**The Z Notation: A Reference Manual**

by J. M. Spivey

**Publisher**: Prentice Hall 1992**ISBN/ASIN**: 0139785299**ISBN-13**: 9780139785290**Number of pages**: 168

**Description**:

The standard Z notation for specifying and designing software has evolved over the best part of a decade. This an informal but rigorous reference manual is written with the everyday needs of readers and writers of Z specifications in mind.

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