Software, Services, And Systems: Essays Dedicated To Martin Wirsing On The Occasion Of His Retirement From The Chair Of Programming And Software Engineering
This book is dedicated to Professor Martin Wirsing on the occasion of his emeritation from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt in Munich, Germany. The volume is a reflection, with gratitude and admiration, on Professor Wirsings life highly creative, remarkably fruitful and intellectually generous life. It also gives a snapshot of the research ideas that in many cases have been deeply influenced by Professor Wirsings work. The book consists of six sections. The first section contains personal remembrances and expressions of gratitude from friends of Professor Wirsing. The remaining five sections consist of groups of scientific papers written by colleagues and collaborators of Professor Wirsing, which have been grouped and ordered according to his scientific evolution. More specifically, the papers are concerned with logical and algebraic foundations algebraic specifications, institutions and rewriting foundations of software engineering service oriented systems and adaptive and autonomic systems.