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A Model of Noninterference for Integrating Mixed-Criticality Software Components
 by Dr. Bruno Dutertre & Victoria Stavridou.

This paper examines the problem of safely integrating independent software components, of different criticality levels, in a single system. We examine the risks of interference between independent components which share common hardware resources. We propose a definition of safe integration in which only a limited form of interference is tolerated, namely a bounded performance degradation. We show how the definition can be applied to systems modeled as input-output automata, and we compare our model to other notions of non interference and related concepts.


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