Prototype of a Decision Table Generation Tool from the Formal Specification

Tetsuro Katayama, Kenta Nishikawa, Yoshihiro Kita, Hisaaki Yamaba, Kentaro Aburada, Naonobu Okazaki
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Tetsuro Katayama
Available Online 1 December 2015.
automatic generation, decision table, formal method, formal specification, VDM++, test design
This research has implemented a prototype of a decision table generation tool from the specification (the formal specification) described in a formal specification language. This paper uses the formal specification description language VDM++ which is the lightweight formal methods VDM (Vienna Development Method) to write the formal specification. We applied some general specifications to the prototype, in order to evaluate its usefulness. As a result, the prototype has improved the efficiency in test design with formal methods.

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