Practical Impact of Group Communication Theory

  title={Practical Impact of Group Communication Theory},
  author={Andr{\'e} Schiper},
  booktitle={Future Directions in Distributed Computing},
ions, Specifications and System Models. In the context of abstractions and specifications, the paper by Hadzilacos and Toueg [1.27] has played an important role: it has contributed in part by motivating subsequent authors to pay more attention to a careful specification of group communication. A new group communication primitive, called generic broadcast [1.38], which takes the message semantics into account, was also proposed. The primitive is parametrized by a conflict relation, and ensures… CONTINUE READING