Integrated Formal Methods: 5th International Conference, IFM 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 29 - December 2, 2005. by Judi M.T. RomijnIntegrated Formal Methods: 5th International Conference, IFM 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 29 - December 2, 2005. by Judi M.T. Romijn

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byJudi M.T. RomijnEditorGraeme P. Smith, Jaco C. van de Pol

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This is the 5th edition of the International Conference on Integrated Formal Methods (IFM). Previous IFM conferences were held in York (June 1999), D- stuhl (November 2000), Turku (May 2002) and Canterbury (April 2004). This year's IFM was held in December 2005 on the campus of the Technische Univ- siteit Eindhoven in The Netherlands. This year IFM received 40 submissions, from which 19 high-quality papers wereselectedbytheProgramCommittee.Besidesthese,theproceedingscontain invited contributions by Patrice Godefroid, David Parnas and Doron Peled. It was 10 years ago that Jonathan P. Bowen and Michael G. Hinchey p- lished their famous Ten Commandments of Formal Methods in IEEE Computer 28(4). Their very ?rst commandment - Thou shalt choose an appropriate - tation - touches the heart of the IFM theme: Complex systems have di?erent aspects, and each aspect requires its own appropriate notation. Classical examples of models for various aspects are: state based notations andalgebraicdatatypesfordata,processalgebrasandtemporallogicsforbeh- ior, duration calculus and timed automata for timing aspects, etc. The central question is how the models of di?erent notations relate. Recently, Bowen and Hinchey presented their Ten Commandments Revisited (in: ACM proceedings of the 10th InternationalWorkshop on Formal Methods for Industrial Critical S- tems). Theydistinghuishvariationsin combiningnotations,rangingfromloosely coupled viewpoints to integrated methods. Thelooselycoupledviewpointsarequitepopular(cf.thesuccessofUML)and are easy to adopt in a leightweight process. They could be useful for specifying and analyzing isolated system aspects. However, the main advantage of formal methods - being able to specify and verify the correctness of complete systems -islost.
Title:Integrated Formal Methods: 5th International Conference, IFM 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands…Format:PaperbackDimensions:407 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:November 24, 2005Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Invited Papers.- A Family of Mathematical Methods for Professional Software Documentation.- Generating Path Conditions for Timed Systems.- Software Model Checking: Searching for Computations in the Abstract or the Concrete.- Session: Components.- Adaptive Techniques for Specification Matching in Embedded Systems: A Comparative Study.- Session: State/Event-Based Verification.- State/Event Software Verification for Branching-Time Specifications.- Exp.Open 2.0: A Flexible Tool Integrating Partial Order, Compositional, and On-The-Fly Verification Methods.- Chunks: Component Verification in CSP ? B.- Session: System Development.- Agile Formal Method Engineering.- An Automated Failure Mode and Effect Analysis Based on High-Level Design Specification with Behavior Trees.- Enabling Security Testing from Specification to Code.- Session: Applications of B.- Development of Fault Tolerant Grid Applications Using Distributed B.- Formal Methods Meet Domain Specific Languages.- Synthesizing B Specifications from eb 3 Attribute Definitions.- Session: Tool Support.- CZT Support for Z Extensions.- Embedding the Stable Failures Model of CSP in PVS.- Model-Based Prototyping of an Interoperability Protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.- Session: Non-software Domains.- Translating Hardware Process Algebras into Standard Process Algebras: Illustration with CHP and LOTOS.- Formalising Interactive Voice Services with SDL.- Session: Semantics.- A Fixpoint Semantics of Event Systems With and Without Fairness Assumptions.- Session: UML and Statecharts.- Consistency Checking of Sequence Diagrams and Statechart Diagrams Using the ?-Calculus.- An Integrated Framework for Scenarios and State Machines.- Consistency in UML and B Multi-view Specifications.