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VVSL Specification of a Transaction-oriented Access Handler

  • C. A. MiddelburgEmail author
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Abstract

VVSL is a mathematically well-defined VDM-like specification language with features for (1) modular structuring and (2) specifying operations which interfere through a partially shared state. This paper gives an short overview of these features. Thereafter, the VVSL specification of an access handler interface given in [1] is outlined. The purpose is to clarify the extent to which the description of interfaces to software systems can be improved by the special features of VVSL. This issue is further discussed. The access handler interface concerned is a hypothetical interface which is meant to provide for a way of looking at transaction management.

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Temporal Logic Modular Structure Concurrency Control Internal Interface Concurrent Execution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Computer SciencePTT ResearchLeidschendamThe Netherlands

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