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The Lotosphere Design Methodology

  • Juan Quemada
  • Arturo Azcorra
  • Santiago Pavón
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Abstract

This chapter provides an application oriented description of the LOTOS Design Methodology produced in the Lotosphere project. This design methodology is a formally based stepwise refinement approach to system design, conceived to give formal support to an industrial design process, in order to achieve high quality designs.

Keywords

Formal Design Assessment Task Design Step Functionality Decomposition Life Cycle Model 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Quemada
    • 1
  • Arturo Azcorra
    • 1
  • Santiago Pavón
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. de Ingeniería de Sistemas TelemáticosUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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