Formalising Design Patterns in Predicate Logic

@article{Bayley2007FormalisingDP,
  title={Formalising Design Patterns in Predicate Logic},
  author={Ian Bayley},
  journal={Fifth IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods (SEFM 2007)},
  year={2007},
  pages={25-36}
}
Design patterns are traditionally outlined in an informal manner. If they could be formalised, we could derive tools that automatically recognise design patterns and refactor designs and code. Our approach is to deploy predicate logic to specify conditions on the class diagrams that describe design patterns. The structure of class diagrams is itself described with a novel meta-notation that can be used for defining any graphical modelling language. As a result, the constraints, while based on… CONTINUE READING
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