John Fitzgerald (computer scientist)
John S. Fitzgerald (born 1965) is a British computer scientist and Chair of Formal Methods Europe. He is a Reader in the School of Computing Science at Newcastle University, UK, where he works as a member of the Centre for Software Reliability. His research interests are in the area of dependable computer systems and formal methods, with a background in the VDM. He is a committee member of BCS-FACS.
Fitzgerald was born in Belfast and was educated at Bangor Grammar School and The University of Manchester. He holds the BSc in Computing and Information Systems and the PhD degrees from the Department of Computer Science at Manchester.
- Bicarregui, J.C., Fitzgerald, J.S. and Lindsay, P.A. et al., Proof in VDM: a Practitioner's Guide. Springer-Verlag Formal Approaches to Computing and Information Technology (FACIT), 1994. ISBN 3-540-19813-X.
- Fitzgerald, J.S. and Larsen, P.G., Modelling Systems: Practical Tools and Techniques in Software Engineering. Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-521-62348-0. (Japanese Edition pub. Iwanami Shoten, 2003. ISBN 4-00-005609-3.)
- Fitzgerald, J.S., Larsen, P.G., Mukherjee, P. et al., Validated Designs for Object-oriented Systems. Springer-Verlag, 2005. ISBN 1-85233-881-4.
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