Extracting FSMs from Object-Z specifications with history invariants

@article{Sun2005ExtractingFF,
  title={Extracting FSMs from Object-Z specifications with history invariants},
  author={Jun Sun and Jin Song Dong},
  journal={10th IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS'05)},
  year={2005},
  pages={96-105}
}
Object-Z with history invariants can present precise and abstract models for complex systems. The system behavior patterns are often implicitly embedded within various state/operational constraints and history invariants. Without explicit system behavior representations, it is difficult to implement those abstract models. In this paper, we present a sound and systematic approach to automatically extract explicit system behaviors (as FSMs) from the abstract Object-Z specifications. Safety and… CONTINUE READING

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