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Correct System Design [electronic resource] :Recent Insights and Advances /

Contributor(s): Olderog, Ernst-Rüdiger [editor.] | Steffen, Bernhard [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1710Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999.Description: XIV, 422 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540480921.Subject(s): Computer science | Special purpose computers | Programming languages (Electronic computers) | Computers | Computer logic | Mathematical logic | Artificial intelligence | Computer Science | Theory of Computation | Logics and Meanings of Programs | Programming Languages, Compilers, Interpreters | Special Purpose and Application-Based Systems | Mathematical Logic and Formal Languages | Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics)Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Methodology -- Theories of programming: Top-Down and Bottom­up and Neeting in the Middle -- A Triptych Software Development Paradigm: Domain, Requirements and Software Towards a Nodel Development of a Decision Support System for Sustainable Development -- A Triptych Software Development Paradigm: Domain, Requirements and Software Towards a Nodel Development of a Decision Support System for Sustainable Development -- Real-Time Constraints Through the ProCoS Layers -- Real-Time Constraints Through the ProCoS Layers -- Monotonicity in Calculational Proofs -- Monotonicity in Calculational Proofs -- Programming -- The Alma Project, or How First-Order Logic Can Help us in Imperative Programming -- Type and Effect Systems -- Automation -- Proving Theorems About Java-Like Byte Code -- Multiple State and Single State Tableaux for Combining Local and Global Nodel Checking -- On the Existence of Network Invariants for Verifying Parameterized Systems -- Compilation -- Verification of Compilers -- Translation Validation: From SIGNAL to C -- Compilation and Synthesis for Real-Time Embedded Controllers -- Optimization Under the Perspective of Soundness, Completeness, and Reusability -- Application -- Verification of Automotive Control Units -- Correct Real-Time Software for Programmable Logic Controllers -- Formal Methods for the International Space Station ISS -- METAFrame in Practice: Design of Intelligent Network Services.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: Computers are gaining more and more controle over systems that we use or rely on in our daily lives, privately as well as professionally. In safety-critical applications, as well as in others, it is of paramount importance that systems controled by a computer or computing systems themselves reliably behave in accordance with the specification and requirements, in other words: here correctness of the system, of its software and hardware is crucial. In order to cope with this callenge, software engineers and computer scientists need to understand the foundations of programming, how different formal theories are linked together, how compilers correctly translate high-level programs into machine code, and why transformations performed are justifiable. On the occasion of Hans Langmaack's retirement from his professorship and in order to honor his fundamental contributions to the field, the volume editors invited 17 internationally well known researchers to evaluate the state of the art in the area of correct system design. This book presents 17 mutually reviewed invited papers organized in sections on methodology, programming, automation, compilation, and application. It is a unique outline of what has been achieved in the area which dates back to a pioneering paper by Alan Turing in 1949.
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Methodology -- Theories of programming: Top-Down and Bottom­up and Neeting in the Middle -- A Triptych Software Development Paradigm: Domain, Requirements and Software Towards a Nodel Development of a Decision Support System for Sustainable Development -- A Triptych Software Development Paradigm: Domain, Requirements and Software Towards a Nodel Development of a Decision Support System for Sustainable Development -- Real-Time Constraints Through the ProCoS Layers -- Real-Time Constraints Through the ProCoS Layers -- Monotonicity in Calculational Proofs -- Monotonicity in Calculational Proofs -- Programming -- The Alma Project, or How First-Order Logic Can Help us in Imperative Programming -- Type and Effect Systems -- Automation -- Proving Theorems About Java-Like Byte Code -- Multiple State and Single State Tableaux for Combining Local and Global Nodel Checking -- On the Existence of Network Invariants for Verifying Parameterized Systems -- Compilation -- Verification of Compilers -- Translation Validation: From SIGNAL to C -- Compilation and Synthesis for Real-Time Embedded Controllers -- Optimization Under the Perspective of Soundness, Completeness, and Reusability -- Application -- Verification of Automotive Control Units -- Correct Real-Time Software for Programmable Logic Controllers -- Formal Methods for the International Space Station ISS -- METAFrame in Practice: Design of Intelligent Network Services.

Computers are gaining more and more controle over systems that we use or rely on in our daily lives, privately as well as professionally. In safety-critical applications, as well as in others, it is of paramount importance that systems controled by a computer or computing systems themselves reliably behave in accordance with the specification and requirements, in other words: here correctness of the system, of its software and hardware is crucial. In order to cope with this callenge, software engineers and computer scientists need to understand the foundations of programming, how different formal theories are linked together, how compilers correctly translate high-level programs into machine code, and why transformations performed are justifiable. On the occasion of Hans Langmaack's retirement from his professorship and in order to honor his fundamental contributions to the field, the volume editors invited 17 internationally well known researchers to evaluate the state of the art in the area of correct system design. This book presents 17 mutually reviewed invited papers organized in sections on methodology, programming, automation, compilation, and application. It is a unique outline of what has been achieved in the area which dates back to a pioneering paper by Alan Turing in 1949.

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