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COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques Dr. R. Khedri Outline Introduction Components of a Formal Method Formal Compared to Rigorous Models Forces Behind the Emergency of many Formal Methods Why Use Formal Methods? General Approaches Software Development COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques Dr. Ridha Khedri Department of Computing and Software, McMaster University Canada L8S 4L7, Hamilton, Ontario Dr. R. Khedri COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques
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COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques Dr. R. Khedri Outline Introduction Components of a Formal Method Formal Compared to Rigorous Models Forces Behind the Emergency of many Formal Methods Why Use Formal Methods? General Approaches Software Development 1 Introduction 2 Components of a Formal Method 3 Formal Compared to Rigorous 4 Models 5 Forces Behind the Emergency of many Formal Methods 6 Why Use Formal Methods? 7 General Approaches 8 Software Development Models Dr. R. Khedri COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques
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COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques Dr. R. Khedri Outline Introduction Components of a Formal Method Formal Compared to Rigorous Models Forces Behind the Emergency of many Formal Methods Why Use Formal Methods? General Approaches Software Development Formal Methods for Software Specification and Development Introduction Formal Methods Methods with well-defined syntactical and semantical levels Both levels are based on mathematical theories (languages, set theory, logic, algebra, etc. ) Terminology Method General guidelines governing an activity It should be rigorous, systematic, and could be formal Technique An approach that is technical and mechanical May have restricted applicability Methodology: Combination of methods and techniques Dr. R. Khedri COM SFWR 707: Formal Specification Techniques
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course CAS 707 taught by Professor Ridhakhedri during the Spring '10 term at McMaster University.

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