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Macmillan Higher Education

Formal Software Development

From VDM to Java

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Palgrave

Pages: 256
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Paperback - 9780333992814

09 September 2003

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09 September 2003

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This is a gently-paced software engineering text that concentrates on the use of formal methods for the development of high integrity software. It assumes no previous knowledge of formal methods, and presents a practical...

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This is a gently-paced software engineering text that concentrates on the use of formal methods for the development of high integrity software. It assumes no previous knowledge of formal methods, and presents a practical and comprehensive treatment of the subject suitable for second and third year undergraduates on computing courses, and students on taught master's courses. The book is packed with examples and exercises throughout.

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Unique text that fills the gap between formal specifications and software implementations

Ideal first course text as assumes no previous knowledge of formal methods
Includes end-of-chapter exercises and case study material

Preface
High Integrity Software Development
Propositional and Predicate Logic
An Introduction to Specification in VDM-SL
From VDM Specifications to Java Implementations
Sets
Implementing Sets
Sequences
Implementing Sequences
Composite Objects
Implementing Composite Objects
Maps
Implementing Maps
Case Study Part 1: Specification
Case Study Part 2: Implementation
Index.

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QUENTIN CHARATAN is Principal Lecturer at the University of East London.
His research involves the integration of formal methods with object-oriented methods, and he has written widely on this subject. He is also the co-author of Java: The First Semester (McGraw Hill, 2001), and Java in Two Semesters (McGraw Hill, 2002) with Aaron Kans.

AARON KANS is Senior Lecturer at the University of East London. He teaches the fundamentals of software development and visual programming, and is the co-author of Java: The First Semester (McGraw Hill, 2001), and Java in Two Semesters (McGraw Hill, 2002) with Quentin Charatan.

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QUENTIN CHARATAN is Principal Lecturer at the University of East London.
His research involves the integration of formal methods with object-oriented methods, and he has written widely on this subject. He is also the co-author of Java: The First Semester (McGraw Hill, 2001), and Java in Two Semesters (McGraw Hill, 2002) with Aaron Kans.

AARON KANS is Senior Lecturer at the University of East London. He teaches the fundamentals of software development and visual programming, and is the co-author of Java: The First Semester (McGraw Hill, 2001), and Java in Two Semesters (McGraw Hill, 2002) with Quentin Charatan.

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