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Tools for system validation with B abstract machines

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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.

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

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: March 2005
Venue - Dates: ASM 2005: 12th International Workshop on Abstract State Machines, 2005-03-01
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 260490
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260490
PURE UUID: 82bc4cf3-d8e7-4590-b299-4044335c5fd0
ORCID for Michael Butler: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4642-5373
ORCID for Colin Snook: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0210-0983

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Date deposited: 08 Feb 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:12

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Author: Michael Butler ORCID iD
Author: Michael Leuschel
Author: Colin Snook ORCID iD

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