A Formal Framework for Conformance Testing of Distributed Real-Time Systems

  • Moez Krichen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6490)

Abstract

We extend our previous work on model-based testing [2]. We propose a formal framework for black-box conformance testing for distributed real-time systems. Our framework is based on the model of partially-observable, non-deterministic timed automata. A given distributed system can be modeled either as a single timed automaton or a network of timed automata. Our algorithm for generating test suites is based on an on-the-fly determinization of the specification automaton. Our testing architecture may be either centralized or not.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Moez Krichen
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  1. 1.Research Unit of Development and Control of Distributed ApplicationsHigher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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