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Composing Specifications Using Communication.

Treharne, H, Schneider, S and Bramble, M (2003) Composing Specifications Using Communication. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2651. 58 - 78.

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Abstract

This paper develops a case study using the process algebra CSP to enable controlled interaction between B machines. This illustrates how B machines are essential components within a combined communicating system. The development steps used to build the case study are new: they are applications of theoretical results which allow us to focus on the external interface of a combined communicating system, compositionally verify it, and show that it is a refinement of a more abstract specification described in CSP. This allows safety and liveness properties to be established for combinations of communicating B machines.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
AuthorsEmail
Treharne, HUNSPECIFIED
Schneider, SUNSPECIFIED
Bramble, MUNSPECIFIED
Date : 2003
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmail
EditorBert, DUNSPECIFIED
EditorBowen, JPUNSPECIFIED
EditorKing, SUNSPECIFIED
EditorWaldén, MAUNSPECIFIED
PublisherSpringer, UNSPECIFIED
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Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 29 Sep 2011 13:18
Last Modified : 09 Jun 2014 13:26
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/7194

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