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TDL: a language for transition diagrams in the derivation of LOTOS specifications

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3 Author(s)
Yong Sun ; Queen''s Univ., Belfast, UK ; Yang, H. ; Dix, A.

Introduces a formalism which allows LOTOS specifications to be given in the form of transition diagrams (TDs). We argue that being able to use TDs as a design notation for LOTOS specifications would increase the quality of the software produced via a formal method, and ultimately this enhances LOTOS's acceptance by industry. The basis of our argument is that TDs are well-known and can be readily supported by tools. Thus, TDs are a user-friendly and effective tool for the design of LOTOS specifications. In order to support the design process, we define a simple language, called TDL (Transition Diagram Language), for expressing and manipulating TDs and as an intermediate language between TDs and LOTOS specifications. We provide a group of rules for translating TDs in TDL to basic LOTOS. We also enrich the basic LOTOS with some meta-combinators to facilitate the translation from TDs to LOTOS

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Quality Software, 2000. Proceedings. First Asia-Pacific Conference on

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2000

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