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Supporting ODP - Translating LOTOS to Z

Derrick, J. and Boiten, E.A. and Bowman, H. and Steen, M.W.A. (1996) Supporting ODP - Translating LOTOS to Z. In: Najm, Elie and Stefani, J.-B., eds. Formal Methods for Open Object-based Distributed Systems. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology . Springer, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, pp. 399-406. ISBN 978-1-5041-2875-9. E-ISBN 978-0-387-35082-0. (doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35082-0_29) (KAR id:21389)


This paper describes a translation of full LOTOS into Z. A common semantic model is defined and the translation is proved correct with respect to the semantics. The motivation for such a translation is the use of multiple viewpoints for specifying complex systems defined by the reference model of the Open Distributed Processing (ODP) standardization initiative. The postscript version available here is an extended version of what was published.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-0-387-35082-0_29
Uncontrolled keywords: Open Distributing Processing, formal methods, viewpoints, LOTOS, Z, consistency
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Eerke Boiten
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2009 22:28 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:59 UTC
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