Compositional Semantics and Analysis of Hierarchical Block Diagrams

  • Iulia DragomirEmail author
  • Viorel Preoteasa
  • Stavros Tripakis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9641)


We present a compositional semantics and analysis framework for hierarchical block diagrams (HBDs) in terms of atomic and composite predicate transformers. Our framework consists of two components: (1) a compiler that translates Simulink HBDs into an algebra of transformers composed in series, in parallel, and in feedback; (2) an implementation of the theory of transformers and static analysis techniques for them in Isabelle. We evaluate our framework on several case studies including a benchmark Simulink model by Toyota.


Composition Operator Basic Block Parallel Composition Hybrid Automaton Serial Composition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iulia Dragomir
    • 1
    Email author
  • Viorel Preoteasa
    • 1
  • Stavros Tripakis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Aalto UniversityEspooFinland
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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