Tutorial on the event-based B method : Concepts and Case Studies

Dominique Cansell 1 Dominique Méry 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : B is a method for specifying, designing and coding software systems. It is based on Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory with the axiom of choice, the concept of generalized substitution and on structuring mechanisms (machine, refinement, implementation). The concept of refinement is the key notion for developing B models of (software) systems in an incremental way. B models are accompanied by mathematical proofs that justify them. Proofs of B models convince the user (designer or specifier) that the (software) system is effectively correct. We provide a survey of the underlying logic of the B method and the semantic concepts related to the B method ; we detail the B development process partially supported by the mechanical engine of the prover.
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Dines Bjoerner and Martin Henson. Logics of Formal Software Specification Languages - LFSL'2004, 2004, The High Tatras, Slovakia, 2004
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Dominique Cansell, Dominique Méry. Tutorial on the event-based B method : Concepts and Case Studies. Dines Bjoerner and Martin Henson. Logics of Formal Software Specification Languages - LFSL'2004, 2004, The High Tatras, Slovakia, 2004. 〈inria-00100065〉

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