Bounded Analysis and Decomposition for Behavioural Descriptions of Components

  • Pascal Poizat
  • Jean-Claude Royer
  • Gwen Salaün
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4037)


Explicit behavioural interfaces are now accepted as a mandatory feature of components to address architectural analysis. Behavioural interface description languages should be able to deal with data types and with rich communication means. Symbolic Transition Systems (STS) support the definition of component models which take into account control, concurrency, communication and data types. However, verification of components described with protocol modelled by STS, especially model-checking, is difficult since they possibly involve different sources of infinity. In this paper, we propose the notions of bounded analysis and bounded decomposition. They can be used to test boundedness of systems and to generate finite simulations for them so that standard model-checking techniques may be applied for verification purposes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pascal Poizat
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Royer
    • 2
  • Gwen Salaün
    • 3
  1. 1.IBISC – FRE 2873 CNRS Tour Évry 2Évry
  2. 2.OBASCO Group, EMN – INRIA LINANantes
  3. 3.VASY Project, INRIA Rhône-AlpesMontbonnot Saint-Martin

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