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Specifying a Cleanroom Black Box Using JSD

  • Marc Frappier
  • Richard St-Denis
Part of the Formal Approaches to Computing and Information Technology FACIT book series (FACIT)

Abstract

The Cleanroom method [7,8] and the JSD (Jackson System Development) method [2,5] were proposed in the early eighties by Harlan Mills and Michael Jackson, respectively. Both methods cover all phases of the software development process. They propose, however, different notations and techniques for each phase. This chapter illustrates how these two methods can be combined at the specification phase for a more effective process.

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Input Sequence Entity Type Type Order Structure Diagram Output Space 
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  • Marc Frappier
  • Richard St-Denis

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