Logic and Algebra of Specification

  • Friedrich L. Bauer
  • Wilfried Brauer
  • Helmut Schwichtenberg
Conference proceedings

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 94)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Wilfried Brauer
    Pages 1-30
  3. Robert L. Constable
    Pages 31-61
  4. Jean-Yves Girard
    Pages 63-112
  5. Edward Chang, Zohar Manna, Amir Pnueli
    Pages 143-202
  6. Robin Milner
    Pages 203-246
  7. Peter D. Mosses
    Pages 247-288
  8. Helmut Schwichtenberg
    Pages 289-320
  9. Stanley S. Wainer
    Pages 377-410
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 443-444

About these proceedings


For some years, specification of software and hardware systems has been influenced not only by algebraic methods but also by new developments in logic. These new developments in logic are partly based on the use of algorithmic techniques in deduction and proving methods, but are alsodue to new theoretical advances, to a great extent stimulated by computer science, which have led to new types of logic and new logical calculi. The new techniques, methods and tools from logic, combined with algebra-based ones, offer very powerful and useful tools for the computer scientist, which may soon become practical for commercial use, where, in particular, more powerful specification tools are needed for concurrent and distributed systems. This volume contains papers based on lectures by leading researchers which were originally given at an international summer school held in Marktoberdorf in 1991. The papers aim to give a foundation for combining logic and algebra for the purposes of specification under the aspects of automated deduction, proving techniques, concurrency and logic, abstract data types and operational semantics, and constructive methods.


Automat algorithm algorithms automated deduction distributed systems logic semantics

Editors and affiliations

  • Friedrich L. Bauer
    • 1
  • Wilfried Brauer
    • 1
  • Helmut Schwichtenberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für InformatikTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Mathematisches InstitutLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-63448-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-58041-3
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