Kermit Protocol - Formal Specification and Verification

The file is a PostScript rendition of the article, Kermit: Specification and Verification by James K. Huggins, EECS Department, University of Michican, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122,, originally published in the book, Specification and Validation Methods, ed. E. Börger, Oxford University Press, 1995. The article is reproduced with the permission of Oxford University Press.

In this paper, the Kermit protocol is formally specified and proven correct using an evolving algebra ("ealgebra") approach.

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