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UBC CS TR-91-05 Summary

FDT Tools For Protocol Development, May 1991 A. A. F. Loureiro, Samuel T. Chanson and Song T. Vuong, 45 pages

FDT tools support protocol development by making certain activities feasible, easier to be performed, more reliable, and faster. This paper discusses the desirable properties of FDT tools and classifies them according to the different stages of the protocol development cycle. An assessment of the tools available so far and projections (or suggestions) of the tools to come are given. A list of the tools that have appeared since the mid 1980's is also included.

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