On the Timed Automata-Based Verification of Ravenscar Systems

  • Iulian Ober
  • Nicolas Halbwachs
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5026)


The Ravenscar profile for Ada enforces several restrictions on the usage of general-purpose tasking constructs, thereby facilitating most analysis tasks and in particular functional and timing verification using model checking. This paper presents an experiment in translating the Ravenscar fragment of Ada into the input language of a timed model checker (IF [7, 8]), discusses the difficulties and proposes solutions for most constructs supported by the profile. The technique is evaluated in a small case study issued from a space application, on which we present verification results and conclusions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iulian Ober
    • 1
  • Nicolas Halbwachs
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de Toulouse - IRITToulouseFrance
  2. 2.CNRS - VERIMAGGièresFrance

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