Deriving distributed systems using B-Method

Marina Walden*, Kaisa Sere

*Korresponderande författare för detta arbete

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Action systems is a formalism designed for the construction of parallel and distributed systems in a stepwise manner within the refinement calculus. In this paper we show how action systems can be derived and refined within a mechanical tool, the B-Toolkit. We describe how action systems are embedded in the B-Method, the method supported by the B-Toolkit. Furthermore, we show how a typical and nontrivial refinement rule, the superposition refinement rule, is formalized and applied on action systems within the B-Method. In addition to providing tool support for action systems refinement we also extend the application area of B-Method to cover parallel and distributed systems. A derivation towards a distributed load balancing algorithm is given as a case study.
FörlagTurku Center for Computer Science (TUCS)
ISBN (tryckt)951-650-799-9
StatusPublicerad - 1996
MoE-publikationstypD4 Publicerad utvecklings- eller forskningsrapport eller studie


NamnTUCS Technical Reports


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