Publication

Modular Reasoning about Structured TLA Specifications

Georg Rock, Werner Stephan, Andreas Wolpers

In: R. Berghammer , Y. Lakhnech (editor). Tool Support for System Specification, Development and Verification. International Workshop Tool Support for System Specification, Development and Verification Pages 217-229 Advances in Computing Science Springer 1999.

Abstract

In this paper we propose a modular approach to the specification and verification of reactive and concurrent systems. An assumption-commitment style of specification is necessary in this context since no system will behave as expected if the environment does not fulfill the assumptions. However, assumption-commitment specifications can be circular in nature (Abadi Merz 1995) and so we are faced with the problem to rule out unsound circular reasoning.

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German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
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