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Timing diagrams add Requirements Engineering capability to Event-B Formal Development

Timing diagrams add Requirements Engineering capability to Event-B Formal Development
Timing diagrams add Requirements Engineering capability to Event-B Formal Development
Event-B is a language for the formal development of reactive systems. At present the RODIN toolkit [15] for Event-B is used for modeling requirements, specifying refinements and doing verification. In order to extend graphical requirements modeling capability into the real-time domain, where timing constraints are essential, we propose a Timing diagram (TD) [13] notation for Event-B. The UML 2.0 based notation provides an intuitive graphical specification capability for timing constraints and causal dependencies between system events. A translation scheme to Event-B is proposed and presented. Support for model refinement is provided. A partial case study is used to demonstrate the translation in practice.
Joochim, Tossaporn
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Poppleton, Michael
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Joochim, Tossaporn
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Poppleton, Michael
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Joochim, Tossaporn and Poppleton, Michael (2008) Timing diagrams add Requirements Engineering capability to Event-B Formal Development At 16th IEEE INTERNATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, Spain. 08 - 12 Sep 2008.

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Abstract

Event-B is a language for the formal development of reactive systems. At present the RODIN toolkit [15] for Event-B is used for modeling requirements, specifying refinements and doing verification. In order to extend graphical requirements modeling capability into the real-time domain, where timing constraints are essential, we propose a Timing diagram (TD) [13] notation for Event-B. The UML 2.0 based notation provides an intuitive graphical specification capability for timing constraints and causal dependencies between system events. A translation scheme to Event-B is proposed and presented. Support for model refinement is provided. A partial case study is used to demonstrate the translation in practice.

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Accepted/In Press date: 9 September 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 8 - 12 September 2008
Venue - Dates: 16th IEEE INTERNATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, Spain, 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-12
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 266731
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266731
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Date deposited: 01 Oct 2008 12:37
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:13

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Author: Tossaporn Joochim
Author: Michael Poppleton

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