Adherence preserving refinement of trace-set properties in STAIRS: exemplified for information flow properties and policies

STAIRS is a formal approach to system development with UML 2.1 sequence diagrams that supports an incremental and modular development process. STAIRS is underpinned by denotational and operational semantics that have been proved to be equivalent. STAIRS is more expressive than most approaches with a formal notion of refinement. STAIRS supports a stepwise… CONTINUE READING