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From ESSENCE to Theory Oriented Software Engineering

  • Sebastian Holtappels
  • Michael Striewe
  • Michael Goedicke
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9587)

Abstract

The Essence standard combines a kernel and a modelling language for software engineering. It defines dynamic semantics of Essence by a mixture of formal and informal means. This paper presents a uniform formalization of the dynamic semantics based on a graph grammar and discusses various applications of this grammar. It is shown that solid formal foundation is useful for research towards theory oriented software engineering.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Holtappels
    • 1
  • Michael Striewe
    • 1
  • Michael Goedicke
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

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