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Towards the formalisation of object-oriented methodologies

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dc.contributor.advisor Van der Poll, J A
dc.contributor.advisor Venter, Lucas
dc.contributor.author Adesina-Ojo, Ayodele Adeola
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-29T08:24:12Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-29T08:24:12Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06
dc.identifier.citation Adesina-Ojo, Ayodele Adeola (2011) Towards the formalisation of object-oriented methodologies, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11957> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11957
dc.description.abstract Formal methods have been shown to be beneficial in increasing the quality of, and confidence in software systems. Despite the advantages of using formal methods in software development, the uptake in the commercial industry has been limited where the use of informal and semi-formal notations is favoured. To bridge the gap between the ease-of-use of semi-formal notation and correctness of formal methods, a number of approaches to the formalisation of informal and semi-formal notation have been researched and documented. Two of these approaches are discussed in this dissertation using a medium-sized case study to demonstrate the approaches. It was shown that each approach offered results that differed in terms of levels of abstraction, requisite knowledge of the formal target specification language and potential for automation. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (x, 143 p.)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Object-orientation
dc.subject UML
dc.subject Object-Oriented Formal Methods (OOFMs)
dc.subject Formal methods
dc.subject Z++
dc.subject.ddc 005.117
dc.subject.ddc Object-oriented methods (Computer science)
dc.subject.ddc Formal methods (Computer science)
dc.subject.ddc Computer software
dc.title Towards the formalisation of object-oriented methodologies en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.department Information Science
dc.description.degree M.Sc.(Information Systems)


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