The Semantics of Circus

  • Jim Woodcock
  • Ana Cavalcanti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2272)

Abstract

Circus is a concurrent language for refinement; it is a unification of imperative CSP, Z, and the refinement calculus. We describe the language of Circus and the formalisation of its model in Hoare & He’s unifying theories of programming.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Woodcock
    • 1
  • Ana Cavalcanti
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford University Computing LaboratoryOxfordUK
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/Centro de InformáticaRecife PEBrazil

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