Formal Methods for Concurrency by Clive Fencott

By Clive Fencott

The purpose of this paintings is to supply a pragmatic advent to the formal specification of concurrent and real-time structures. it really is meant for people with a few easy wisdom or event of computing yet doesn't imagine wisdom of the actual difficulties of concurrent and real-time platforms. It concentrates on one crew of languages, in line with Robin Milner's Calculus of speaking structures (CCS). Supported all through by way of examples and routines, the sensible applicability of the strategy is established and some great benefits of a rigorous technique made transparent. this article acknowledges that construction formal requirements, utilizing abstraction and formal reasoning, are tough abilities to grasp, and therefore adopts a pragmatic, student-friendly strategy.

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Then, the following equation holds: p1 , p2 , e assoc 2 σ = e ρ · | p1 1 σ| · | p2 1 σ| − | p1 1 σ∩ p2 1 σ| 2 − | p1 1 σ∩ p2 1 σ| 1 . Example 11. Let us consider one more time the system σ from Example 6 and the rule2 from Example 5. We compute rule2 ’s semantics at level 2 using Lemma 7. We showed in Example 8 that [A] 1σ = [c1 → 2, c2 → 1, c3 → 0], and therefore | [A] 1 σ| = σ = 3 · 3 − 32 − 31 = 3 · 3 − 3·2 2 + 1 + 0 = 3. We have [A], [A], 1 assoc 2 2 − 3 = 3, which is equal to the semantics of rule2 computed by Definition 16 in Example 10.

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