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Bridging the Semantic Gap between Abstract Models of Embedded Systems


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


13th International Symposium on Component Based Software Engineering (CBSE)


Springer LNCS, vol 6092


In the development of embedded software, modeling languages used within or across development phases e.g., requirements, speci cation, design, etc are based on di erent paradigms and an approach for relating these is needed. In this paper, we present a formal framework for relating speci cation and design models of embedded systems. We have chosen UML statemachines as speci cation models and ProCom component language for design models. While the speci cation is event-driven, the design is based on time triggering and data ow. To relate these abstractions, through the execution trajectories of corresponding models, formal semantics for both kinds of models and a set of inference rules are de ned. The approach is applied on an autonomous truck case-study.


author = {Jagadish Suryadevara and Eun-Young Kang and Cristina Seceleanu and Paul Pettersson},
title = {Bridging the Semantic Gap between Abstract Models of Embedded Systems},
editor = {Lars Grunske and Ralf Reussner},
month = {June},
year = {2010},
booktitle = {13th International Symposium on Component Based Software Engineering (CBSE)},
publisher = {Springer LNCS, vol 6092},
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