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From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 08:49:37 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 540.
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         Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 08:45:36 +0100
         From: ubiquity <ubiquity_at_HQ.ACM.ORG>
         Subject: Ubiquity 8.12

This Week in Ubiquity:

Volume 8, Issue 12

March 27, 2007 -- April 2, 2007


Goutam Kumar Saha explains: "Self-healing systems represent a very new
area of research that deals with fault tolerance for dynamic systems.
Self-healing deals with imprecise specification, uncontrolled
environment, and reconfiguration of systems according to their dynamics.
The term "self-healing" denotes the capability of a software system in
dealing with bugs. Fault Tolerance for dependable computing is about
providing the specified service through rigorous design whereas
self-healing is about run-time issues. Software which is capable of
detecting and reacting to its malfunctions, is called self-healing

See http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/v8i12_goutam.html
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