Specifying Systems

Author: Leslie Lamport
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321143068
Format: PDF
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Both a tutorial on specifying systems and a complete reference to TLA, this is the distillation of 25 years of work by a renowned computer scientist. Divided into four parts, the first part contains all that most programmers and engineers need to know about writing specifications. The second part has advanced material for more sophisticated readers. The third and fourth parts comprise a reference manual for TLA+--both the language itself as well as its tools.

A Practical Theory of Reactive Systems

Author: R. Kurki-Suonio
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540233423
Format: PDF
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A man may imagine he understands something, but still not understand anything in the way that he ought to. (Paul of Tarsus, 1 Corinthians 8:2) Calling this a ‘practical theory’ may require some explanation. Theory and practice are often thought of as two di?erent worlds, governed bydi?erentideals,principles, andlaws.DavidLorgeParnas, forinstance,who hascontributedmuchtoourtheoreticalunderstandingofsoftwareengineering and also to sound use of theory in the practice of it, likes to point out that ‘theoretically’ is synonymous to ‘not really’. In applied mathematics the goal is to discover useful connections between these two worlds. My thesis is that in software engineering this two-world view is inadequate, and a more intimate interplay is required between theory and practice. That is, both theoretical and practical components should be integrated into a practical theory. It should beclearfrom theabovethattheintended readership of this book is not theoreticians. They would probably have di?culties in appreciating a book on theory where the presentation does not proceed in a logical sequence from basic de?nitions to theorems and mathematical proofs, followed by - plication examples. In fact, all this would not constitute what I understand by a practical theory in this context.

Implementation and Application of Functional Languages

Author: Zoltán Horváth
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540741291
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume constitutes the post-proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Implementation and Applications of Functional Languages. Fifteen full papers are presented. Each one was submitted to two rounds of reviews to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and readability. The papers address all current theoretical and methodological issues in functional and function-based languages.

Software Composition

Author: Welf Löwe
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540376577
Format: PDF
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Software Composition, SC 2006, a satellite event of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2006. The book presents 21 revised full papers reflecting current research in software composition to foster development of composition models and techniques by using aspect-oriented programming, specification of component contracts and protocols, and methods of correct components composition.

Dependable Software Engineering Theories Tools and Applications

Author: Xuandong Li
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319259423
Format: PDF
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Symposium on Dependable Software Engineering: Theories, Tools, and Applications, SETTA 2015, held in Nanjing, China, in November 2015. The 20 full papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 submissions.The papers are organized on topical sections on probabilistic systems; hybrid and cyber-physical systems; testing, simulation and inference; bisimulation and correctness; design and implementation; symbolic execution and invariants; and verification and case studies.

Abstract State Machines Alloy B TLA VDM and Z

Author: Michael Butler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319336002
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z, ABZ 2016, held in Linz, Austria, in May 2016. The 17 full and 15 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 61 submissions. They record the latest research developments in state-based formal methods Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, Circus, Event-B, TLS+, VDM and Z.

Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics

Author: Roman Wyrzykowski
Publisher: Springer
ISBN:
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, PPAM 2005. The book presents 135 papers organized in topical sections on parallel and distributed architectures, parallel and distributed non-numerical algorithms, performance analysis, prediction and optimization, grid programming, tools and environments for clusters and grids, applications of parallel/distributed/grid computing, evolutionary computing with applications, parallel data mining, parallel numerics, and mathematical and computing methods.