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From Circus to JCSP

Oliveira, Marcel V. M. and Cavalcanti, Ana L. C. and Woodcock, Jim (2004) From Circus to JCSP. In: Formal Methods and Software Engineering 6th International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 320-340. ISBN 978-3-540-23841-6. E-ISBN 978-3-540-30482-1. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30482-1_29) (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

Circus is a combination of Z, CSP, and Morgan's refinement calculus; it has an associated refinement strategy that supports the development of reactive programs. In this work, we present rules to translate Circus programs to Java programs that use JCSP, a library that implements CSP constructs. These rules can be used as a complement to the Circus algebraic refinement technique, or as a guideline for implementation. They are a link between the results on refinement in the context of Circus and a practical programming language in current use. The rules can also be used as the basis for a tool that mechanises the translation.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-540-30482-1_29
Additional information: To appear
Uncontrolled keywords: concurrency, object-orientation, program development
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2019 11:34 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14062 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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