ZB 2000: Formal Specification and Development in Z and B: First International Conference of B and Z Users York, UK, August 29 - September 2, 2000 Proc by Jonathan P. BowenZB 2000: Formal Specification and Development in Z and B: First International Conference of B and Z Users York, UK, August 29 - September 2, 2000 Proc by Jonathan P. Bowen

ZB 2000: Formal Specification and Development in Z and B: First International Conference of B and Z…

EditorJonathan P. Bowen, Steve Dunne, Andy Galloway

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference of B and Z Users, ZB 2000, held in York, UK in August/September 2000.
The 25 revised full papers presented together with four invited contributions were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. The book documents the recent advances for the Z formal specification notion and for the B method; the full scope, ranging from foundational and theoretical issues to advanced applications, tools, and case studies, is covered.
Title:ZB 2000: Formal Specification and Development in Z and B: First International Conference of B and Z…Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pagesPublished:August 16, 2000Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Meeting the Challenge of Object-Oriented Programming.- A Formal Mapping between UML Models and Object-Z Specifications.- A Generic Process to Refine a B Specification into a Relational Database Implementation.- Recursive Schema Definitions in Object-Z.- On Mutually Recursive Free Types in Z.- Reasoning Inductively about Z Specifications via Unification.- Reconciling Axiomatic and Model-Based Specifications Using the B Method.- Compositional Structuring in the B-Method: A Logical Viewpoint of the Static Context.- Automatic Construction of Validated B Components from Structured Developments.- Playing with Abstraction and Refinement for Managing Features Interactions.- A Formal Architecture for the 3APL Agent Programming Language.- How to Drive a B Machine.- Deriving Software Specifications from Event Based Models.- Reformulate Dynamic Properties during B Refinement and Forget Variants and Loop Invariants.- Type-Constrained Generics for Z.- Typechecking Z.- Guards, Preconditions, and Refinement in Z.- Retrenchment, Refinement, and Simulation.- Performing Algorithmic Refinement before Data Refinement in B.- Program Development and Specification Refinement in the Schema Calculus.- Are Smart Cards the Ideal Domain for Applying Formal Methods.- Formal Methods for Industrial Products.- An Execution Architecture for GSL.- A Computation Model for Z Based on Concurrent Constraint Resolution.- Analysis of Compiled Code: A Prototype Formal Model.- Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.- Segregation with Communication.- Closure Induction in a Z-Like Language.- Fuzzy Concepts and Formal Methods: A Fuzzy Logic Toolkit for Z.