A Compositional Approach to the Verification of Hybrid Systems

  • Lăcrămioara Aştefănoaei
  • Saddek Bensalem
  • Marius Bozga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9660)


The increase of complexity in modelling systems and the chances of success when model-checking them tend to be inversely proportional. This mere observation justifies plainly the need to investigate alternative ways for verification. In this paper we present such an alternative which uses a compositional verification rule. The basic idea is to automatically compute local properties and combine them such that together they are strong enough to prove global safety properties of systems. In [2] we showed how such a rule works in the framework of timed systems with a fixed number of components and in [3] how the whole approach can be extended to the parameterised case. The application of the compositional verification rule can be pushed even further with respect to two directions: (1) hybrid and (2) parametric systems. This is the subject of the present paper.


Hybrid System Convex Polyhedron Reachable State Local Invariant Symbolic State 
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We would like to thank Chih-Hong Cheng for his friendly feedback and for sharing some ideas about possible ways to tackle decomposition.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lăcrămioara Aştefănoaei
    • 1
  • Saddek Bensalem
    • 2
  • Marius Bozga
    • 2
  1. 1.fortiss - An-Institut TUMMünchenGermany
  2. 2.UJF-Grenoble, CNRS VERIMAG UMR 5104GrenobleFrance

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