Modularization of Refinement Steps for Agile Formal Methods

@inproceedings{Benduhn2017ModularizationOR,
  title={Modularization of Refinement Steps for Agile Formal Methods},
  author={Fabian Benduhn and Thomas Th{\"u}m and Ina Schaefer and Gunter Saake},
  booktitle={ICFEM},
  year={2017}
}
The combination of agile methods and formal methods has been recognized as a promising field of research. However, many formal methods rely on a refinement-based development process which poses problems for their integration into agile processes. We consider redundancies within refinement hierarchies as a challenge for the practical application of stepwise refinement and propose superimposition-based modularization of refinement steps as a potential solution. While traditionally, each model in… 

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