Modelling Distributed Systems using Z

Bowman, Howard and Derrick, John (1995) Modelling Distributed Systems using Z. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The ODP development model is a natural progression from OSI. Multiple viewpoints are used to specify complex ODP systems. Formal methods are playing an increasing role within ODP. There are two technical problems concerning the use of formal techniques within ODP which have yet to be addressed: these are unification and consistency checking. We show how Z can be used to provide a solution for both; and hence provide a mechanism for Z to be used properly in the ODP development process.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled keywords: distributed systems, viewpoints, formal methods, Z, consistency
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2009 19:59
Last Modified: 12 May 2014 14:54
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21281 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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