Semantic distance between specifications

@article{Mili2000SemanticDB,
  title={Semantic distance between specifications},
  author={Rym Mili and Jules Desharnais and Marc Frappier and Ali Mili},
  journal={Theor. Comput. Sci.},
  year={2000},
  volume={247},
  pages={257-276}
}
We introduce operators that re ect semantic distance between relational speci cations. These operators capture the amount of functionality that distinguishes between two speci cations (i.e., functional features that appear in one speci cation but not the other). Applications of semantic distance abound in software engineering, most notably in software reuse. c © 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. 

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