Katz, Shmuel and Rashid, Awais (2004) From Aspectual Requirements to Proof Obligations for Aspect-Oriented Systems. In: 12th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'04). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 48-57. ISBN 0-7695-2174-6Full text not available from this repository.
Aspect-oriented software development (AOSD) techniques support systematic modularization and composition of crosscutting concerns. Though AOSD techniques have been proposed to handle crosscutting concerns at various stages during the software life cycle, there is a traceability gap between the aspects at the requirements level and those at later development stages. It is not clear what proof obligations about an aspect-oriented implementation follow from the initial aspectual requirements. This paper presents PROBE, a framework for generation of proof obligations for aspect-oriented systems from the initial aspectual requirements and associated trade-offs. The abstract proof obligations are expressed in standard linear temporal logic. Key components of the framework include an extended Ontology with parametric temporal formulas and functions, and extensive treatment of conflicts among requirements. The resultant temporal logic assertions, grouped into specifications of aspect implementations, can then be instantiated in terms of the implementation and verification tools.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||12 Oct 2012 16:09|
|Last Modified:||21 Feb 2017 02:46|
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