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Temporal Logic in Specification : Altrincham, Uk, April 8-10, 1987, Proceedings - Behnam Banieqbal

Temporal Logic in Specification

Altrincham, Uk, April 8-10, 1987, Proceedings

By: Behnam Banieqbal (Editor), H. Barringer (Editor), Amir Pnueli (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th October 1989
ISBN: 9783540518037
Number Of Pages: 452

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Self-concept and coping behaviour are important aspects of development in adolescence. Despite their developmental significance, however, the two areas have rarely been considered in relation to each other. This book is the first in which the two areas are brought together; it suggests that this interaction can open the way to new possibilities for further research and to new implications for applied work with adolescents. Two separate chapters review research carried out in each of the areas. These are followed by a series of more empirically focussed chapters in which issues such as changes in relationship patterns, difficult school situations, leaving school, use of leisure, anxiety and suicidal behaviour are examined in the context of self-concept and coping. The final chapter seeks to identify some of the central themes emerging from this work and discusses possible research and applied implications.

Comparing linear and branching time temporal logics.- Interleaving set temporal logic.- An expressive logic for a process algebra with silent actions.- Temporal logic with fixed points.- On the relation of programs and computations to models of temporal logic.- Specification and verification of concurrent programs by ?-automata.- MCTL - An extension of CTL for modular verification of concurrent systems.- The model checking problem for concurrent systems with many similar processes.- Unified verification theory.- Specifying message passing systems requires extending temporal logic.- Extending interval logic to real time systems.- The prescription and description of state based systems.- Enforcing nondeterminism via linear time temporal logic specifications using hiding.- Specifying communicating systems with temporal logic.- Abstract object types: A temporal perspective.- Compositionality and modularity in process specification and design: A trace-state based approach.- Using temporal logic for prototyping: The design of a lift controller.- The declarative past and imperative future.

ISBN: 9783540518037
ISBN-10: 3540518037
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 452
Published: 11th October 1989
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.64