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Event-B code generation: type extension with theories

Edmunds, Andrew, Butler, Michael, Maamria, Issam, Silva, Renato and Lovell, Chris (2012) Event-B code generation: type extension with theories At ABZ 2012, Italy. 19 - 21 Jun 2012. 4 pp.

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The Event-B method is a formal modelling approach; our interest is the final step, of generating code for concurrent programs, from Event-B. Our Tasking Event-B tool integrates Event-B to facilitate code generation. The theory plug-in allows mathematical extensions to be added to an Event-B development. When working at the implementation level we need to consider how to translate the newly added types and operators into code. In this paper, we augment the theory plug-in, by adding a Translation Rules section to the tool. This enables us to define translation rules that map Event-B formulas to code. We illustrate the approach using a small case study, where we add a theory of arrays, and specify translation rules for generating Ada code.

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Published date: June 2012
Venue - Dates: ABZ 2012, Italy, 2012-06-19 - 2012-06-21
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 336226
PURE UUID: b98184ca-5611-4188-bf51-20bb35774c2c
ORCID for Michael Butler: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 19 Mar 2012 12:05
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:09

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Author: Andrew Edmunds
Author: Michael Butler ORCID iD
Author: Issam Maamria
Author: Renato Silva
Author: Chris Lovell

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