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A CSP Account of Event-B Refinement

Schneider, S, Treharne, H and Wehrheim, H (2011) A CSP Account of Event-B Refinement In: Refine 2011, 2011-06-20 - 2011-06-20, Limerick, Ireland.

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Event-B provides a flexible framework for stepwise system development via refinement. The framework supports steps for (a) refining events (one-by-one), (b) splitting events (one-by-many), and (c) introducing new events. In each of the steps events can moreover possibly be anticipated or convergent. All such steps are accompanied with precise proof obligations. Still, it remains unclear what the exact relationship - in terms of a behaviour-oriented semantics - between an Event-B machine and its refinement is. In this paper, we give a CSP account of Event-B refinement, with a treatment for the first time of splitting events and of anticipated events. To this end, we define a CSP semantics for Event-B and show how the different forms of Event-B refinement can be captured as CSP refinement.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Schneider, S
Treharne, H
Wehrheim, H
Date : 2011
DOI : 10.4204/EPTCS.55.9
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Additional Information : Copyright 2011 The Authors
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 08 Nov 2013 12:06
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 16:25

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