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Prof James Woodcock FREng
Anniversary Professor of Software Engineering

Interests

  • Hybrid systems: cyber-physical systems, robotics, and digital twins.
  • Formal methods: modelling, verification, theorem proving in Isabelle/HOL, model checking in FDR, principled testing, and notations (especially Z, CSP, & Circus).
  • Formal semantics: Unifying Theories of Programming.
  • Probabilistic programming: semantics, Bayesian inference, and uncertainty.
  • Software engineering: industrial applications.
  • History of computer science.
  • Homepage: https://www-users.york.ac.uk/~jw524/

Qualifications

FREng

Career

Until 2001: Professor of Software Engineering and Director of Centre of Excellence, University of Oxford

https://pure.york.ac.uk/portal/en/researchers/james-charles-paul-woodcock(c9e521d6-3c93-4564-bf38-eec7ab1c4ea7).html

Departmental and University Roles

  • Senate member

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Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
York
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325446

Office: CSE/015

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