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ETAPS 2014: From Programs to Systems. The Systems perspective in Computing pp 69-83 | Cite as

Programming and Verifying Component Ensembles

  • Rocco De Nicola
  • Alberto Lluch Lafuente
  • Michele Loreti
  • Andrea Morichetta
  • Rosario Pugliese
  • Valerio Senni
  • Francesco Tiezzi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8415)

Abstract

A simplified version of the kernel language SCEL, that we call SCELlight, is introduced as a formalism for programming and verifying properties of so-called cyber-physical systems consisting of software-intensive ensembles of components, featuring complex intercommunications and interactions with humans and other systems. In order to validate the amenability of the language for verification purposes, we provide a translation of SCELlight specifications into Promela. We test the feasibility of the approach by formally specifying an application scenario, consisting of a collection of components offering a variety of services meeting different quality levels, and by using SPIN to verify that some desired behaviors are guaranteed.

Keywords

Cyber Physical Systems Component-based Systems Formal Methods Process Calculi Verification Model Checking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rocco De Nicola
    • 1
  • Alberto Lluch Lafuente
    • 1
  • Michele Loreti
    • 2
  • Andrea Morichetta
    • 1
  • Rosario Pugliese
    • 1
  • Valerio Senni
    • 1
  • Francesco Tiezzi
    • 1
  1. 1.IMT Institute for Advanced Studies LuccaItaly
  2. 2.Università degli Studi di FirenzeItaly

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