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Circus Time with Reactive Designs

  • Kun Wei
  • Jim Woodcock
  • Ana Cavalcanti
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7681)

Abstract

The UTP theories for CSP and Circus can be built by the combination of the theories of designs and reactive processes. Defining the CSP operators using reactive design provides a more concise, readable and uniform UTP semantics, and, more importantly, exposes the pre-postcondition semantics of the operators. For Circus Time, a few operators have been defined as reactive designs, but some important operators are still be considered. In this paper, we develop the reactive design semantics of sequential composition, hiding and recursion within Circus Time, and show how to prove some subtle laws using the new semantics.

Keywords

Circus Time UTP reactive designs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kun Wei
    • 1
  • Jim Woodcock
    • 1
  • Ana Cavalcanti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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