Recent Trends in Algebraic Development Techniques: 17th International Workshop, WADT 2004, Barcelona, Spain, March 27-29, 2004, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed postproceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Algebraic Development Techniques, WADT 2004, held in Barcelona, Spain in March 2004.

The 14 revised full papers presented together with an invited paper were carefully selected during two rounds of reviewing and improvement. Among the topics addressed are formal methods for system development; specification languages and methods; systems and techniques for reasoning about specifications; specification development systems; methods and techniques for concurrent, distributed, and mobile systems; and algebraic and co-algebraic foundations.

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Invited Technical Paper.- Behavior-Preserving Refinement Relations Between Dynamic Software Architectures.- Contributed Papers.- Modelling Mobility with Petri Hypernets.- Cryptomorphisms at Work.- Towards a Formal Specification of an Electronic Payment System in CSP-CASL.- Algebraic Semantics of Design Abstractions for Context-Awareness.- CCC – The Casl Consistency Checker.- Ontologies for the Semantic Web in Casl.- Theoroidal Maps as Algebraic Simulations.- Behavioural Semantics of Algebraic Specifications in Arbitrary Logical Systems.- A Simple Refinement Language for Casl.- A Distributed and Mobile Component System Based on the Ambient Calculus.- Application and Formal Specification of Sorted Term-Position Algebras.- From Conditional to Unconditional Rewriting.- Type Class Polymorphism in an Institutional Framework.- Architectural Specifications for Reactive Systems.

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