Theory and Practice of Formal Methods : Essays Dedicated to Frank de Boer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday / edited by Erika Ábrahám, Marcello Bonsangue, Einar Broch Johnsen.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
1 online resource (XII, 427 pages) : 112 illustrations in color.
1st ed. 2016.
Computer Science (Springer-11645)
LNCS sublibrary. Theoretical computer science and general issues SL 1, 9660
Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues ; 9660
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Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.
Programming languages (Electronic computers).
Artificial intelligence.
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This Festschrift volume has been published in honor of Frank de Boer, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Frank S. de Boer is a prominent member of the research community in formal methods and theoretical computer science. A brief look at his lengthy publication list reveals a broad area of interest and a versatile modus operandi with: logic and constraint programming; deductive proof systems, soundness, and completeness; semantics, compositionality, and full abstraction; process algebra and decidability; multithreading and actor-based concurrency; agent programming, ontologies, and modal logic; real-time systems, timed automata, and schedulability; enterprise architectures, choreography, and coordination; testing and runtime monitoring; and cloud computing and service-level agreements. For a while, he also liked failures, especially in semantics, and optimistically concluded with the failure of failures. In fact, Frank has an opportunistic approach to research. Rather than seeing obstacles, he finds opportunities.
Program Verification: to Err is Human
Fond (and Frank) Memories of Frank
Warmest Congratulations, Frank
Conformance Checking of Real-Time Models: Symbolic Execution vs. Bounded Model Checking
Resource Analysis of Distributed Systems
Comparing Trace Expressions and Linear Temporal Logic for Runtime Verification
Proper Protocol
A Compositional Approach to the Verification of Hybrid Systems
Array Abstraction with Symbolic Pivots
Modeling Role-Based Systems with Exogenous Coordination
Vats: A Safe, Reactive Storage Abstraction
Denotational and Operational Preciseness of Subtyping: A Roadmap
A Sound and Complete Hoare Logic for Dynamically-Typed, Object-Oriented Programs
Self-Reconfiguring Microservices
Statically and Dynamically Verifiable SLA metrics
Effectively Eliminating Auxiliaries
Towards a Proof Method for Paradigm
Toward a Formal Foundation for Time Travel in Stories and Games
Industrial Application of Formal Models Generated from Domain Specific Languages
Formal Verification of Open Normative Multi-Agent System
Moessner's Theorem: An Exercise in Coinductive Reasoning in Coq
Towards a Kool Future
On the Expressiveness of Synchronization in Component Deployment
Characterisation of Simulation by Probabilistic Testing
On Time Actors
A Small-Step Semantics of a Concurrent Calculus with Goroutines and Deferred Functions
Quicksort Revisited - Verifying Alternative Versions of Quicksort.
Ábrahám, Erika, editor., Editor,
Bonsangue, Marcello. editor., Editor,
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