FlyFast: A Mean Field Model Checker

  • Diego Latella
  • Michele LoretiEmail author
  • Mieke Massink
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10206)


We present FlyFast, a recently introduced on-the-fly mean field model checker for the verification of time-dependent probabilistic properties of individual objects in the context of large populations. An example of its use is illustrated analysing a push-pull gossip protocol. Such protocols form the basis on top of which many smart collective adaptive systems are built. Typical properties are the replication of a fresh data element throughout a network, the coverage of the network, and the time to convergence.


Mean field model checking Collective Adaptive Systems Discrete time markov chains Self-organisation Gossip protocols 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione ‘A. Faedo’, CNRPisaItaly
  2. 2.Università di FirenzeFlorenceItaly
  3. 3.IMT Alti StudiLuccaItaly

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