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Méthodes et outils pour la vérification symbolique de systèmes temporisés

Abstract : This work proposes a method for the analysis of real-time systems.
The method is based on the compilation of specifications into timed
graphs, from which it is possible to verify real-time
properties and to generate executable code.

Timed graphs are automata extended with a set of variables,
called clocks, which are used to express timing constraints.

An algorithm for constructing a finite timed graph from
an ATP program is developed. ATP is an algebra of timed
processes with built-in timed operators such as timeouts
and watchdogs. The main interest of the algorithm is that
the size of the graph is independent of the values of
time parameters.

Real-time properties are specified as formulas of the
logic TCTL. It is shown that temporal constructs can be
expressed as fixed points in terms of an appropriate
next-state operator. Furthermore, this work proposes
a symbolic model-checking algorithm for TCTL. The
characteristic set of a formula is computed as a
disjunction of linear constraints over the set of clocks.

Both algorithms have been implemented within the KRONOS tool,
which has been used to verify several non-trivial real-time
applications. The results obtained show the practical interest
of this approach.
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Sergio Yovine. Méthodes et outils pour la vérification symbolique de systèmes temporisés. Autre [cs.OH]. Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble - INPG, 1993. Français. ⟨tel-00127808⟩



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