Software Specification: A Comparison of Formal Methods (Computer-Based Information Systems in Organization S. v. 5)

Software Specification: A Comparison of Formal Methods (Computer-Based Information Systems in Organization S. v. 5)

By: John D. Gannon (author), etc. (author), Marvin V. Zelkowitz (author), Jim Purtilo (author)Paperback

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Description

Based on material used by the authors in their teaching, this volume provides a detailed comparison and study of the various methods for reasoning about software. The material offers a comprehensive understanding of which program structures are easier to manipulate by formal techniques, thus allowing professionals to write programs that are easier to reason about informally. The basic technology presented should be of use in all programming environments.

Contents

The axiomatic approach; functional correctness; predicate transformers; algebraic specifications; denotational semantics; specification models.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781567500349
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781567500349
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 156750034X

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