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Formal specification and software development

by D. BjГёrner

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Published by Prentice/Hall International in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer software -- Development.,
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDines Bjørner and Cliff B. Jones ; in collaboration with Derek Andrews ... [et al.].
    SeriesPrentice-Hall International series in computer science
    ContributionsJones, C. B. 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.6 .B575 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 501 p. :
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3488021M
    ISBN 100133290034
    LC Control Number82007656

    The VDM Europe working group consisted of researchers, software engineers, and programmers, allinterested in promoting the industrial usage of formal methods for software development. The fourth VDM symposium presented not only VDM but also a large number of other methods for formal software development. The B method is a method of software development based on B, a tool-supported formal method based on an abstract machine notation, used in the development of computer was originally developed in the s by Jean-Raymond Abrial in France and the UK.B is related to the Z notation (also originated by Abrial) and supports development of programming language code from specifications.

    "Specification and transformation of programs" is short for a methodology of software development where, from a formal specification of a problem to be solved, programs correctly solving that problem are constructed by stepwise application of formal, semantics-preserving transformation rules. The approach considers programming as a formal by:   The most illustrative case study for large-scale state-of-the-art formally-verified software development is Project Ironclad from Microsoft Research. The team created a full formally-verified.

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The first author is a professor of computer science at the University of Edinburgh. His key research area is foundations for specification and formal development of modular software systems from specifications, with applications to computer security and programming languages; among other responsibilities, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Theoretical Computer Science and Vice 5/5(3).

This book provides foundations for software specification and formal software development from the perspective of work on algebraic specification, concentrating on developing basic concepts and studying their fundamental properties.

These foundations are built on a solid mathematical basis, using. in size, the time and effort required to develop a formal specification grows disproportionately.

These factors mean that most software development companies have been unwilling to risk using formal methods in their development process. However, formal specification is an excellent way of discovering specification errors andFile Size: KB. Development. Formal development using formal methods as an integrated part of a tool-supported system development process.

Once a formal specification has been produced, the specification may be used as a guide while the concrete system is developed during the design process (i.e., realized typically in software, but also potentially in. This book gives the theoretical explanation and practical application for formal reading the book, I understood the signification & advantage of the use of formal specification.

In addition, by exercise with the three given specification languages (Larch, VDM, and Z) in the book, I learnt its application in software s: 5. The book emphasizes the importance of formal engineering methods (FEMs) for industrial software development, and offers (as one example) a systematic introduction to structured object-oriented formal language (SOFL), a method that was designed and industry-tested by the author.

Formal Methods for Software Specification and Analysis: An Overview L 5 2 Software Engineering and Formal Methods nEvery Software engineering methodology is based on a recommended development process proceeding through several phases:» Analysis,Specification,Design,Coding,Unit Testing, Integration and System Testing, Maintenance.

A new JML tutorial, Formal Specification with the Java Modeling Language, co-authored by the course teacher, chapter 7 in the book Deductive Software Verification - The KeY Book. The JML Home Page. Course design. Formal Methods is a generic term for system design, analysis, and implementation methods that are described and used with.

The Z notation is an example of a leading formal specification language. Others include the Specification Language (VDM-SL) of the Vienna Development Method and the Abstract Machine Notation (AMN) of the B-Method.

In the Web services area, formal specification is often used to describe non-functional properties (Web services Quality of Service). This book provides foundations for software specification and formal software development from the perspective of work on algebraic specification, concentrating on developing basic concepts and studying their fundamental properties.

These foundations are built on a solid mathematical basis, using elements of universal algebra, category theory Cited by: formal specification and software development Download formal specification and software development or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get formal specification and software development book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This gently paced software engineering text concentrates on the use of formal methods for the development of high integrity software. It assumes no previous knowledge of formal methods, and presents a practical and comprehensive treatment of the subject suitable for second and third year undergraduates on computing courses, and students on taught master's courses.

An example of a formal specification (in Spanish) using the Z notation. The Z notation / ˈ z ɛ d / is a formal specification language used for describing and modelling computing systems. It is targeted at the clear specification of computer programs and computer-based systems in general.

The aim of software engineering is the provision and investigation of methods for the development of software systems of high quality with correctness as a key issue.

A system is called correct if it An Abstract Framework for Formal Specifications. Refinement is the term used to describe systematic and formal methods of specifying hard- and software and transforming the specifications into designs and implementations.

The value of formal methods Formalising Dijkstra’s Development Strategy within Stark’s Formalism. Antonio Cau, Ruurd Kuiper, Willem-Paul de Roever. Formal methods have long been advocated for the development of high integrity software. However, these methods are often perceived as being difficult to learn and apply.

In particular, the step from formal specification to code is often left uncovered in text books. Without this, however, it is the authors’ experience that students tend. Foundations of algebraic specification and formal software development by: Sannella, D.

Published: () Domain-specific modeling enabling full code generation /. • Formal methods are mathematically based techniques for specification, development and verification of systems, both hardware and software. • The use of formal methods approaches can help to eliminate errors early in the design process.

• Practitioners have also recognized that they can make searching for. The notion that program design is an engineering task alleviating the software crisis has been with us for about a decade.

With the recognized advantages of obeying to certain software design disciplines, we are approaching the era of enforced system development standards which will ensure that end products will meet rigorous design requirements. "Specification and transformation of programs" is short for a methodology of software development where, from a formal specification of a problem to be solved, programs correctly solving that problem are constructed by stepwise application of formal, semantics-preserving transformation rules.

The approach considers programming as a formal activity.This book is a solid foundation of the most important formalisms used for specification and verification of reactive systems. In particular, the text presents all important results on m-calculus, w-automata, and temporal logics, shows the relationships between these formalisms and describes state-of-the-art verification procedures for them.

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