Transformation-Based Reactive Systems Development: 4th International AMAST Workshop on Real-Time Systems and Concurrent and Distributed Software, ARTS'97, Palma, Mallorca, Spain, May 21 - 23, 1997, Proceedings

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Springer Science & Business Media, May 7, 1997 - Computers - 429 pages
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth International AMAST Workshop on Real-Time Systems and Concurrent and Distributed Software, ARTS'97, held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in May 1997.
The volume presents 24 carefully selected revised full papers. Also included are two historical contributions honoring Ramon Llull, who was born on Mallorca, as well as two invited papers. All current issues in the field of formal methods for real-time systems and distributed and concurrent systems are addressed.
 

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Contents

What Was Llull Up To?
1
Llull as Computer Scientist or Why Llull Was One of Us
15
Deductive Verification of RealTime Systems Using STeP
22
Refinement of Time
44
Representing Time Efficiently with BDDs
64
Refining Interval Temporal Logic Specifications
79
Integrating Temporal Logics and Model Checking Algorithms
95
A New Class of Implementable RealTime Automata
111
Affine Transformations in SIGNAL and Their Application in the Specification and Validation of RealTime Systems
233
ActionBased Concurrency and Synchronization for Objects
248
Communication Extended Abstract Types in the Refinement of Parallel Communicating Processes
263
Verification and Refinement of Distributed Programs in a Fair Framework
280
Formalizing RealTime Scheduling as Program Refinement
295
Specification and Refinement of Continuous RealTime Systems
310
HighLevel Execution Time Analysis
325
A Sound and Complete Proof System for Probabilistic Processes
340

A Semantic Foundation
126
Regular Processes and Timed Automata
141
A Visual Formalism for Real Time Requirement Specifications
156
Formal Specification and Verification Method of Concurrent and Distributed Systems by Restricted Timed Automata
169
Transformational Formal Development of RealTime Systems
184
A Systematic Refinement Step in Design
199
Contracts for ODP
216
Testing Semantics for a ProbabilisticTimed Process Algebra
353
Denotational Semantics for Timed Testing
368
A True Concurrency Perspective
383
Introduction of a SuspendResume Operator in ETLOTOS
400
Specification and Verification of a RealTime Field Bus with Formal Description Languages
415
Author Index
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