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Loose Specification and Refinement in Z

Boiten, Eerke Albert (2002) Loose Specification and Refinement in Z. In: Bert, Didier and Bowen, Jonathan P. and Henson, Martin C. and Robinson, Ken, eds. ZB 2002:Formal Specification and Development in Z and B 2nd International Conference of B and Z Users. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 226-241. ISBN 978-3-540-43166-4. E-ISBN 978-3-540-45648-3. (doi:10.1007/3-540-45648-1_12) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Z is a specification notation with a model-based semantics, but in contrast to most such languages, its normal refinement relation is not defined in terms of model containment. This paper investigates this phenomenon, leading to a variety of observations concerning the relation between Z semantics and refinement.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/3-540-45648-1_12
Uncontrolled keywords: specification, refinement, loose specification, model inclusion, Z
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: E. Boiten
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:00 UTC
Last Modified: 30 May 2019 11:42 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13829 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Boiten, Eerke Albert: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9184-8968
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