Perspectives of Systems Informatics: 5th International Andrei Ershov Memorial Conference, PSI 2003, Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, July 9-12, 2003, Revised Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed postconference proceedings of the 5th International Andrei Ershov Memorial Conference, PSI 2003, held in Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia in July 2003.

The 55 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 110 submissions during two rounds of evaluation and improvement. The papers are organized in topical sections on programming, software engineering, software education, program synthesis and transformation, graphical interfaces, partial evaluation and supercompilation, verification, logic and types, concurrent and distributed systems, reactive systems, program specification, verification and model checking, constraint programming, documentation and testing, databases, and natural language processing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540208136
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 3/5/2004
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #2890
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 572
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.24 (d)

Table of Contents

Programming Issues.- The Verifying Compiler: A Grand Challenge for Computing Research.- Linear Types for Cashflow Reengineering.- Storing Properties in Grouped Tagged Tuples.- A Polymorphic Radix-n Framework for Fast Fourier Transforms.- Intersecting Classes and Prototypes.- Software Engineering.- Bending without Breaking: Making Software More Flexible.- Program Construction in the Context of Evolutionary Computation.- A Layered Architecture Sustaining Model-Driven and Event-Driven Software Development.- Software Education.- The Outside-In Method of Teaching Introductory Programming.- Program Synthesis, Transformation, and Semantics.- Numeric Types in Formal Synthesis.- On the Possibility of Provably Secure Obfuscating Programs.- Verification-Oriented Language C-Light and Its Structural Operational Semantics.- Proofs-as-Imperative-Programs: Application to Synthesis of Contracts.- Graphical Interfaces.- On the Visualization and Aesthetics of Large Graphs.- Data Mappings in the Model-View-Controller Pattern.- Partial Evaluation and Supercompilation.- The Translation Power of the Futamura Projections.- A Compiler Generator for Constraint Logic Programs.- The Supercompiler SCP4: General Structure.- Partial Evaluation for Common Intermediate Language.- Verification.- Timed Verification with—CRL.- Verification of Distributed Dataspace Architectures.- Using SPIN and STeP to Verify Business Processes Specifications.- Integrating Tools for Automatic Program Verification.- Logic and Types.- A Logical Reconstruction of Reachability.- Recent Advances in—-Definability over Continuous Data Types.- Concurrent and Distributed Systems.- Open Maps and Trace Semantics for Timed Partial Order Models.- Confidentiality for Multithreaded Programs via Bisimulation.- Dynamic Modification of System Structures Using LLPNs.- Concurrent and Reactive Systems.- Principles for Entity Authentication.- Causality and Replication in Concurrent Processes.- Event-Driven Traversal of Logic Circuits for Re-evaluation of Boolean Functions in Reactive Systems.- Teams of Pushdown Automata.- Program Specification.- Algebraic State Machines: Concepts and Applications to Security.- Combining Aspects of Reactive Systems.- OCL Extended with Temporal Logic.- The Definition of Transitive Closure with OCL – Limitations and Applications –.- Verification and Model Checking.- Improving the Consistency Checking Process by Reusing Formal Verification Knowledge.- Complexity of Model Checking by Iterative Improvement: The Pseudo-Boolean Framework.- Polynomial Approximations for Model Checking.- Constraint Programming.- Separating Search and Strategy in Solver Cooperations.- Industrial Application of External Black-Box Functions in Constraint Programming Solver.- LGS: Geometric Constraint Solver.- On Strategies of the Narrowing Operator Selection in the Constraint Propagation Method.- Documentation and Testing.- PROG — A New Program Documentation System.- Integration of Functional and Timed Testing of Real-Time and Concurrent Systems.- Test Case Generation for UML Statecharts.- Databases.- Conceptual Content Modeling and Management.- A Relational Algebra for Functional Logic Deductive Databases.- Implication of Functional Dependencies for Recursive Queries.- TeXOR: Temporal XML Database on an Object-Relational Database System.- Functional Dependencies, from Relational to XML.- Data-Object Replication, Distribution, and Mobility in Network Environments.- Natural Language Processing.- Multi-classification of Patent Applications with Winnow.- Automatic Evaluation of Quality of an Explanatory Dictionary by Comparison of Word Senses.- An Approach to Automatic Construction of a Hierarchical Subject Domain for Question Answering Systems.

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