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Merging Changes to Software Specifications

  • Valdis Berzins
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1526)

Abstract

We propose a model of software changes and a method for combining changes to a software specification. This work was motivated by the desire to provide automated decision support for the evolution of software prototypes. We define a behavioral refinement ordering on software specifications and indicate how this structure can be used to automatically combine several changes to a specification. A set of examples illustrates the ideas.

Keywords

Software Engineer Software Prototype Speci Cation Software Change Design History 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valdis Berzins
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentNaval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyUSA

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