Supporting agile development by facilitating natural user interaction with executable formal specifications

@article{Nummenmaa2011SupportingAD,
  title={Supporting agile development by facilitating natural user interaction with executable formal specifications},
  author={Timo Nummenmaa and Aleksi Tiensuu and Eleni Berki and Tommi Mikkonen and Jussi Kuittinen and Annakaisa Kultima},
  journal={ACM SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={1-10}
}
Agile development benefits from fast feedback from various stakeholders. If implemented in a suitable way, formal methods can enhance the agile development process. With an executable formal specification, it is possible to analyse and simulate the behaviour of the target system before it is being built. However, for the users' and developers' natural participation in the development process, it is necessary to use a real end-user interface and bind it to the execution environment being used in… 

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