Towards a Hybrid Verification Approach

  • Nahla ElarabyEmail author
  • Eva Kühn
  • Anita Messinger
  • Sophie Therese Radschek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11176)


Verification methods have limitations rooted in their methodological approach. Different methods can be more appropriate in verifying some type of properties than others. We propose a “Hybrid Verification” scheme that verifies different properties using different verification methods and supports a unified specification interface, based on a suitable coordination model. Identifying appropriate verification methods for each property to be verified is a necessary prerequisite for this approach. This work introduces a categorization of properties to be verified and a corresponding mapping to suitable verification methods in accordance with and discussing existing literature. A unified modeling methodology for various assertions based on a coordination model is presented. A generic use cases from the railway domain is used to show the applicability of the proposed Hybrid Verification scheme.


System verification Hybrid verification scheme Distributed systems Coordination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nahla Elaraby
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Eva Kühn
    • 1
  • Anita Messinger
    • 1
  • Sophie Therese Radschek
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsTU WienViennaAustria
  2. 2.Canadian International College – CICCairoEgypt

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