Tools for system validation with B abstract machines

Butler, Michael, Leuschel, Michael and Snook, Colin (2005) Tools for system validation with B abstract machines. In, ASM 2005: 12th International Workshop on Abstract State Machines, Paris,


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In this paper we give an overview of some tools that we have developed to support the application of the B Method. ProB is an animation and model checking tool for the B method. ProB's animation facilities allow users to gain confidence in their specifications. ProB contains a temporal and a state-based model checker, both of which can be used to detect various errors in B specifications. We also overview a recent extension of ProB that supports checking of specifications written in a combination of CSP and B. Finally we describe the UML-B profile and associated U2B tool that allows UML and B to be combined and is intended to make modelling with B more appealing to software engineers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Event Dates: March 2005
Divisions : Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Electronic & Software Systems
ePrint ID: 260490
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Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2005
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:02
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