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Data Refinement for Synchronous System Specification and Construction

  • Alex Tsow
  • Steven D. Johnson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3725)

Abstract

Design derivation, a correct-by-construction system design method, specifies behavior with abstract datatypes. Refining these abstract datatypes is necessary for architectural decomposition. A new transformation primitive enables data refinement by generalizing term level injective homomorphisms to system equivalence.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Tsow
    • 1
  • Steven D. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.System Design Methods Laboratory, Computer Science DepartmentIndiana University 

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