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[Frama-c-discuss] [Off-topic] Classification/taxonomy of formal methods?

You may want to look at
(I did not read it yet, so can't really give an informed opinion, but the
table of contents seem reasonable)

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:38 PM, David MENTRE <dmentre at>wrote:

> Hello,
> This question is not strictly related to Frama-C and Coq but readers
> of this list might have a good advice: does anybody know a
> classification/taxonomy of various formal methods? I googled and
> looked at various Wiki and web sites but found nothing very
> conclusive.
> I plan to do a broad presentation of formal methods and associated
> tools (amongst them Frama-C and Coq) and I would like to show how
> approaches like Coq, B Method, Synchronous languages, Frama-C, SAT
> solvers, model checkers, etc. compare to each other.
> Until now, the classification I found is between:
>  * Formal Specification
>  * Formal Verification
>  * Formal Synthesis
> with an overlap between the three sets.
> Classification for software verification:
>  * Axiomatic Semantics (Hoare & Co.)
>  * Abstract Interpretation
>  * Model Checking
>  * Type Systems
> Many thanks in advance for any tips,
> Best regards,
> david
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