Item description for Software Engineering 2: Specification of Systems and Languages (Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series) by D. Bjorner...
The art, craft, discipline, logic, practice and science of developing large-scale software products needs a professional base. The textbooks in this three-volume set combine informal, engineeringly sound approaches with the rigor of formal, mathematics-based approaches.
This volume covers the basic principles and techniques of specifying systems and languages. It deals with modelling the semiotics (pragmatics, semantics and syntax of systems and languages), modelling spatial and simple temporal phenomena, and such specialized topics as modularity (incl. UML class diagrams), Petri nets, live sequence charts, statecharts, and temporal logics, including the duration calculus. Finally, the book presents techniques for interpreter and compiler development of functional, imperative, modular and parallel programming languages.
This book is targeted at late undergraduate to early graduate university students, and researchers of programming methodologies. Vol. 1 of this series is a prerequisite text.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Release Date Apr 11, 2006
ISBN 3540211500 ISBN13 9783540211501
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More About D. Bjorner
MSc.EE, 1962, PhD.CS 1969; IBM 1962-1975 (R& D: Sweden, California USA, Switzerland, Austria); Prof. Techn.Univ. of Denmark 1976--...; Guest Profs.: Univ. of California at Berkeley, Kiel Univ., Natl.Univ. of Singapore; Founder & Scientific Director: Dansk Datamatik Center (1979 -- 1989); UN Director, UN Univ. Intl. Inst. f. Softw.Techn., Macau (1991-1997); Co-founder of (VDM now) Formal Methods Europe, 1987-...; Member of Academia Europaea; Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (AB); The Ths.Masaryk Gold Medal, Masaryk Univ., Brno, Czech Republic; The John von Neumann Medal, Hungarian Computer (JvN) Society; Knight of the Danish Flag