From AADL Model to LNT Specification

  • Hana Mkaouar
  • Bechir Zalila
  • Jérôme Hugues
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9111)


The verification of distributed real-time systems designed by architectural languages such as AADL (Architecture Analysis and Design Language) is a research challenge. These systems are often used in safety-critical domains where one mistake can result in physical damages and even life loss. In such domains, formal methods are a suitable solution for rigorous analysis. This paper studies the formal verification of distributed real-time systems modelled with AADL. We transform AADL model to another specification formalism enabling the verification. We choose LNT language which is an input to CADP toolbox for formal analysis. Then, we illustrate our approach with the "Flight Control System" case study.


AADL LNT Distributed real-time systems Architecture description languages Model transformation Specification languages Formal verification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hana Mkaouar
    • 1
  • Bechir Zalila
    • 1
  • Jérôme Hugues
    • 2
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.ReDCAD LaboratoryUniversity of Sfax, National School of Engineers of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Institut Supérieur de L’Aéronautique Et de L’EspaceUniversité de ToulouseToulouse Cedex 4France
  3. 3.Research Center for Computer Science Multimedia and Digital Data Processing of SfaxSakiet Ezzit, SfaxTunisia

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