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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference on Formal Methods for Open Object-Based Distributed Systems, FMOODS 2006, held in Bologna, Italy in June 2006.
The 16 revised full papers presented together with an invited paper and abstracts of 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 51 submissions. Among the topics addressed are component- and model-based design, service-oriented computing, software quality, modeling languages implementation, formal specification, verification, validation, testing, and service-oriented systems.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Monitor - UML - automata - distributed computing - distributed systems - formal method - formal methods - formal specification - model-driven architectures - modeling - object systems - object-oriented programming - open systems - security - semantics
Invited Speakers.- Security Issues in Service Composition.- Separating Distribution from Coordination and Computation as Architectural Dimensions.- The Bisimulation Proof Method: Enhancements and Open Problems.- Regular Papers.- An Approach to Quality Achievement at the Architectural Level: AQUA.- Bounded Analysis and Decomposition for Behavioural Descriptions of Components.- Modeling and Validation of a Software Architecture for the Ariane-5 Launcher.- Synchronizing Behavioural Mismatch in Software Composition.- Static Safety for an Actor Dedicated Process Calculus by Abstract Interpretation.- Temporal Superimposition of Aspects for Dynamic Software Architecture.- Modeling Long–Running Transactions with Communicating Hierarchical Timed Automata.- Transformation Laws for UML-RT.- Underspecification, Inherent Nondeterminism and Probability in Sequence Diagrams.- Generating Instance Models from Meta Models.- KM3: A DSL for Metamodel Specification.- Defining Object-Oriented Execution Semantics Using Graph Transformations.- Type-Safe Runtime Class Upgrades in Creol.- Abstract Interface Behavior of Object-Oriented Languages with Monitors.- Mobility Mechanisms in Service Oriented Computing.- Theoretical Foundations of Scope-Based Compensable Flow Language for Web Service.