Advertisement

Formal Verification of Industrial Critical Software

  • Marielle Petit-Doche
  • Nicolas Breton
  • Roméo Courbis
  • Yoann Fonteneau
  • Matthias Güdemann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9128)

Abstract

In this paper, the challenges for using formal verification based on automatic tools, like model-checkers, in the industrial development process of safety critical systems is discussed. This usage must be integrated into an appropriate process and must allow for independent result-checking.

Our approach is illustrated with a case study from the openETCS ITEA2 research project using the Systerel Smart Solver S3, a modern SAT-based model-checker for equivalence checking and safety properties analysis of SCADE, C or Ada programs.

Keywords

Equivalence Check Safety Property Proof Obligation High Level Language Generate Test Case 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Amla, N., Du, X., Kuehlmann, A., Kurshan, R.P., McMillan, K.L.: An analysis of SAT-based model checking techniques in an industrial environment. In: Borrione, D., Paul, W. (eds.) CHARME 2005. LNCS, vol. 3725, pp. 254–268. Springer, Heidelberg (2005)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Badeau, F., Amelot, A.: Using B as a High Level Programming Language in an Industrial Project: Roissy VAL. In: Treharne, H., King, S., C. Henson, M., Schneider, S. (eds.) ZB 2005. LNCS, vol. 3455, pp. 334–354. Springer, Heidelberg (2005)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Badeau, F., Doche-Petit, M.: Formal data validation with event-b. Proceeding of DS-Event 2012, CoRR abs/1210.7039 (2012)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Behm, P., Benoit, P., Faivre, A., Meynadier, J.-M.: Météor: A successful application of B in a large project. In: Wing, J.M., Woodcock, J. (eds.) FM 1999. LNCS, vol. 1708, pp. 369–387. Springer, Heidelberg (1999)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Biere, A., Cimatti, A., Clarke, E., Zhu, Y.: Symbolic model checking without bDDs. In: Cleaveland, W.R. (ed.) TACAS 1999. LNCS, vol. 1579, pp. 193–207. Springer, Heidelberg (1999)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Boulanger, J.L.: Safety Demonstration for a Rail Signaling Application in Nominal and Degraded Modes Using Formal Proof (2014)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    CENELEC–EN 50128: Railway applications –Communication, signalling and processing system –Software for railway control and protecton system. DIN (October 2011)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Essamé, D., Dollé, D.: B in Large-Scale Projects: The Canarsie Line CBTC Experience. In: Julliand, J., Kouchnarenko, O. (eds.) B 2007. LNCS, vol. 4355, pp. 252–254. Springer, Heidelberg (2006)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    European Union: Commission decision of 25 january 2012 on the technical specification for interoperability relating to the control-command and signalling subsystems of the trans- european rail system - 2012/88/EU, official journal of the european union, pp. l51/1-l51/65 (2012)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Marielle Petit-Doche, WP7 participants: Report on all aspects of secondary tooling. Report D7.2, openETCS (2014)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Jastram, M., Petit-Doche, M.: WP7 participants: Report on the Final Choice of the Primary Toolchain. Report D7.1, openETCS (October 2013)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    openETCS: Project Outline Full Project Proposal Annex openETCS open proofs methodology for the european train control system. Requirements v2.2 (2011)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    RTCA, EUROCAE: Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification. RTCA DO-178 (2011)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Sheeran, M., Singh, S., Stålmarck, G.: Checking safety properties using induction and a SAT-solver. In: Johnson, S.D., Hunt Jr., W.A. (eds.) FMCAD 2000. LNCS, vol. 1954, pp. 108–125. Springer, Heidelberg (2000)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    UNISIG: SUBSET-026 System Requirements Specification, version 3.3.0 (2012)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marielle Petit-Doche
    • 1
  • Nicolas Breton
    • 1
  • Roméo Courbis
    • 1
  • Yoann Fonteneau
    • 1
  • Matthias Güdemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Systerel, Les portes de l’Arbois, bâtiment AAix-en-Provence CEDEX 3France

Personalised recommendations