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CafeOBJ Traces

  • Răzvan Diaconescu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8373)

Abstract

We survey two important distinctive features of CafeOBJ, namely behavioural specification based upon coherent hidden algebra and heterogeneous specification based upon Grothendieck institutions. Both of them represent seminal contributions to formal specification culture that go much beyond the realm of CafeOBJ. Our presentation includes rather detailed explanations of the motivations and of the process leading to the inception of these concepts and theories. The paper is dedicated to Professor Kokichi Futatsugi, the leader of the CafeOBJ project, and also close friend and collaborator, on the occasion of his retirement.

Keywords

Natural Transformation Institution Theory Logic Combination Model Amalgamation Signature Morphism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Răzvan Diaconescu
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  1. 1.Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics Romanian AcademyRomania

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