An Inductive Approach for Modal Transition System Refinement

Dalal Alrajeh, Jeff Kramer, Alessandra Russo & Sebastian Uchitel
Modal Transition Systems (MTSs) provide an appropriate framework for modelling software behaviour when only a partial specification is available. A key characteristic of an MTS is that it explicitly models events that a system is required to provide and is proscribed from exhibiting, and those for which no specification is available, called maybe events. Incremental elaboration of maybe events into either required or proscribed events can be seen as a process of MTS refinement, resulting...