Egidio Astesiano

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Casl is an expressive language for the formal specification of functional requirements and modular design of software. It has been designed by CoFI, the international Common Framework Initiative for algebraic specification and development. It is based on a critical selection of features that have already been explored in various contexts, including(More)
We consider the problem of precisely de ning UML active classes with an associated state chart. We are convinced that the rst step to make UML precise is to nd an underlying formal model for the systems modelled by UML. We argue that labelled transition systems are a sensible choice; indeed they have worked quite successfully for languages as Ada and Java.(More)
In this paper we discuss how to combine a multiview use-case driven method for the requirement specification of a system with an agent-oriented method for developing a working prototype. The rationale behind this combination is to cover the complete software development cycle, while the two methods it originates from only cover a part of it. The prototype(More)