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Improving robustness testing of COTS OS extensions. / Sârbu, C.; Johansson, A.; Fraikin, F.; Suri, Neeraj.

Service Availability: Third International Service Availability Symposium, ISAS 2006, Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006. Revised Selected Papers. Vol. 4328 LNCS Springer-Verlag, 2006. p. 120-139.

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Sârbu, C, Johansson, A, Fraikin, F & Suri, N 2006, Improving robustness testing of COTS OS extensions. in Service Availability: Third International Service Availability Symposium, ISAS 2006, Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006. Revised Selected Papers. vol. 4328 LNCS, Springer-Verlag, pp. 120-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/11955498_9

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Sârbu, C., Johansson, A., Fraikin, F., & Suri, N. (2006). Improving robustness testing of COTS OS extensions. In Service Availability: Third International Service Availability Symposium, ISAS 2006, Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006. Revised Selected Papers (Vol. 4328 LNCS, pp. 120-139). Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/11955498_9

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Sârbu C, Johansson A, Fraikin F, Suri N. Improving robustness testing of COTS OS extensions. In Service Availability: Third International Service Availability Symposium, ISAS 2006, Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006. Revised Selected Papers. Vol. 4328 LNCS. Springer-Verlag. 2006. p. 120-139 https://doi.org/10.1007/11955498_9

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Sârbu, C. ; Johansson, A. ; Fraikin, F. ; Suri, Neeraj. / Improving robustness testing of COTS OS extensions. Service Availability: Third International Service Availability Symposium, ISAS 2006, Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006. Revised Selected Papers. Vol. 4328 LNCS Springer-Verlag, 2006. pp. 120-139

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