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New Opportunities for Integrated Formal Methods. / Gleirscher, Mario; Foster, Simon; Woodcock, Jim.

In: ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 52, No. 16, 117, 23.10.2019.

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Gleirscher, M, Foster, S & Woodcock, J 2019, 'New Opportunities for Integrated Formal Methods', ACM Computing Surveys, vol. 52, no. 16, 117. https://doi.org/10.1145/3357231

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Gleirscher, M., Foster, S., & Woodcock, J. (2019). New Opportunities for Integrated Formal Methods. ACM Computing Surveys, 52(16), [117]. https://doi.org/10.1145/3357231

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Gleirscher M, Foster S, Woodcock J. New Opportunities for Integrated Formal Methods. ACM Computing Surveys. 2019 Oct 23;52(16). 117. https://doi.org/10.1145/3357231

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Gleirscher, Mario ; Foster, Simon ; Woodcock, Jim. / New Opportunities for Integrated Formal Methods. In: ACM Computing Surveys. 2019 ; Vol. 52, No. 16.

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