An Extended Semantic Foundation For Object-Z

  title={An Extended Semantic Foundation For Object-Z},
  author={Alena Griffiths},
The industrial potential of object-oriented formal methods is enormous. The potential of these methods has largely gone unrealised however, due to weaknesses in the underlying semantic foundations. This paper addresses that problem. We identify the \hard" problems in the area as: (i) the need to model object identity; (ii) the relationship between structure and behaviour; and, (iii) the (sometimes connicting) notions of modularity and compositionality. The semantic foundations of Object-Z are… CONTINUE READING
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