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KIV

Specification and verification of distributed technical systems with central control
  • Gerhard Schellhorn
  • Axel Burandt
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 891)

Abstract

This paper presents an algebraic approach to the specification and verification of distributed technical systems, which are controlled by a central control program. The approach is demonstrated by its application to the case study “production cell”. The approach uses first-order specifications to describe the possible behaviour of the system. Specifications are structured according to the physical structure of the system. A PASCAL-like program is used to enforce intended behaviour. The whole case study, including specification as well as verification of lifeness and safety conditions, is carried out using the KIV system.

Keywords

Control Program Production Cell Control Event Sensor Event Dynamic Logic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Schellhorn
    • 1
  • Axel Burandt
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität KarlsruheDeutschland

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