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Specifying Software A Hands-On Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0521808146

ISBN-13: 9780521808149

Edition: 2001

Authors: R. D. Tennent

List price: $111.00
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Provides an innovative hands-on introduction to techniques for specifying the behaviour of software components. It is primarily intended for use as a text book for a course in the 2nd or 3rd year of Computer Science and Computer Engineering programs, but it is also suitable for self-study. Using this book will help the reader improve programming skills and gain a sound foundation and motivation for subsequent courses in advanced algorithms and data structures, software design, formal methods, compilers, programming languages, and theory. The presentation is based on numerous examples and case studies appropriate to the level of programming expertise of the intended readership. The main…    
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Book details

List price: $111.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/25/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Specifying algorithms
Verifying algorithms: basic techniques
Verifying algorithms: some examples
Additional verification techniques
Data Representations
Data representation: a case study
Data representation: additional examples
Language Recognizers
Basic concepts
State-transition diagrams
Regular languages
ontext-free languages
taste of computability theory
programming language reference
hints for selected exercises