Agostino Cortesi and Francesco Logozzo
The paper investigates a formal approach to the verification of non functional software requirements, e.g. portability, time and space efficiency, dependability/robustness. The key-idea is the notion of observable, i.e., an abstraction of the concrete semantics when focusing on a behavioral property of interest. By applying an abstract interpretation-based static analysis of the source program, and by a suitable choice of abstract domains, it
is possible to design formal and effective tools for non-functional requirements validation.
In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Coordination Models and Languages (COORDINATION '05)
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