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Cliff Jones (computer scientist) : biography

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Clifford "Cliff" B. Jones (born 1 June 1944) is a British computer scientist, specializing in research into formal methods. He undertook a late DPhil at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory under Tony Hoare, awarded in 1981. He also worked with Dines Bjørner and others on the Vienna Development Method (VDM) at IBM in Vienna.

He was a professor at the University of Manchester, worked in industry at Harlequin for a period, and is now a Professor of Computing Science at Newcastle University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Formal Aspects of Computing journal.

As well as formal methods, he also has interests in interdisciplinary aspects of computer science and the history of computer science., Scientific Commons.

Books

Jones has authored and edited many books:, Amazon.co.uk.

  • Reflections on the Work of C.A.R. Hoare, Roscoe, A.W., Jones, C.B. and Wood, K. (eds.). Springer. ISBN 978-1-84882-911-4 (2010).
  • VDM: Une methode rigoureuse pour le development du logiciel, Jones, C.B. Masson, Paris. ISBN 2-225-82812-1 (1993).
  • MURAL: A Formal Development Support System, Jones, C.B., Jones, K.D., Lindsay, P.A. and Moore, R. (eds.). Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-19651-X (1991).
  • Systematic Software Development using VDM (2nd Edition), Jones, C.B. Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-880733-7, 1990
  • Case Studies in Systematic Software Development, Jones, C.B. and Shaw, R.C.F. (eds.). Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-116088-5 (1989).
  • Essays in Computing Science, Hoare, C.A.R. and Jones, C.B. Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-284027-8 (1989).
  • Systematic Software Development using VDM, Jones, C.B. Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-880717-5 (1986).
  • Programming Languages and their Definition: Selected Papers of Hans Bekic (1936–1982), Jones, C.B. (editor). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 177, Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-13378-X (1984).
  • Formal Specification and Software Development, Bjørner, D. and Jones, C.B. Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-329003-4 (1982).
  • Software Development: A Rigorous Approach, Jones, C.B. Prentice Hall International Series in Computer Science, Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-821884-6 (1980).
  • The Vienna Development Method: The Meta-Language, Bjørner, D. and Jones, C.B. (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 61, Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-08766-4 (1978).
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