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Author TFM 2009 (2009 : Eindhoven, Netherlands)

Title Teaching formal methods : Second International Conference, TFM 2009, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, November 2-6, 2009, proceedings / Jeremy Gibbons, José Nuno Oliveira (eds.)
Published Berlin : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 175 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture notes in computer science, 1611-3349 ; 5846
LNCS sublibrary. SL 1, Theoretical computer science and general issues
Lecture notes in computer science ; 5846
LNCS sublibrary. SL 1, Theoretical computer science and general issues.
Contents Abstraction and Modelling: A Complementary Partnership -- Teaching Formal Methods for the Unconquered Territory -- Teaching Formal Methods Based on Rewriting Logic and Maude -- Which Mathematics for the Information Society? -- What Top-Level Software Engineers Tackle after Learning Formal Methods: Experiences from the Top SE Project -- Chief Chefs of Z to Alloy: Using a Kitchen Example to Teach Alloy with Z -- Teaching Program Specification and Verification Using JML and ESC/Java2 -- How to Explain Mistakes -- Integrated and Tool-Supported Teaching of Testing, Debugging, and Verification -- On Teaching Formal Methods: Behavior Models and Code Analysis -- Teaching Concurrency: Theory in Practice
Summary This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the TFM 2009, held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands in November 2009. The 10 revised full papers presented together with an abstracts of invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected from 19 submissions. The papers presented explore the experiences of teaching FMs, both successful and unsuccessful, educational resources including the use of books, case studies and the internet, the education of weak and mathphobic students, the integration, or otherwise, of FMs into the curriculum, including, contributions to the definition of a Formal Methods Body of Knowledge (FMBOK), the advantages of FM-trained graduates in the workplace, changing attitudes towards FMs in students, academic staff and practitioners and the necessary mathematical background
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Formal methods (Computer science) -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibbons, Jeremy, 1966-
Oliveira, José N.
LC no. 2009935818
ISBN 9783642049125
Other Titles TFM 2009