FlyFast: A Mean Field Model Checker
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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.
KeywordsMean field model checking Collective Adaptive Systems Discrete time markov chains Self-organisation Gossip protocols
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