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Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series

Software Engineering 1

Abstraction and Modelling

Authors: Bjørner, Dines

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About this Textbook

The art, craft, discipline, logic, practice, and science of developing large-scale software products needs a believable, professional base. The textbooks in this three-volume set combine informal, engineeringly sound practice with the rigour of formal, mathematics-based approaches.

Volume 1 covers the basic principles and techniques of formal methods abstraction and modelling. First this book provides a sound, but simple basis of insight into discrete mathematics: numbers, sets, Cartesians, types, functions, the Lambda Calculus, algebras, and mathematical logic. Then it trains its readers in basic property- and model-oriented specification principles and techniques. The model-oriented concepts that are common to such specification languages as B, VDM-SL, and Z are explained here using the RAISE specification language (RSL). This book then covers the basic principles of applicative (functional), imperative, and concurrent (parallel) specification programming. Finally, the volume contains a comprehensive glossary of software engineering, and extensive indexes and references.

These volumes are suitable for self-study by practicing software engineers and for use in university undergraduate and graduate courses on software engineering. Lecturers will be supported with a comprehensive guide to designing modules based on the textbooks, with solutions to many of the exercises presented, and with a complete set of lecture slides.

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"The book under review is the first one from a series of three volumes that provides a compelling framework for a more comprehensive understanding of both formal and practical concerns of software engineering. The major feature distinguishing these textbooks from other current ones … is the natural manner in which the formal techniques smoothly glide from software design towards the requirements prescription phase and beyond to domain description. … By its consistency and rigor, the book is, undoubtedly, remarkably useful to professional software developers." (Tudor Balanescu, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1095 (21), 2006)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Software Engineering 1
Book Subtitle
Abstraction and Modelling
Authors
Series Title
Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-31288-8
DOI
10.1007/3-540-31288-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-21149-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-05939-1
Series ISSN
1862-4499
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XL, 714
Number of Illustrations and Tables
38 b/w illustrations
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