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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Author(s): Turner, Kenneth J
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Title: Constraint-Oriented Style in LOTOS
Citation: Turner KJ (1988) Constraint-Oriented Style in LOTOS. In: Proceedings of the British Computer Society Workshop on Formal Methods in Standards. British Computer Society Workshop on Formal Methods in Standards, April 1988, London. London: British Computer Society, pp. 1-13.
Issue Date: Apr-1988
Date Deposited: 16-Dec-2008
Conference Name: British Computer Society Workshop on Formal Methods in Standards, April 1988
Conference Location: London
Abstract: The concept of a constraint-oriented specification style is presented in general terms and with respect to the ISO Formal Description Technique LOTOS (Language Of Temporal Ordering Specification). The constraint-oriented style has proven very suitable for specifying the abstract, implementation-independent behaviour of systems in a modular fashion. The essential idea behind constraint-oriented specification is separation of concerns, which is facilitated by the behaviour combinators of LOTOS. The constraint-oriented style is illustrated by giving a highly-structured specification in LOTOS of the well-known AB (Alternating Bit) Protocol.
Status: AM - Accepted Manuscript

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