An Algebraic Approach to File Synchronization

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Title: An Algebraic Approach to File Synchronization
Author: Ramsey, Normal; Csirmaz, Elod

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Citation: Ramsey, Norman and Elöd Csirmaz. 2001. An Algebraic Approach to File Synchronization. Harvard Computer Science Group Technical Report TR-05-01.
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Abstract: We present a sound and complete proof system for reasoning about operations on filesystems. The proof system enables us to specify a file-synchronization algorithm that can be combined with several different conflict-resolution policy into the specification, or worse, does not specify the behavior formally. We present several alternative for conflict resolution, and we address the knotty question of timestamps.
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