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A refinement calculus for Z

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The lack of a method for developing programs from Z specifications is a difficulty that is now widely recognised. As a contribution to solving this problem, we present ZRC, a refinement calculus based on Morgan's work that incorporates the Z notation and follows its style and conventions. Other refinement techniques have been proposed for Z; ZRC builds upon some of them, but distinguishes itself in that it is completely formalised.

As several other refinement techniques, ZRC is forma...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
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Wolfson College
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MPLS
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Publication date:
1997
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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