Formal specification and design [E-Book] / L.M.G. Feijs & H.B.M. Jonkers.
Feijs, L. M. G., (author)
Jonkers, H. B. M., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992
1 online resource (xvi, 335 pages)
englisch
9780511569777
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Cambridge tracts in theoretical computer science ; 35
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Table of Contents:
  • 3.7. Semantics of normal-form specifications. 3.8. Hidden names. 4. Implementing algebraic specifications. 4.2. Expressions. 4.3. Term interpretation of expressions. 4.4. Declarations. 4.5. Survey of assertions and expressions. 4.6. Algorithmic predicate definitions. 4.7. Algorithmic function definitions. 4.8. From inductive to algorithmic definitions. 4.9. Implementing an algebraic specification. 4.10. Example: implementation of sets
  • II. State-based specification. 5. From algebras to states. 5.2. What is a state-based specification? 5.3. Procedure names and class signatures. 5.4. States as algebras. 5.5. Classes. 5.6. Introducing variables. 5.7. Procedure definitions. 5.8. Comparison with imperative programs. 5.9. From predicate logic to dynamic logic. 5.10. Classes and specifications. 6. Setting up state-based specifications. 6.1. Kinds of axioms.
  • 8.7. Example: implementation of a line editor. 8.7.1. Specifying the system. 8.7.2. Documenting a building block. 8.7.3. Choosing a representation. 8.7.4. Adding display-oriented features. 8.7.5. Implementing the display-oriented features. 8.7.6. Translation to C. 8.7.7. Executing the program
  • III. Advanced techniques. 9. Theoretical topics. 9.2. Undefinedness revisited. 9.3. Initial algebras. 9.4. Horn clauses. 9.5. Origin consistency. 9.6. Comparing two types of models. 9.7. The class concept revisited. 10. Additional language constructs. 10.2. Liberal scope rules. 10.3. Free definitions. 10.4. Parameterisation. 10.5. Abstraction schemes. 10.6. Application schemes. 10.7. Extending the normalization procedure. 10.8. More complex parameter restrictions. 10.9. Object creation and procedures with results. 10.10. Variable sort definitions. 10.11. Dependent definitions. 10.12. Example: specification of instances. 10.13. Unifying expressions and statements. 11. Towards large systems.
  • 11.2. Graphical representation of modules. 11.3. Components and designs. 11.4. Applications. 11.5. Concluding remarks
  • A Syntax. A.1 General. A.2 Concrete syntax. A.3 Tokens. A.4 Keywords. A.5 Comments. A.6 Grammar. A.7 Operator priorities and associativities. A.7.1 Operators in renamings and signatures. A.7.2 Operators in assertions and expressions
  • B Standard library. B.1 Booleans. B.2 Natural numbers. B.3 Characters. B.4 Tuples. B.5 Finite sets. B.6 Finite bags. B.7 Finite sequences. B.8 Finite maps.