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Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z

6th International Conference, ABZ 2018, Southampton, UK, June 5–8, 2018, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 10817)

Part of the book sub series: Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues (LNTCS)

Conference series link(s): ABZ: International Conference on Rigorous State-Based Methods

Conference proceedings info: ABZ 2018.

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Table of contents (35 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV
  2. Invited Talks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. ABZ Languages and Tools in Industrial-Scale Application

      • Janet Barnes, Jonathan Hammond, Angela Wallenburg, Thomas Wilson
      Pages 3-15
    3. Distributed Adaptive Systems

      • Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Flavio Ferrarotti, Loredana Tec, Qing Wang
      Pages 16-30
  3. Translation and Transformation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37
    2. Event-B Expression and Verification of Translation Rules Between SysML/KAOS Domain Models and B System Specifications

      • Steve Jeffrey Tueno Fotso, Amel Mammar, Régine Laleau, Marc Frappier
      Pages 55-70
    3. A Translation from Alloy to B

      • Sebastian Krings, Joshua Schmidt, Carola Brings, Marc Frappier, Michael Leuschel
      Pages 71-86
  4. Analysis and Tests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87
    2. Extracting Symbolic Transitions from TLA \(^{+}\) Specifications

      • Jure Kukovec, Thanh-Hai Tran, Igor Konnov
      Pages 89-104
    3. Systematic Generation of Non-equivalent Expressions for Relational Algebra

      • Kaiyuan Wang, Allison Sullivan, Manos Koukoutos, Darko Marinov, Sarfraz Khurshid
      Pages 105-120
    4. Solver-Based Sketching of Alloy Models Using Test Valuations

      • Kaiyuan Wang, Allison Sullivan, Darko Marinov, Sarfraz Khurshid
      Pages 121-136
  5. Reals and Hybrid Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137
    2. Abstract State Machines with Exact Real Arithmetic

      • Christoph Beierle, Klaus-Dieter Schewe
      Pages 139-154
    3. Proof-Based Approach to Hybrid Systems Development: Dynamic Logic and Event-B

      • Guillaume Dupont, Yamine Aït-Ameur, Marc Pantel, Neeraj Kumar Singh
      Pages 155-170
  6. Refinement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187
    2. Clarification of Ambiguity for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer

      • Farah Al-Shareefi, Alexei Lisitsa, Clare Dixon
      Pages 189-203
    3. Systematic Refinement of Abstract State Machines with Higher-Order Logic

      • Flavio Ferrarotti, Senén González, Klaus-Dieter Schewe, José María Turull-Torres
      Pages 204-218

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  1. Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z

    6th International Conference, ABZ 2018, Southampton, UK, June 5–8, 2018, Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z, ABZ 2016, held in Southampton, UK, in June 2018. 

The 20 full and 11 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 submissions. They record the latest research developments in state-based formal methods Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, Circus, Event-B, TLS+, VDM and Z.

Keywords

  • Alloy
  • Artificial intelligence
  • B Method
  • Event-B
  • Formal logic
  • Formal methods
  • Formal specification
  • Languages
  • Model checking
  • Problem solving
  • Programming language
  • Railway control
  • Requirements
  • Semantics
  • Software engineering
  • Specifications
  • State-based methods
  • Theorem proving
  • Tools
  • Verification

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

    Michael Butler, Thai Son Hoang

  • Universität Ulm, Ulm, Germany

    Alexander Raschke

  • Thales Austria GmbH, Vienna, Austria

    Klaus Reichl

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 64.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-91271-4
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  • Readable on all devices
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Softcover Book USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)