FM 2009: Formal Methods

FM 2009: Formal Methods

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th FM 2009, the 16 International Symposium on Formal Methods, marked the 10th an- versary of the First World Congress on Formal Methods that was held in 1999 in Toulouse, France. We wished to celebrate this by advertising and organizing FM 2009 as the Second World Congress in the FM series, aiming to once again bring together the formal methods communities from all over the world. The statistics displayed in the table on the next page include the number of countries represented by the Programme Committee members, as well as of the authors of submitted and accepted papers. Novel this year was a special track on tools and industrial applications. Subm- sions of papers on these topics were especially encouraged, but not given any special treatment. (It was just as hard to get a special track paper accepted as any other paper.) What we did promote, however, was a discussion of how originality, contri- tion, and soundness should be judged for these papers. The following questions were used by our Programme Committee.We have introduced notions of refined class and refined state machine for UML-B . We used these to described the following five refinement ... state machine and we provide tool support based on UML-B giving a different modeling visualization from the UML diagram symbols used in [13]. ... In [25], a transformation rules from VDM++ into UML class diagram and sequence diagram have been investigated.

Title:FM 2009: Formal Methods
Author:Ana Cavalcanti, Dennis Dams
Publisher:Springer - 2009-11-04


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