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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. pp. 58-78.

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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 :
Treharne, H
Schneider, S
Bramble, M
Date : 2003
DOI : 10.1007/3-540-44880-2_5
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID, D, JP, Sén, MA,
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Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 29 Sep 2011 13:18
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:09

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