General Quantitative Specification Theories with Modalities

  • Sebastian S. Bauer
  • Uli Fahrenberg
  • Axel Legay
  • Claus Thrane
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7353)

Abstract

This paper proposes a new theory of quantitative specifications. It generalizes the notions of step-wise refinement and compositional design operations from the Boolean to an arbitrary quantitative setting. It is shown that this general approach permits to recast many existing problems which arise in system design.

Keywords

Transition System Triangle Inequality Structural Composition Label Transition System Trace Distance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian S. Bauer
    • 1
  • Uli Fahrenberg
    • 2
  • Axel Legay
    • 2
  • Claus Thrane
    • 3
  1. 1.Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Irisa/INRIA RennesFrance
  3. 3.Aalborg UniversityDenmark

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