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Specifying non-sequential and real-time systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Basic issues and characteristics of non-traditional systems: concurrent, distributed, parallel, reactive, real-time and trusted systems. Some approaches to specifying these systems: statecharts, Petri nets, process calculi and temporal logic. Use of model-based specification. Relations between the various approaches. Proving properties of non-sequential and real-time systems. Case studies in specifying non-sequential systems.

Assessment: Assignments: 100%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: SFT4020