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Transformations of designs

  • L. M. G. Feijs
Part II Requirements And Design
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 490)

Abstract

In this paper we present a theory of correctness-preserving transformations of designs. The paper gives an informal introduction to both the structuring concept of a “design” and to certain dynamic aspects of the software development process. There is a focus on combining designs, strategies for growing designs and re-adapting them to external-context modifications. Although the notion of a design is part of the language COLD, the presentation in this paper is given independent of that, in a general setting.

Keywords

Output Port Prim Component Design Program Input Port System User 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. G. Feijs
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Research Laboratories EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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