An Introduction to Estelle: A Specification Language for Distributed Systems

  title={An Introduction to Estelle: A Specification Language for Distributed Systems},
  author={Stanislaw Budkowski and Piotr Dembinski},
  journal={Computer Networks},
Estelle is a Formal Description Technique, defined within ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for specification of distributed, concurrent information processing systems. In particular, Estelle can be used to describe the services and protocols of the layers of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) architecture defined by ISO. Its present ISO status is Draft International Standard (DIS 9074). The article outlines syntactic and semantic aspects of this description technique. 
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