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Deductive software building

  • Pearl Brereton
  • Paul Singleton
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1005)

Abstract

In this paper we present a deductive approach to modelling complex software systems. As well as highlighting the strengths of the approach in terms of configuration issues we also outline its potential contribution to an exploratory software development process.

Keywords

Generic Configuration Deductive Database Software Item Deductive Modelling Abstract Interpreter 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pearl Brereton
    • 1
  • Paul Singleton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of KeeleKeeleUK

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