A Framework for Representation, Validation and Implementation of Databases Application Semanticss

Maurice van Keulen, J. Skowronek, Peter M.G. Apers, H. Balsters, Henk Blanken, R.A. de By, Jan Flokstra

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New application domains in data-processing environments pose new requirements on the methodologies, techniques and tools used to design them. The applications’ semantics should be fully represented at an increasingly high level, and the representation should be subject to rigorous validation and verification. We present a semantic representation framework (including the language, methods and tools) for design of data-processing applications. The new features of the framework include a small number of precisely defined domain-independent concepts, high-level possibilities for describing behavioural semantics (methods and constraints) and the validation and verification tools included in the framework. We present examples of the use of the framework, including the use of its tools.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IFIP WG 2.6 Working Conference on Database Applications Semantics (DS-6)
EditorsR meersman, L. Mark
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)978-1-5041-2946-6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1995
Event6th IFIP WG 2.6 Working Conference on Database Semantics (DS-6) 1995 - Stone Mountain, Atlanta, United States
Duration: 30 May 19952 Jun 1995
Conference number: 6

Publication series

NameIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
PublisherSpringer Verlag
ISSN (Print)1868-4238


Conference6th IFIP WG 2.6 Working Conference on Database Semantics (DS-6) 1995
Abbreviated titleDS-6
CountryUnited States
CityStone Mountain, Atlanta


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