## 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, ProceedingsThis 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 |

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abstract affine relations affine transformations algorithm automata automaton axioms behaviour bisimulation boolean C.A.R. Hoare calculus clock communication components Computer Science concurrent condition constraints constructs corresponding cycle defined Definition denotational semantics denote derived operation describe diagram discrete Duration Calculus enabling equations equivalence example expression feedback finite fixed point formal formal verification formula function gate given graph IEEE implementation input interface internal introduced labeled language Llull LNCS LOTOS method Mini-Statecharts mMCAN model checker module monitor nodes notation object occur operational semantics output PADD parallel communicating parallel composition parameters probabilistic process algebra PROFIBUS proof properties Proposition prove queue real-time systems recursive refinement Refinement Calculus rules satisfies scheduling sequence sequential signal SIGNAL program specification Statecharts stream structure synchronization syntax temporal logic testing semantics Theorem transformation transition transition relation type-bound actions variables verification wait