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2003
Springer
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Translation-Based Compositional Reasoning for Software Systems
Software systems are often model checked by translating them into a directly model-checkable formalism. Any serious software system requires application of compositional reasoning ...
Fei Xie, James C. Browne, Robert P. Kurshan
FM
2003
Springer
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Lessons Learned from a Successful Implementation of Formal Methods in an Industrial Project
This paper describes the lessons we learned over a thirteen year period while helping to develop the shutdown systems for the nuclear generating station at Darlington, Ontario, Can...
Alan Wassyng, Mark Lawford
FM
2003
Springer
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Model Checking FTA
Safety is increasingly important for software based, critical systems. Fault tree analysis (FTA) is a safety technique from engineering, developed for analyzing and assessing syste...
Andreas Thums, Gerhard Schellhorn
FM
2003
Springer
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Combining Real-Time Model-Checking and Fault Tree Analysis
We present a semantics for fault tree analysis, a technique used for the analysis of safety critical systems, in the real-time interval logic Duration Calculus with Liveness and sh...
Andreas Schäfer
FM
2003
Springer
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Certifying and Synthesizing Membership Equational Proofs
As the systems we have to specify and verify become larger and more complex, there is a mounting need to combine different tools and decision procedures to accomplish large proof ...
Grigore Rosu, Steven Eker, Patrick Lincoln, Jos&ea...
FM
2003
Springer
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On Failures and Faults
: Real computer-based systems fail, and hence are often far less dependable than their owners and users need and desire. Individuals, organisations and indeed the world at large ar...
Brian Randell
FM
2003
Springer
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A Semantic Foundation for TCOZ in Unifying Theories of Programming
Abstract. UnifyingTheoriesofProgramming(UTP)canprovideaformalsemantic foundation not only for programming languages but also for more expressive specification languages. We believ...
Shengchao Qin, Jin Song Dong, Wei-Ngan Chin
FM
2003
Springer
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Structuring Retrenchments in B by Decomposition
Simple retrenchment is briefly reviewed in the B language of J.-R. Abrial [1] as a liberalisation of classical refinement, for the formal description of application developments ...
Michael Poppleton, Richard Banach
FM
2003
Springer
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Model-Checking TRIO Specifications in SPIN
We present a novel application on model checking through SPIN as a means for verifying purely descriptive specifications written in TRIO, a first order, linear-time temporal logic ...
Angelo Morzenti, Matteo Pradella, Pierluigi San Pi...
FM
2003
Springer
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Proving the Shalls
Incomplete, inaccurate, ambiguous, and volatile requirements have plagued the software industry since its inception. The convergence of model-based development and formal methods o...
Steven P. Miller, Alan C. Tribble, Mats Per Erik H...
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