Dan Zhou and Paul E. Black, Formal Specification of Operating System Operations, Proc. of IEEE TC-ECBS and IFIP WG10.1 joint workshop on Formal Specifications of Computer Based Systems, pages 69-73, Washington, D.C., (April 2001).

Abstract: This paper describes the development of a formal specification for a secure operating system architecture and its security-related operations in higher-order logic theorem prover, HOL. We specify operating system entries as user defined data types and security conditions as predicates that restrict system operations. We also provide a uniform environment for system commands that change the security state of systems.

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