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Engineering Trustworthy Software Systems

First International School, SETSS 2014, Chongqing, China, September 8-13, 2014. Tutorial Lectures

  • Zhiming Liu
  • Zili Zhang


  • Covers the state of the art and research insights on

  • engineering trustworthy software systems

  • A detailed preface, introducing the chapters, is included in

  • the front matter and is freely available for perusal on SpringerLink

  • Original, readable and useful lecture notes written by leading experts

  • Made for students, researchers and practitioners

Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9506)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 9506)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Carroll Morgan
    Pages 1-79
  3. Zhiming Liu, Xiaohong Chen
    Pages 152-255
  4. Bernd-Holger Schlingloff
    Pages 256-289
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 325-325

About these proceedings


The courses of SETSS 2014 aim to improve the understanding of the relation between theory and practice in software engineering, to contribute to narrowing the gap between them. This volume contains the lecture notes of the five courses and materials of one seminar. The common themes of the courses include the design and use of theories, techniques and tools for software specification and modeling, analysis and verification. The courses cover sequential programming, component- and object software, hybrid systems and cyber-physical systems with challenges of termination, security, safety, security, fault-tolerance and real-time requirements. The techniques include model checking, correctness by construction through refinement and model transformations, synthesis and computer algebra.


cyber-physical systems Embedded software Formal methods model-driven design modeling modularity program correctness security-by-refinement software architectures software engineering software system models software validation software verification trust Z notation

Editors and affiliations

  • Zhiming Liu
    • 1
  • Zili Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Southwest UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Southwest UniversityChongqingChina

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