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An Abstract, on the Fly Framework for the Verification of Service-Oriented Systems

  • Stefania Gnesi
  • Franco Mazzanti
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6582)

Abstract

In this chapter we present (some of) the design principles which have inspired the development of the CMC/UMC verification framework. The first of these is the need of an abstraction mechanism which allows to observe a model in terms of an abstract L 2 TS, therefore hiding all the unnecessary underlying details of the concrete computational model, while revealing only the details which might be important to understand the system behavior. The second of these is the need a Service-Oriented Logic (SocL ) which is an event and state based, branching-time, efficiently verifiable, parametric temporal logic, for the formal encoding of service-oriented properties. The third principle is the usefulness of an on-the-fly, bounded model-checking approach for an efficient, interactive analysis of service-oriented systems which starts from the early stages of the incremental system design.

Keywords

Model Check Atomic Proposition Label Transition System Observable Action Variable Binder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefania Gnesi
    • 1
  • Franco Mazzanti
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell’Informazione “A. Faedo” - CNRItaly

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