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Redevelopment of an Industrial Case Study Using Event-B and Rodin

Redevelopment of an Industrial Case Study Using Event-B and Rodin
Redevelopment of an Industrial Case Study Using Event-B and Rodin
CDIS is a commercial air traffic information system that was developed using formal methods 15 years ago by Praxis, and it is still in operation today. This system is an example of an industrial scale system that has been developed using formal methods. In particular, the functional requirements of the system were specified using VVSL -- a variant of VDM. A subset of the original specification has been chosen to be reconstructed on the Rodin platform based on the new Event-B formalism. The goal of our reconstruction was to overcome three key difficulties of the original formalisation, namely the difficulty of comprehending the original specification, the lack of any mechanical proof of the consistency of the specification and the difficulty of dealing with distribution and atomicity refinement. In this paper we elucidate how a new formal notation and tool can help to overcome these difficulties. A Rodin archive of the project is also included. This may be imported to the Rodin tool.
CDIS, Formal Methods, Event-B, Rodin
Rezazadeh, Abdolbaghi
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Evans, Neil
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Butler, Michael
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Rezazadeh, Abdolbaghi
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Evans, Neil
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Butler, Michael
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Rezazadeh, Abdolbaghi, Evans, Neil and Butler, Michael (2007) Redevelopment of an Industrial Case Study Using Event-B and Rodin. At BCS-FACS Christmas 2007 Meeting - Formal Methods In Industry BCS-FACS Christmas 2007 Meeting - Formal Methods In Industry.

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Abstract

CDIS is a commercial air traffic information system that was developed using formal methods 15 years ago by Praxis, and it is still in operation today. This system is an example of an industrial scale system that has been developed using formal methods. In particular, the functional requirements of the system were specified using VVSL -- a variant of VDM. A subset of the original specification has been chosen to be reconstructed on the Rodin platform based on the new Event-B formalism. The goal of our reconstruction was to overcome three key difficulties of the original formalisation, namely the difficulty of comprehending the original specification, the lack of any mechanical proof of the consistency of the specification and the difficulty of dealing with distribution and atomicity refinement. In this paper we elucidate how a new formal notation and tool can help to overcome these difficulties. A Rodin archive of the project is also included. This may be imported to the Rodin tool.

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Published date: 12 December 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: 17 December 2007
Venue - Dates: BCS-FACS Christmas 2007 Meeting - Formal Methods In Industry, 2007-12-17
Keywords: CDIS, Formal Methods, Event-B, Rodin
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 265312
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265312
PURE UUID: d3b5ff34-d64b-42c3-9390-2893c4f62098
ORCID for Michael Butler: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4642-5373

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2008 14:52
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:04

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