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Formal Analysis of Proactive, Distributed Routing

  • Mojgan Kamali
  • Peter Höfner
  • Maryam Kamali
  • Luigia Petre
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9276)

Abstract

As (network) software is such an omnipresent component of contemporary mission-critical systems, formal analysis is required to provide the necessary certification or at least formal assurances for these systems. In this paper we focus on modelling and analysing the Optimised Link State Routing (OLSR) protocol, a distributed, proactive routing protocol. It is recognised as one of the standard ad-hoc routing protocols for Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs). WMNs are instrumental in critical systems, such as emergency response networks and smart electrical grids. We use the model checker Uppaal for analysing safety properties of OLSR as well as to point out a case of OLSR malfunctioning.

Keywords

Model Check Wireless Mesh Network Topology Control Optimise Link State Routing Computation Tree Logic 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

This research belongs to the Academy of Finland FResCo project (grant number 263925, FResCo: High-quality Measurement Infrastructure for Future Resilient Control Systems). NICTA is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Australian Research Council through the ICT Centre of Excellence Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mojgan Kamali
    • 1
  • Peter Höfner
    • 2
    • 3
  • Maryam Kamali
    • 4
  • Luigia Petre
    • 1
  1. 1.Åbo Akademi UniversityTurkuFinland
  2. 2.NICTASydneyAustralia
  3. 3.University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia
  4. 4.University of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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