Constructing Property-Oriented Models for Verification

  • Jifeng He
  • Shengchao Qin
  • Adnan Sherif
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4010)


This paper advocates a general approach to formal verification by constructing property-oriented models. We instantiate the approach using timing properties, and construct a heterogeneous untimed model in which time is abstracted away, so that we can verify timing properties in an untimed framework. The correctness of property-oriented model construction is ensured by the conformance of semantic and syntactic mappings.


Normal Form Timing Property Safety Property Parallel Composition Communicate Sequential Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jifeng He
    • 1
  • Shengchao Qin
    • 2
  • Adnan Sherif
    • 3
  1. 1.Software Engineering InstituteEast China Normal University 
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceDurham University 
  3. 3.Centro de InformaticaFederal University of Pernambuco 

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