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Modelling and Validating an Engineering Application in Kernel P Systems

  • Raluca LefticaruEmail author
  • Mehmet Emin Bakir
  • Savas Konur
  • Mike Stannett
  • Florentin Ipate
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10725)

Abstract

This paper illustrates how kernel P systems (kP systems) can be used for modelling and validating an engineering application, in this case a cruise control system of an electric bike. The validity of the system is demonstrated via formal verification, carried out using the kPWorkbench tool. Furthermore, we show how the kernel P system model can be tested using automata and X-machine based techniques.

Keywords

Membrane computing Kernel P systems Cruise control Electric bike Bicycle Verification Testing 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The work of SK is supported by Innovate UK (project no: KTP010551). MB is supported by a PhD studentship provided by the Turkey Ministry of Education. FI is supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNCS-UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0210.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raluca Lefticaru
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mehmet Emin Bakir
    • 3
  • Savas Konur
    • 1
  • Mike Stannett
    • 3
  • Florentin Ipate
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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