An empirical study ». Empirical Software Engineering. vol. 26 , nº 6.

Sebastien Rufiange, Christopher Fuhrman. 2014. « Visualizing protected variations in evolving software designs ». Journal of Systems and Software. vol. 88 , nº 1. p. 231-249.

Sébastien Rufiange, Michael John McGuffin, Christopher Fuhrman. 2012. « TreeMatrix: A Hybrid Visualization of Compound Graphs ». Computer Graphics Forum. vol. 31 , nº 1. p. 89-101.

Christopher P. Fuhrman. 2007. « Exploiting open-source projects to study software design ». Informatics in Education. vol. 6 , nº 1. p. 53-66.

Christopher Fuhrman. 2003. « Lightweight models for interpreting informal specifications ». Requirements Engineering. vol. 8 , nº 4. p. 206-221.

Hany H. Ammar, Bojan Cukic, Ali Mili, Cris Fuhrman. 2000. « A comparative analysis of hardware and software fault tolerance: impact on software reliability engineering ». Annals of Software Engineering. vol. 10 , nº 1-4. p. 103-150.

Conference proceeding (35)

Matias Martinez, Anne Etien, Stéphane Ducasse, Christopher Fuhrman. 2020. « RTj: A java framework for detecting and refactoring rotten green test cases ». 42nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE-Companion) (Seoul, South Korea, June 27-July 19, 2020) p. 69-72. IEEE Computer Society.

Michael J. McGuffin, Christopher P. Fuhrman. 2020. « Categories and completeness of visual programming and direct manipulation ». International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) (Salerno, Italy, Sept. 28 - Oct. 02, 2020) Association for Computing Machinery.

Benoît Verhaeghe, Christopher Fuhrman, Nicolas Anquetil, Latifa Guerrouj, Stéphane Ducasse. 2019. « Empirical study of programming to an interface ». 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2019) (San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 11-15 2019) p. 847-850. IEEE.

Christopher Fuhrman, Roger Champagne, Alain April. 2012. « Integrating tools and frameworks in undergraduate software engineering curriculum ». Proceedings - International Conference on Software Engineering (Zurich, Switzerland, ) p. 1195-1204. IEEE Computer Society.

Sébastien Rufiange, Michael John McGuffin, Christopher Fuhrman. 2009. « Visualisation hybride des liens hiérarchiques incorporant des treemaps dans une matrice d'adjacence ». 21st International Conference of the Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM) (Grenoble, France, 13-16 oct. 2009) p. 51-54. New York, NY, USA : Association for Computing Machinery.

C. Bertrand, Christopher Fuhrman. 2008. « Towards defining software development processes in DO-178B with OpenUP ». Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) (Niagara Falls, Canada, May 4-7, 2008) p. 851-854. Piscataway, NJ, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Christopher Fuhrman. 2008. « Analysis of massive backscatter of email spam ». PTITS'2008 : 2nd Workshop on Practice and Theory of IT Security (Montreal, QC, Canada, Jan. 23, 2008)

Christopher Fuhrman. 2008. « Forensic value of backscatter from email spam ». 3rd International Annual Workshop on Digital Forensics and Incident Analysis (WDFIA) (Malaga, Spain, Oct. 9, 2008) p. 46-52. Piscataway, NJ, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Roger Champagne, Christopher Fuhrman, Éric Lefebvre. 2007. « Modélisation des connaissances d'un baccalauréat en génie logiciel ». 24e Congrès de l'Association Internationale de Pédagogie Universitaire (AIPU) (Montréal, QC, Canada, 16-18 mai 2007) p. 984-986. Association Internationale de Pédagogie Universitaire (AIPU).

C. P. Fuhrman. 2006. « Appreciation of software design concerns via open-source tools and projects ». 10th Workshop on Pedagogies and Tools for the Teaching and Learning of Object Oriented Concepts (Nantes, France, July 3, 2006)

I. Shaik, W. Abdelmoez, R. Gunnalan, A. Mili, C. Fuhrman, M. Shereshevsky, A. Zeid, H. H. Ammar. 2006. « Using change propagation probabilities to assess quality attributes of software architectures ». IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, 2006 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Mar. 8-11, 2006) p. 704-711. IEEE.

I. Shaik, W. Abdelmoez, R. Gunnalan, M. Shereshevsky, A. Zeid, H. H. Ammar, A. Mili, C. Fuhrman. 2005. « Change propagation for assessing design quality of software architectures ». 5th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture, 2005. WICSA 2005 (Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Nov. 6-10, 2005) p. 205-208. IEEE.

Christopher Fuhrman, Fatima Djlive, Edgardo Palza. 2004. « Software verification and validation within the (rational) unified process ». 28th Annual NASA Goddard Software Engineering Workshop (Greenbelt, MD, USA, Dec. 3-4, 2003) p. 216-220. Los Alamitos, CA, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Christopher Fuhrman, Edgardo Palza, Kim Loan Do. 2004. « Optimizing the planning and executing of software independent verification and validation (IVV) in mature organizations ». 28th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (Hong Kong, China, Sept. 28-30, 2004) p. 24-25. Los Alamitos, CA, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Edgardo Palza, Alain Abran, Christopher Fuhrman. 2004. « V&V Measurements Management Issues in Safety-Critical Software ». Software Measurement - Research and Application : Proceedings of the International Workshop on Software Metrics and DASMA Software Metrik Kongress IWSM/MetriKon 2004 (Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2-5, 2004) p. 67-75. Aachen, Germany : Shaker Verlag.

Edgardo Palza, Christopher Fuhrman, Alain Abran. 2004. « Establishing a generic and multidimensional measurement repository in CMMI context ». 28th Annual NASA Goddard Software Engineering Workshop (Greenbelt, MD, USA, Dec. 3-4, 2003) p. 12-20. Los Alamitos, CA, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Christopher Fuhrman, Rita Noumeir. 2003. « E-remise : outil de remise électronique convivial ». Journée d'Échanges sur les Réalisations Pédagogiques : PSIRE - Enseignement 2002-2003 : Actes (Montréal, QC, Canada, 25 avril 2003) p. 41-48. École de technologie supérieure.

Christopher P. Fuhrman, Nancy Solderitsch, Sherif Yacoub, Hany Ammar. 1999. « An integrated tool environment for DoD product line engineering ». Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Reusable Architectures and Components for Developing Distributed Information Systems (RACDIS'99) (Orlando, FL, USA, Aug. 2-3, 1999) p. 618-620. International Institute of Informatics and Systems.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1996. « Fault tolerance with comparison-based modular redundancy ». Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference Applied Informatics (Insbruck, Austria, Feb. 20-22, 1996) p. 108-112. Anaheim, CA, USA : IASTED-ACTA Press.

C. P. Fuhrman, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1996. « Comparison diagnosis in large multiprocessor systems ». Proceedings of the Fifth Asian Test Symposium:, 1996 (Hsinchu, Taiwan, Nov. 20-22, 1996) p. 244-249. Los Alamitos, CA, USA : IEEE.

C. P. Fuhrman, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1996. « New comparison model in system-level diagnosis ». International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Technqiues and Applications: PDPTA '96: August 9-11, 1996, Sunnyvale, California (Sunnyvale, CA, USA, Aug. 9-11, 1996) p. 687-690. Sunnyvale, CA, USA : CSREA Press.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « A fault-tolerant implementation using multiple-task triple modular redundancy ». 1995 IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems, 1995. WFCS '95, Proceedings (Leysin, Switzerland, Oct. 4-6, 1995) p. 75-80. IEEE.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « A multiple-task approach to efficient fault tolerance ». 1995 Pacific Rim International Symposium on Fault Tolerant Systems: December 4-5, 1995, Newport Beach, California: proceedings (Newport Beach, CA, USA, Dec. 4-5, 1995) Los Alamitos, CA, USA : IEEE.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « Efficient NMRCD scheme for fault tolerance in responsive systems ». Second International Workshop on Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications, 1995. Proceedings (Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 25-27, 1995) p. 203-207. IEEE.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « Efficient hardware/software fault tolerance with optimistic execution policy ». Applied Informatics (Insbruck, Austria, Feb. 20-23, 1995) p. 413-416. Anaheim, CA, USA : IASTED.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « Fault tolerance with multiple task modular redundancy ». Algorithms and architectures for real-time control: (AARTC'95): a postprint volume from the 3rd IFAC/IFIP Workshop, Ostend, Belgium, 31 May - 2 June 1995 (Ostend, Belgium, May 31-June 2, 1995) p. 551-566. Oxford, UK : Pergamon.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « Hardware/software fault tolerance with multiple task modular redundancy ». IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 1995. Proceedings (Alexandria, Egypt, July 27-29, 1995) p. 171-177. IEEE.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Chutani, H. J. Nussbaumer. 1995. « Implementing multiple task modular redundancy ». Safety and reliability in emerging control technologies: a postprint volume from the 2nd IFAC Workshop, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 1-3 November 1995 (Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Nov. 1-3, 1995) New York, NY, USA : Pergamon.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Messina. 1995. « A case study of fault tolerance with replicated MMS clients ». Applied Informatics (Insbruck, Austria, Feb. 20-23, 1995) p. 10-13. Anaheim, CA, USA : IASTED-ACTA Press.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Messina, S. Koppenhoefer. 1995. « Replicating MMS clients for fault tolerance ». Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 1995. ISIE '95 (Athens , Greece, July 10-14, 1995) p. 598-602. IEEE.

M. Moreaux, J. D. Decotignie, C. Fuhrman. 1995. « Remote procedure call for real-time multiprocessor applications ». Algorithms and architectures for real-time control: (AARTC'95): a postprint volume from the 3rd IFAC/IFIP Workshop, Ostend, Belgium, 31 May - 2 June 1995 (Ostend, Belgium, May 31-June 2, 1995) p. 337-344. Oxford, UK : Pergamon.

G. Noubir, H. J. Nussbaumer, C. P. Fuhrman. 1995. « Arithmetization and self-reducibility methods for fault-detection in combinatorial circuits ». Applied Informatics (Insbruck, Austria, Feb. 20-23, 1995) p. 22-25. Anaheim, CA, USA : IASTED.

C. P. Fuhrman, S. Messina, J. D. Decotignie. 1994. « Fault tolerance techniques integrating MMS and ISIS ». IEEE Symposium on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 1994. ETFA '94 (Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 6-10, 1994) p. 297-303. IEEE.

P. Raja, J. Hernandez, L. Ruiz, C. P. Fuhrman, J. D. Decotignie. 1993. « DRUGH: a simulator for distributed realtime applications ». European Simulation Symposium 1993: October 25-28, 1993, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands; [dynamic modelling and information systems, multimedia systems and virtual reality, high-performance computing and simulation, new trends in m (Delft, The Netherlands, Oct. 25-28, 1993) San Diego, CA, USA : SCS.

P. Raja, L. Ruiz, J. Hernandez, C. Fuhrman, G. Noubir, J. D. Decotignie. 1993. « Synchronous model for Fieldbus applications ». International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation, 1993. Proceedings of the IECON '93. (Maui, HI, USA, Nov. 15-19, 1993) p. 525-529. IEEE.

Communication (1)

Michael J. McGuffin, Christopher P. Fuhrman. 2020. « Categories and completeness of visual programming and direct manipulation ». Communication during a conference : International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) ( Salerno, Italy, Sept. 28 - Oct. 02, 2020 )

Technical report (1)

Hadamon Soumaré, Christopher Fuhrman. 2011. « Framework for assessing understandability impact of design patterns ». Montréal, Canada. «Rapport technique (École de technologie supérieure)» École de technologie supérieure. 38 p.

Poster (1)

W. Abdel Moez, I. Shaik, R. Gunnalan, M. Shereshevsky, K. Goseva-Popstojanova, H. H. Ammar, A. Mili, C. Fuhrman. 2005. « Architectural level maintainability based risk assessment ». Poster presented during a conference : 21st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM 2005) ( Budapest , Hungary, Sept. 26, 2005 )

Dissertation or these (1)

Christopher Paul Fuhrman. 1996. « Comparison-based diagnosis in fault-tolerant, multiprocessor systems ». Thèse de doctorat. Lausanne , École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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