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Title Using B to Design and Verify Controllers for Chemical Processing
Abstract This paper is concerned with bridging the gap between approaches for the synthesis of controllers in the process industries and formal methods of specifying, designing and verifying reactive and real-time systems. We present a method which integrates techniques for the synthesis of procedural controllers [24] with specification and verification techniques for B[1]. The combined method enables a sytematic approach to be taken to the creation of formalised designs for process controllers and proof obligations for the correctness of these designs against specifications to be generated. The techniques have been applied to a part of an industrial plant [20]. In this paper we present the approach using the well-known gas burner example [22]. We also propose extensions to B which would allow more abstract and expressive specification of the requirements and designs of such systems.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 1st International Conference on B, (B'96), Nantes, France, November, 1996, (1996). 1996