Viewpoint Consistency in ODP

Boiten, Eerke Albert and Bowman, Howard and Derrick, John and Linington, Peter F. and Steen, Maarten (2000) Viewpoint Consistency in ODP. Computer Networks, 34 (3). pp. 503-537. ISSN 1389-1286. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Open Distributed Processing (ODP) is a joint ITU/ISO standardisation framework for constructing distributed systems in a multi-vendor environment. Central to the ODP approach is the use of viewpoints for specification and design. Inherent in any viewpoint approach is the need to check and manage the consistency of viewpoints. In previous work we have described techniques for consistency checking, refinement, and translation between viewpoint specifications, in particular for LOTOS and Z/Object-Z. Here we present an overview of our work, motivated by a case study combining these techniques in order to show consistency between viewpoints specified in LOTOS and Object-Z.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Open Distributed Processing; Viewpoint Consistency; Formal Methods; Object-Z; LOTOS
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: Eerke Boiten
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2009 16:05
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2015 23:08
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21992 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
ORCiD (Boiten, Eerke Albert): http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9184-8968
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