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This quantity comprises the court cases ofthe 4th Refinement Workshop which used to be organised by way of the British machine Society expert crew in Formal facets of Computing technology and held in Wolfson university, Cambridge, on September 11 January, 1991. The time period refinement embraces the idea and perform of utilizing formal tools for specifying and imposing and software program. many of the achievements so far within the box were in constructing the theoretical framework for mathematical methods to programming, and at the sensible facet in officially specifying software program, whereas extra lately we've seen the advance of sensible techniques to deriving courses from their requirements. The workshop offers a good photo of the cutting-edge: it offers new theories for reasoning approximately software program and and case stories in utilising recognized concept to attention-grabbing small-and medium-scale difficulties. we are hoping the e-book should be Of curiosity either to researchers in formal tools, and to software program engineers in who are looking to maintain abreast of attainable functions of formal equipment in undefined. The programme consisted either one of invited talks and refereed papers. The invited audio system have been Ib S0rensen, Jean-Raymond Abrial, Donald MacKenzie, Ralph again, Robert Milne, Mike learn, Mike Gordon, and Robert Worden who gave the introductory speak. this can be the 1st refinement workshop that solicited papers for refereeing, and regardless of a slightly overdue demand papers the reaction was once excellent.

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This involves the addition of extra variables whose values can simplify the selection, so that it can also be viewed as a data refinement. ; "maintaining auxiliary variable r = x - 10 * y" if r < p -+ skip []r ;::: p -+ 10, r := /0 + wd, r - p fi 47 The assignment to r is introduced to preserve the coupling invariant r Similarly, the assignments to wd must be refined: ~ wd:= 2W "maintaining auxiliary variable p wd,p:= 2w ,2w * y = wd * y" wd:= wd -=- 2 "maintaining auxiliary variable p wd, p := wd -=- 2, p -=- 2 = wd * y" = x-Io*y.

This observation permits the variable wdl to be eliminated. Original Program Specialisation and Simplification {#M .. N is a power of 2} 10, wd := M, N + 1 - M 10, wd := M, N + 1 - M do wd > 1 -+ do wd > 1-+ var wd1 : Z. wd:= wd+2 wdl := wd + 2; if 10 :: wdl n I =1= {} -+ if 10 :: wd n I =1= {} -+ skip wd:= wdl [Jlo :: wdl n I = {} -+ [Jlo :: wd n I = {} -+ 10, wd := 10 + wd1, wd - wdl 10:= 10+ wd fi fi od; od; d := 10 d:= 10 For-Interval Search (xiv) One Bit Binary Search For the array search, we require a simple version of the selection guard.

Functions can be defined on sequences by recursion: this means that the value of the function is expressed in the form of two rewriting rules, one yielding the value of the function at the empty sequence, and the other yielding the value of the function at a sequence of the form s +- v, value expressed in terms of v and of the value of the function at s. For example, the function size can be defined recursively as follows: size([]) = 0 Bize(B +- v) = Bize(s) +1 Sometimes, we use the construct append(v) (where v is a natural number) which denotes a function from seq(N) to itself such that append(v)(s) = B +- V The function append(v) is injective.

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