Performing Safety Analyses with AADL and AltaRica

  • Julien Brunel
  • Peter Feiler
  • Jérôme Hugues
  • Bruce Lewis
  • Tatiana ProsvirnovaEmail author
  • Christel Seguin
  • Lutz Wrage
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10437)


AADL and AltaRica languages can be used to support the safety assessments of system architectures. These languages were defined with different concerns and this paper aims at presenting their principles and how they can be related. A translator from AADL to AltaRica is proposed and its prototype is applied to a simplified flight control system of a UAV. The resulting AltaRica model has been analyzed with the AltaRica safety tools and the experimental results are discussed.


AADL AltaRica MBSA Safety patterns 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Brunel
    • 1
  • Peter Feiler
    • 4
  • Jérôme Hugues
    • 3
  • Bruce Lewis
    • 5
  • Tatiana Prosvirnova
    • 2
    Email author
  • Christel Seguin
    • 1
  • Lutz Wrage
    • 4
  1. 1.ONERAToulouseFrance
  2. 2.IRT Saint-ExupéryToulouseFrance
  3. 3.ISAE SUPAEROToulouseFrance
  4. 4.Software Engineering InstituteCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  5. 5.US Army, AMRDECHuntsvilleUSA

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